United States

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.

Aug 162017

Thirty Years of Transatlantic Dialogue

Over the past 30 years, the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship has made an extensive and lasting impact on both the participating journalists and transatlantic relations. By providing journalists the opportunity to broaden their perspectives and deepen their coverage, the Burns Fellowship helps strengthen the media and preserve the transatlantic bond. Read about the 30 years of the Burns Fellowship here.

Story contest winners highlight minority women entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Minority women entrepreneurs are on the rise, and it’s about time. Women-owned businesses increased by 27% and minority-owned businesses increased by 38% between 2007 and 2012, according to 2012 U.S. Census Data.

Training the Next Generation of Malian Media Professionals

Meet the 2016 Malian Fellows

In partnership with the U.S. State Department, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) brought four Malian journalists to the United States for a professional internship program. The visiting journalists had the opportunity to observe U.S. newsrooms operations as well as learn new skills to enhance their journalism careers. The program sought to accomplish the following: to demonstrate U.S. and international journalistic practices and ethics through practical, hands-on experience.

Covering Malaria Elimination in Africa: A Fellowship for U.S. Journalists

In his final State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama called on the world to end malaria. On Feb. 9, he released his FY17 budget proposal, which contained a $71 million increase for the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), bringing the total to $745 million (and an additional $129M from redirected Ebola funds). He has also requested $1.35 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria –making the U.S. government a leader in fighting this preventable and treatable disease.

Jorge Ramos, a leading newscaster for media giant Univision, is known for tough interviews that have helped push issues of concern to Latino Americans to the top of the U.S. political agenda. He made headlines this summer when he confronted presidential candidate Donald Trump over immigration.

U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships

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.

S&P Global Periodismo Financiero de Datos

En un mundo que está cada vez más dependiente de tecnología y de datos masivos, los periodistas necesitan estar actualizados en las últimas herramientas, entender cómo encontrar y usar bases de datos y tener una base sólida en las prácticas modernas de negocios.

Con el apoyo de S&P Global, el Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ, por sus siglas en inglés) ofreció dos cursos en línea para reporteros - uno en inglés y otro en español – enfocados en el uso de datos para cubrir noticias financieras y de emprendimiento.

S&P Global Financial Data Journalism

In a world that is increasingly dependent on technology and big data, journalists need to stay up to date on the latest tools, understand how to find and use databases, and have a solid foundation in modern business practices. Click here to read this page in Spanish.

Aug 102015

What Journalism Students Need to Know About Today’s Newsrooms

The media industry moves at a rapid pace, with new methods of storytelling and content delivery popping up constantly. When it comes to academics, however, journalism curricula have a hard time keeping pace.

In an effort to sync these two fields, six journalism professors from colleges and universities with large black and Latino student bodies participated in ICFJ's Back in the Newsroom Fellowship.