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IIJ course on multimedia and online journalism

01/03/2012 17:08

The International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) of GIZ, is now accepting applications for the second session of its "Multimedia and Online Journalism" course scheduled to hold in Berlin, Germany, June 4 through to August 3, 2012.


The course targets print, online and news agency journalists from Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan, Rwanda, Senegal, Uzbekistan, who have a strong interest in new media and online journalism.


The course, which would be conducted in English, seeks to deepen participants' knowledge of new media and online journalism. Study tour through various online newsrooms of German media houses would also be carried out.

The two-month course would introduce participants to basic Internet technology, photo editing with Photoshop, writing for the web, video shooting and editing, multimedia storytelling, economics for news sites and strategies for efficient online research.

General requirements:

  • Must have strong interest in new media
  • Must have minimum of five years professional experience
  • Must have good computer skills
  • Must be proficient in English language


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Deadline for submission of application materials: MARCH 30, 2012.

For application materials, enquiries and application process contact:

Kindly address any inquiries to the German Embassy /GIZ-Regional Office in your home country, or to:

International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) of GIZ
Ms Britta Scholtys | Mr Eberhard Pflieger
Stresemannstr. 92 | 10963 Berlin | Germany
Phone: +49 30 43 996-312/-215
Fax: +49 30 43 996-260
Email: britta.scholtys@giz.de
Email: eberhard.pflieger@giz.de



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