Thomson Reuters Foundation Reporting on Migration Cambodia 2021

Thomson Reuters Foundation Reporting on Migration Cambodia 2021

Deadline: October 15, 2021

Applications are open for the Thomson Reuters Foundation Reporting on Migration Cambodia 2021. Thomson Reuters Foundation’s five-day Online ‘Reporting on Migration’ course is a unique chance for journalists from Cambodia to gain practical skills and knowledge and work on their story ideas with guidance from experienced Thomson Reuters journalists.

With support from the Laudes 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. They will discuss the role of media in raising awareness, reducing vulnerability and holding to account governments, law enforcement and businesses. Attendees will look at innovative approaches to fighting trafficking and forced labour and reporting on migration and scrutinise the quest for integrated policy responses across borders.

Funding

  • Thomson Reuters Foundation can cover data costs for participants.  This arrangement is subject to variation.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be full-time journalists or regular contributors to media organisations in Cambodia.
  • 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 two years’ professional experience and have a good level of spoken and written English

Application

  • When applying you will be asked to upload 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.
  • You will be asked to submit one or more story ideas within your application. The migration story has already been well covered so they will look for journalists with ideas that approach the issue from a new angle. They will not share your ideas with anyone.

Click here to apply

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