TRT World Fellowship 2018 for Emerging Journalists & Recent Graduates (Funded to Istanbul,Turkey)

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Application Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

TRT World Fellowship is an exciting initiative in Istanbul for young talent from around the world to get a unique hands-on experience in the field of change-inspiring journalism.

• Invaluable hands-on experience in News, Programmes, Digital and Vision departments
• Work with experienced traditional broadcast and digital journalists
• Get Digital know how and take part in debate forums and round table discussion groups
• Learn how it all works from the field to the newsroom
• Targeting Proficient English speakers (Level C1 & C2) who are recent graduates and those in their third or fourth year of tertiary studies

Benefits:

TRT World Fellows will spend two months (25th June – 17th August 2018) with the TRT World Team, in one of Turkey’s newest channels, which brings a distinctive voice to the global news landscape. There will be Turkish language courses during the Fellowship period.

Requirements:

IDEAL CANDIDATE IS:

  • Interested in international journalism
  • Proficient English language speaker (Level C1 & C2)
  • A recent graduate from university

SELECTION CRITERIA INCLUDES:

  • Commitment to engagement in the related fields
  • Critical, creative and strategic thinking
  • Submission of an essay based on a topic provided from the Fellowship Program
  • Fellows show interest in the Turkish culture and history

Benefits:

Journalism
Training
During the fellowship programme, you will work full time in TRT World while taking your experience to the next level through a demanding schedule of training which provides a 360-degree view of the modern media industry with professionals from a variety of backgrounds including journalists, editors, PR professionals, producers,reporters and videographers.

Master Classes
You will be engaged in weekly seminars, workshops and master classes emphasizing on journalism skills, cinematography, editing skills, documentary making, humanitarian programmes, Turkish culture and politics.

Site Visits
The participants of the fellowship programme will also be provided site visits of institutions and news agencies. By joining trips to key Turkish cultural, political, media organisations and think-tanks, you’ll be able to understand cultural and historical background of Turkey.

Application Procedure:

Please send your CV and answer the questions below in one PDF Document:

  • Do you have any experience in the media sector (Internship, work Experience etc.)?
  • Name fellowship or internship programs you have been involved with so far (if any)
  • Write a cover letter (min. 300 Words) about your motivation to join the TRT World Fellowship Program

E-mail us at fellowship@trtworld.com.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the TRT World Fellowship 2018