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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.

  • 05/29/2016

    TO APPLY FOR THIS PROGRAM, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

    Three U.S.-based journalists will be selected for 19-day reporting trips in Japan, to be conducted throughout the summer and fall of 2016, in the fourth year of ICFJ's "Illuminating Today's Japan for American Audiences" program. The participating journalists will work with an experienced Japanese interpreter and fixer, and are expected to dig into the economic, social, cultural, environmental and energy-policy challenges facing the country.

  • 02/22/2016

    Broadcast media professionals from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are invited to apply for one of two programs this summer aimed at sharpening their broadcast journalism skills and immersing participants in cutting-edge digital journalism in the United States.

    For one program, ICFJ will select six English-speaking broadcast journalists for a four-week fellowship. The program will start in Washington, D.C., with an intensive orientation that will expose participants to U.S.

  • 01/08/2016

    We are no longer accepting applications for this program.

    Georgian journalists have a chance to travel to the United States next year to hone their multimedia skills and deepen their knowledge of the latest digital trends and tools.

    Participants from Georgia attend 2011 ICFJ workshop on using social media to improve reporting, held at the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

    Eighteen journalists will be selected for this two-pronged program, which will include a 16-day study tour to four U.S. cities where participants will attend training sessions, meetings and site visits that will expose them to cutting-edge digital tools, skills and methods.

  • 04/17/2016

    The Bringing Home the World Fellowship helps U.S.-based minority journalists cover compelling yet under-reported international stories, increasing the diversity of voices in global news. The program helps level the playing field and redress the inequality minority journalists often face by giving them the opportunity to report from overseas and advance their careers.

    In previous years, fellows have produced more than 120 stories, enriching their communities with new perspectives on global issues.

  • 05/30/2016

    The application deadline has been extended to May 30, 2016 for professional working journalists in Bihar only. Click here to apply.

    ICFJ trainer Pierre Kattar works with participants from ICFJ’s 2015 Roadblocks Along the New Silk Road program for South Asian journalists. Photo credit: Frank Folwell

    In the spring of 2016 the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of the U.S. Consulate Kolkata and the U.S. Department of State, will partner with universities in Kolkata and Patna to train local journalists and journalism students in Eastern India during workshops that coincide with World Press Freedom Day.

  • 04/17/2016

    The Bringing Home the World Fellowship helps U.S.-based minority journalists cover compelling yet under-reported international stories, increasing the diversity of voices in global news. The program helps level the playing field and redress the inequality minority journalists often face by giving them the opportunity to report from overseas and advance their careers.

    In previous years, fellows have produced more than 120 stories, enriching their communities with new perspectives on global issues.

  • 03/01/2016

    Each year, outstanding media professionals from the United States, Canada and Germany are awarded an opportunity to report from and travel in each other's countries as part of The Arthur F. Burns Fellowship Program. The program offers young journalists, age 40 and under, the opportunity to share professional expertise with their colleagues across the Atlantic while working as "foreign correspondents" for their hometown news organizations.

  • 06/05/2016

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    Deadline to apply: June 5.

    ICFJ will bring two Indian journalists to Washington, D.C., and to the News Corp headquarters in New York. The selected journalists, News Corp Fellows, will spend a month in the United States, primarily at the News Corp headquarters, learning the key elements of a digital newsroom, from integration to product development to video production.

    Journalists, editors and newsroom leaders are welcome to apply.

  • 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.

  • 05/29/2016

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    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. The program aims to foster greater understanding and knowledge of both countries among future media leaders and their audiences.