Fellowships in global journalism

    | January 7, 2013

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    The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto (Canada) is seeking to train “a new generation of global correspondents.” The school will award 15 fellowships to people from around the world with specialized knowledge of their discipline (for example, business, economics, finance, health, science, or technology), who want to lead the coverage of their disciplines in global media.

    Candidates for this program will:
    -Have a graduate degree, or professional degree, or a few years’ work experience in their discipline
    -Have strong communications instincts
    -Be hungry to cover their disciplines as journalists for media around the world, in all platforms, including print, online, broadcast, and radio, full-time or part-time
    -Be fluent in written and spoken English

    For more information on qualifications, go to: http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/journalism/qualifications.php

    Fellows will receive eight months of training, including:
    -Reporting on your own discipline for major media
    -Studying “Writing and Multiplatform News Presentation,” “Reporting and Research,” “Global Dynamics,” and “Entrepreneurship”
    -Receiving direct mentoring from your own “bureau chief,” an experienced journalist whose job it is to hone your skills and help launch your career
    -Attending a year-long series of lectures from leading journalists around the world

    For more information on the program, go to: http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/journalism/program.php

    The application deadline is February 11, 2013. For details on how to apply, go to: http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/journalism/application.php