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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.

Sep 192017

Journalists from Six Countries Honored for Outstanding Health Reporting

Journalists whose work brought to light inadequate and life-threatening medical care for mothers and newborns in Brazil, Ghana and India are among the winners of the 2017 Global Health Reporting Contest. Other winners reported on childhood cancer in China, a scourge of hepatitis C in Russia, and new medical centers for poor citizens in rural Benin.

A distinguished panel of judges selected the six winners from more than 130 submissions. The program is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.

Safety 2016 – Reporting Fellowship for the 12th Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

Meet the 2016 Fellows here.

Location: Tampere, Finland
Program Dates: September 17-21, 2016

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 5 million people die each year as a result of injuries, accounting for 9% of deaths globally. This includes injuries from traffic crashes, acts of violence against oneself or others, burns, drowning, falls, poisonings, among other causes.

News Corp Media Fellowship for Indian Journalists

We are no longer accepting applications for this program.

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.

Mar 242016

ICFJ News, Spring 2016

We hope you enjoy ICFJ's quarterly newsletter. In our programs, we seed new ideas and services that deepen coverage, expand news delivery and engage citizens in the editorial process.

Charlie Rose to Receive ICFJ's Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism

Charlie Rose, an icon of American television known for insightful interviews with extraordinary people in every field from politics and science to film and sports, will be honored by the International Center for Journalists at its Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14.

U.S. Media Immersion Program for Central Asian Broadcast Journalists

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.

Multimedia Skills Building for Georgian Journalists

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.

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.

Aug 142015

Tracking Politicians' Careers and Positions with Technology

One of the best-known principles of geometry says that if two points are on a plane, the line that passes between those points is also on the same plane. Data visualization platform Cargografías applies this concept to politicians' careers, allowing voters to trace the path of candidates running for public office from their first political move to their most recent.

Aug 142015

ICFJ Knight Roundup: Gamifying Candidates in Argentina, Tech Funding in Africa

Each week as part of the Knight International Media Innovators blog, the ICFJ Knight team will round up stories focused on how their fellows are making an impact in the field. Find out more about the fellows' projects by clicking here.