Thomson Reuters Reporting Workshop on Trafficking and Slavery 2019 (Funded)

Thomson Reuters Reporting Workshop on Trafficking and Slavery 2019 (Funded)

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Applications for the Thomson Reuters Foundation Reporting Workshop on Trafficking and Slavery 2019 are now open. Thomson Reuters Foundation’s one-week Reporting on Migration course in Dhaka is a unique chance for journalists in Bangladesh to gain practical skills and knowledge and work on your story ideas with guidance from experienced Thomson Reuters journalists.

With support from the C&A Foundation, the workshop offers a combination of specialist expertise and hands-on training, with an emphasis on producing high-impact stories for widespread dissemination.

As well as coming away with a deep understanding of the scale, nature and causes of the problem, participants will learn about efforts to set global standards for combating modern slavery, including fundamental conventions, international instruments and a new, legally binding protocol that requires countries to take real action. The workshop will hold from December 2-6, 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Cost

  • Thomson Reuters Foundation can fund travel expenses and accommodation for participants travelling from outside Dhaka.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be full-time journalists or regular contributors to broadcast media organisations in Bangladesh;
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to a career in journalism in their country;
  • Must be a senior journalist with a minimum of three years’ professional experience and have a good level in spoken and written English;
  • If you have been on a Thomson Reuters Foundation training programme within the last two years you will not be eligible to apply.

Application

When applying you will be asked to upload the following documents – please have these ready:

  • Two relevant work samples (maximum file size 5 MB) – in English if possible. For stories not in English, please include a 250-word English summary about the story.
  • A letter from your editor consenting to your participation in the programme and committing to publish/broadcast resulting stories

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Thomson Reuters.

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