The International Center for Journalists runs practical, hands-on programs and events for journalists around the world. From courses and workshops on the latest digital trends, to conferences that gather top international journalists to discuss important issues, there are a range of ways for journalists to get involved.

  • 08/31/2015

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    El Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ) convoca a medios y periodistas mexicanos que residan en México a postularse para la Beca Mike O’Connor de Periodismo de Investigación.

    Esta beca, auspiciada por la Embajada de los Estados Unidos en México, es un homenaje a Mike O’Connor, periodista de investigación de origen estadounidense, que trabajó febrilmente para proteger a periodistas mexicanos como parte de su asignación p

  • 08/31/2015

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    The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) invites Mexican journalists living in Mexico to apply for the Mike O’Connor Scholarship for Investigative Journalism. This scholarship, financed by the United States Embassy in Mexico, is dedicated to the memory of Mike O’Connor, American investigative journalist who worked tirelessly to protect Mexican journalists as part of his work for th

  • 10/19/2015


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    The world has made major progress on HIV, notably in sub-Saharan Africa, where the HIV burden is greatest. Increased access to lifesaving treatment and prevention options has led to a steady decline in AIDS-related deaths and HIV incidence.

  • 2014 USAJEF Fellows (from left) Winston Ross, Stefanie Fuchs, Tina Goebel, Seth Berkman and Julia Herrnböck.

    Each year three to six outstanding media professionals from the United States and Austria are awarded an opportunity to report from and travel in each other's countries as part of the U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships. The program offers young print and broadcast journalists from each country the opportunity to share professional expertise with their colleagues across the Atlantic while working as "foreign correspondents" for their hometown news organizations.

  • Working with ICFJ, News Corp will bring two Russian journalists to London, to spend 28 days at The Times of London and at The Wall Street Journal London Bureau.

    To complement the four-week program, ICFJ will design a three-day orientation in London, which will prepare the fellows for their time in the newsrooms. During the program they will have the opportunity to work alongside colleagues, experiencing how the newsrooms operate and the digital transformations affecting journalism.

  • The 16 fellows from Latin America at the Spring 2015 Professional Fellows Congress.

    This 18-month, multi-phase program is for 28 Latin American professional fellows from Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, and 10 of their U.S. counterparts. ICFJ and its selected partner organizations in each country will recruit professional and citizen journalists, media business managers, digital entrepreneurs and technologists to create media business models that harness the power of digital tools to generate sustainable new revenue. Applicants must be fluent in English.

    The fellows will be matched with expert U.S.

  • 07/06/2015

    The Douglas Tweedale Fellowship helps Latin American journalists improve their digital skills in specialty reporting in areas such as immigration, environment, science and technology or business and personal finance, through a three-week long program in the United States.

  • A team of ICFJ Knight Fellows is leading ICFJ’s Code for Africa (CfAfrica) data-journalism initiative that is catalyzing African media to deliver ongoing, high-quality news that engages audiences and sparks systemic change around “bread and butter” issues such as health and development. Led by two pan-African Fellows, an audience engagement Fellow, and three in-country Fellows, the initiative is targeting newsrooms in three regional hub countries: Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

  • 09/14/2015

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    Please note that the trip dates are now Nov. 1-7, 2015.

    Malaria kills roughly 584,000 people a year, predominantly children under the age of five, even though it's a treatable and preventable disease. Malaria is the deadliest and costliest disease in human history, and one of the few major global diseases that we can end in our lifetime.

    Many governments and foundations are spending millions of dollars to fight malaria, and the result has been historic progress against the disease.

  • Don't miss our Awards Dinner on Nov. 10, when we will honor the achievements of four colleagues whose outstanding coverage has made a huge impact. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, known as the Walter Cronkite of Hispanic news media, will receive the ICFJ Founders Award for covering key issues to the Latino community. Lynsey Addario's searing images of people in conflict zones made her a great choice for our Excellence in International Reporting Award.

    Our two international winners are also standouts.