Fellowship for Indian journalists
DW Akademie is planning a multimedia 'Meeting and Exchange' project for Indian journalists. The fellowship is supported by Germany's Robert Bosch Foundation and will take place in Bonn, Germany in September/October 2012. The deadline for submission is July 22, 2012.
The project aims to support Indian journalists in providing authentic, extensive and insightful coverage of Germany. It will offer participants valuable background knowledge for reporting on Indian-German issues.
The fellowship will take place from September 10 to October 26, 2012. Journalists selected for the programme will receive intercultural and journalistic training, as well as insight into Deutsche Welle’s multimedia editorial teams. Participants will also work on producing a multimedia project that focuses on sustainability.
DW Akademie will carry the costs for the course, airfare, travel expenses, accommodation and health insurance. Costs for meals, laundry and other personal expenses must be paid by the participant or his/her employer. DW Akademie will pay a supplement of 10 euros per day to cover daily expenses.
Applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
1. be a citizen of India, 25 - 35 years old;
2. have completed journalism training (traineeship, journalistic degree from a university or institution of further education) and/or at least three years of applicable professional experience in a relevant medium;
3. have very good English skills and very good skills in at least one of the following languages: Hindi, Bengali, Urdu.
Applicants need to submit an online application form, work samples and a letter of recommendation.