TRT World Fellowship Programme 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey (Fully-funded)

TRT World Fellowship Programme 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey (Fully-funded)

Deadline: May 6, 2018

The 2018 TRT World Fellowship Programme application is now open. 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.

The Fellowship will engage 15 talents, junior journalists and recent graduates, who are interested in the opportunity of producing balanced news with a humanitarian focus. You will join a diverse group of individuals from around the world including journalists, editors, broadcasters, researchers and freelancers.

The direct focus of this Fellowship Program is to reach people who want to get familiar with the perspective of TRT World, keep up with the changes in the media industry and improve their understanding of Turkish culture. 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.

Programme Details

  • 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.

Benefits

Round air flight tickets and accommodation will be provided.

You will:

  • 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

Eligibility

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

Criteria

  • 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

Application

Fellowship applications are only available and submitted online.

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

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit TRT World Fellowship.

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