University of Toronto Announces Global Journalism Fellowship

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The Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada is inviting qualified and specialized freelancers to apply for one of the 15 Fellowships in Global Journalism.

Munk School of Global Affairs

The University is seeking exceptional individuals with advanced knowledge of a specialty, who wish to cover that specialty as a full-time or part-time reporter for media around the world.

Fellows will spend September 2013 to April 2014 reporting on their respective beats as stringers for major media around the world, while being mentored by leading journalists. Participants will learn editorial disciplines and freelance tradecraft to become full-time specialty reporters.

Topics covered in the curriculum include broadcast and mobile journalism, investigative journalism, global dynamics and new media platforms.

Fellows will also participate in a one-month boot-camp that will aid in the transition from freelancing to full-time reporting.

To be eligible for this Fellowship, interested candidates should have a graduate degree, or professional degree or a few years’ work experience in their discipline. They should also have strong communications instincts with a passion to cover their disciplines as journalists for media around the world, in all platforms including print, on-line, broadcast and radio, full-time or part-time.

The application deadline is February 11.  To learn more about this fellowship, kindly click here.