Reuters training program: Economic and Political Reporting from Southeast Europe

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In 2012, 16 journalists from the Balkans are competitively chosen to participate in the programme, managed by experienced staff from Thomson Reuters Foundation and Robert Bosch Stiftung. The programme includes two 10-day training courses in London, UK (12-26 May) and in Berlin, Germany (23 September – 6 October) run by skilled ex-Reuters journalists. Participants will also travel to Brussels and Frankfurt to meet policy-makers and journalists covering European financial and political affairs.
The course will cover the following broader topics:
Writing about emerging market economies
Markets reporting and covering companies
Practical exercises based on current European themes
Eligibility:
Applicants must be fluent in English and be full-time professional journalists who have been working for at least two years with a recognised publication, website, radio or television station. Applicants must have a portfolio that includes experience in economic journalism or must otherwise demonstrate a strong interest in economic and political issues.
Application deadline: 04 Mar 2012
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