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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Scripps Howard Semester in Washington Internship Program

The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington internship program brings two international students per year to Washington, D.C., to work at the Scripps Howard News Service for a semester. The internship is designed to give international students an opportunity to cover events in the U.S. capital, as well as to report and write feature stories for the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire.

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Mike O'Connor Scholarship for Mexican Journalists

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) invites Mexican journalists living in Mexico to apply for the Mike O’Connor Scholarship for Investigative Journalism. This scholarship, financed by the United States Embassy in Mexico, is dedicated to the memory of Mike O’Connor, American investigative journalist who worked tirelessly to protect Mexican journalists as part of his work for the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

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Russia-U.S. Young Media Professionals Exchange Program

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) invites young, English-speaking journalists from Russia to take part in the “Russia-U.S. Young Media Professionals Program.” Five journalists, who will be selected in competition, will come to the United States for a program from Monday, August 3, to Friday, August 21, 2015. Applicants must speak English.

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Community Health Reporting Fellowship

The Community Health Reporting Fellowship gives U.S. journalists and bloggers who cover minority, low-income and rural communities the skills to better produce useful multimedia health news and information on such topics as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, HIV/AIDs and cancer – diseases that disproportionately affect these populations.

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Mejorando la calidad de las noticias e información: un proyecto de radios comunitarias en Guatemala (2015)

Itinerario de capacitaciones | Click here to read this page in English.


El International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) ampliará su proyecto actual de la Iniciativa Regional para el Periodismo de Investigación en las Américas para aumentar las habilidades de los periodistas y los voluntarios que trabajan para la radio comunitaria en toda Guat

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ICFJ Workshops for Pakistani News Media Leaders

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has partnered with the University of the Punjab in Lahore on a new hands-on program designed for Pakistani media leaders.

Launched in early 2015, the series of three-day workshops target management issues. The sessions tackle decision-making, investigative journalism, journalists’ safety, media law and digital news production. The first three workshops drew 60 Pakistani media executives from news outlets such as AAJ, ARY, Dawn, Dunya, Express and GEO. Two U.S.

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Can crime in Latin America be prevented?

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Latin America and the Caribbean is the world´s most crime-ridden region. Its 2012 murder rate of nearly 24 per 100,000 citizens is amongst the world´s highest. One in five Latin Americans report having been victim of a robbery over the past year. The cost of crime varies from 2 percent of GDP to over 10 percent.