ICFJ Programs in Print

  • Kenya: Boosting Business Reporting, Tanzania: Boosting Rural Coverage

    In Tanzania, Knight International played an advisory role in the creation of the Tanzania Media Fund, an organization that trains journalists and funds reporting projects around the country. Knight Fellow Karen Rothmyer also worked with HakiElimu, a local non-profit group that was a model for the Fund. These projects have enabled urban reporters to cover the countryside in ways never done before.

    Rothmyer also worked in Kenya with a start-up: the independent newspaper The Nairobi Star.

  • Building Better Media in Timor-Leste

    The International Center for Journalists’ project in Dili, Timor-Leste, is working to develop a strong, professional and sustainable media sector.

  • International Journalism Exchange

    For decades, the International Center for Journalists’ International Journalism Exchange has brought experienced newspaper, broadcast or online editors from the developing world to the U.S. to observe how media are managed here.

  • Hands Across the Water: An Opportunity for U.K. Journalists to Report on the U.S. Presidential Election and Political System

    “Hands Across the Water: An Opportunity for U.K. Journalists to Report on the U.S. Presidential Election and Political System” is a reporting tour for ten journalists selected from the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. The project will take place in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia; Richmond, VA, and Detroit, MI.

    British journalists in Washington, D.C., to cover the 2012 Presidential Election.

    The participants will have an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the U.S. electoral process, current issues and candidates through meetings, site visits and public and political events as well as reporting opportunities.

  • Back In The Newsroom Fellowship 2014

    The Back In the Newsroom Fellowship will help journalism educators see firsthand the new skills needed for students to succeed in today’s newsrooms.

    Back In The Newsroom is a fellowship program that brings five professors from historically black colleges and universities to spend a summer working in digitally advanced U.S. news organizations. This “internship” will help journalism educators see firsthand the new skills needed for students to succeed in today’s newsrooms.

    The fellows will update their digital skills, develop cutting-edge curricula and strengthen relations between these newsrooms and their schools. The program will help improve diversity at leading U.S.

  • Community Health Reporting Fellowship

    We are no longer accepting applications for this fellowship.

    Overcoming barriers to care in underserved communities is one of the major challenges facing the United States health care system today. Journalists can play an essential role in leveling the playing field by covering the critical health issues that most affect these communities.

    The Community Health Reporting Fellowship gives U.S.