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Thomas Reuters Foundation accepting applications for TV news reporting in Jordan
The Thomas Reuters Foundation is now accepting applications for its five day training course, which teaches creative approaches to producing TV news stories. Subjects include research, writing for TV, camera work and editing. Lectures are supported by practical exercises and video examples. The class is run by senior Reuters television journalists.
Start date: Nov 02, 2014End date: Nov 06, 2014Location: Amman, JordanApplication deadline: Sep 29, 2014
Applicants must be from the Middle East and be working as broadcast journalists and currently working as a journalist or regular contributor to broadcast media organisations. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to a career in journalism in their country, must have at least two years' professional experience and have a good level in spoken and written English. If you have been on a Thomson Reuters Foundation training programme within the last two years you will not be eligible to apply.
A biography of up to 250 words outlining your career.Two recent examples of your published work, preferably relevant to the course for which you are applying, with a brief summary in English (if necessary). TV/Radio journalists can send in their scripts and a brief summary.A statement of between 250-500 words describing any experiences you have had in presenting television/radio programmes, reporting, script writing, producing/video-editing. Explain how you hope to benefit from the course for which you are applying.
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