ICFJ Anywhere

Investigative journalism for Turkish and Armenian journalists


Journalists from Turkey and Armenia have the opportunity to participate in a new online training course on investigative journalism.

The course will be held from July 5 to August 1 and is open to Turkish and Armenian journalists working in print, broadcast and online journalism.

During this course, the participants will learn:

  • How investigative reporting differs from other types of journalism
  • How to find story ideas
  • How to develop sources
  • Effective Internet research
  • Computer-assisted reporting (CAR)
  • How to conduct effective interviews
  • Organizing and writing an investigative report
  • Ethical considerations when working on an investigative report.

This course will be led by Sherry Ricchiardi, an award-winning senior writer for American Journalism Review, specializing in international issues, and a professor at the Indiana University School of Journalism. Media ethics, investigative reporting, journalism and trauma issues are among her specialties.

She has worked as a media trainer around the world, including in Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Yemen, Indonesia and Colombia. Her assignments for AJR have taken her to the Balkans, West Africa, Central Asia and the Philippines.

Applicants should be able to communicate well in English; interpretation is not provided. All expenses for this program are paid.

To apply click here. For more information, please go to icfj.org or contact Emily Schult at eschult@icfj.org.