Specialty Journalism

We give journalists the expertise to cover complex topics.

ICFJ provides reporters with the skills to cover topics such as health, the environment, early childhood development and business. As a result, people are able to make smarter decisions in their daily lives – and that means healthier and more prosperous societies.

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2020 Road Safety Reporting Training of Trainers

Applications have been extended! We're accepting applications on a rolling basis for applicants based in Latin America and the Philippines, China, Vietnam and Malaysia. We encourage you to apply at this link as soon as possible

In partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO),  ICFJ has previously extended opportunities to 84 journalists

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IJNet Arabic Training Network Powered by Google News Initiative

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is partnering with the Google News Initiative to help journalists across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) embrace the era of digital journalism. In ICFJ’s recent global survey on how newsrooms are adapting to the digital age, ICFJ found that more than half

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Covering Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health: A Program for Young International Journalists

Applications are now closed.

This new ICFJ program aims to elevate coverage of women’s and children’s health issues, by bolstering the knowledge and skills of young journalists. Participants will learn from top international experts, and amplify the conversation around these critical topics in their own countries.

The program will bring

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The Tsinghua Global Business Journalism Program (GBJ)

2017 Fall semester students visit the Beijing Review with Rick Dunham, GBJ Program Co-Director

Students selected for the Global Business Journalism Program (GBJ) learn how to cover global economics, financial markets and companies, with a spotlight on the China experience. All courses in the master's degree program are taught in English by renowned scholars and top foreign correspondents and journalists. Special attention is given to comparative studies of Chinese and Western stocks, bonds, currencies and government policies. Courses emphasize practical, hands-on training.

Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

CIFF Fellows in Geneva 2018

ICFJ’s Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship helps journalists improve news coverage of child health in their countries, while building a global network of reporters covering this critically important issue. These one-year fellowships provide mentoring from leading health journalists and access to experts on issues ranging from nutrition to early education.

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Countering State-Based COVID-19 Public Health Disinformation: Remote Training for Journalists and Media

As disinformation around public health issues has become more prevalent, journalists and media professionals must navigate a complex information environment to report effectively around public health crises like COVID-19. 

ICFJ has partnered with CRDF Global, on behalf of the U.S. Department of State, to provide journalists with the skills and

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