Organization: British Council
Event Duration: 16 Jul. 2019 - 17 Jul. 2019
Apply By: 21 Mar 2019
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. The council create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. It does this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. Work with more than 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society.
About the Event:
Future News Worldwide identifies, trains and connects the next generation of global journalists. It is a partnership programme between the British Council and some of the world's leading media organisations. The aim is to support young people to develop a wide range of journalism skills and to establish the UK as a global leader in the nurturing of young journalists and media figures.
The programme centres around a two-day conference in London, with English as the working language. The conference offers aspiring young journalists opportunities to develop practical and editorial skills and hear directly from some of the world’s most high-profile industry leaders, with a mixture of talks, interactive panel sessions, workshops and hands-on experiences. See highlights of the 2018 conference for a taster. After the conference, delegates will be part of a year-round global alumni network, helping them to engage with one another, implement their learning and continue their professional development. Future News Worldwide 2019 will take place on 16 and 17 July at Reuters UK headquarters in Canary Wharf, London.
- 100 of the world's most talented, motivated and passionate student journalists to attend an intensive media training programme.
- The participants will receive exclusive coaching from world-leading editors, broadcasters, writers and reporters, and see how publishers around the world are using technology to find stories and bring them to life like never before.
- The conference is free for successful applicants and travel and accommodation costs will be covered.
- You can apply if you're an undergraduate or postgraduate student or recent graduate and aged 18-25.
- Applications are welcome from anywhere in the world.
Applications Deadline: 21st March 2019
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