Our Work

We run programs that use the latest digital technology to increase the flow of quality news. Our goal is to serve as catalysts for change, leaving our partners stronger and officials more accountable.

On the map below you can explore the range of our work.

Our Work by Region

Featured Programs

  • Arthur F. Burns Fellowship

    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.

  • Sub-Saharan Africa: Strengthening storytelling & audience engagement through data journalism & civic innovation

    Code for Africa, founded in 2012 by ICFJ Knight Fellow Justin Arenstein, is the continent's open data and civic technology pioneer, designed to spark the use of open data and “digital democracy” tools by media and NGOs to better engage citizens.

  • A Journey of Shared Discovery for Russian and American Journalists – Round Two


    The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) invites young journalists from Russia to take part in the “Journey of Shared Discovery for Russian and American Journalists – Round Two” exchange program. Thirteen journalists, who will be selected in competition, will come to the United States for a program from Tuesday, June 6, to Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Applicants must speak English.

    The program is supported with a grant to ICFJ from the U.S. Embassy Moscow, Public Affairs Section (PAS).