Hone your newsgathering, storytelling and multimedia journalism skills in our five-week Journalism Now Scholar* programme with the help of internationally renowned journalist, Ewen MacAskill.
You will take seven of our CPD-accredited online courses including Mobile Journalism, Social Media Newsgathering, Journalism Across Multiple Platforms, and Data Journalism, and will work on one or more stories that you will publish.
The highest performer will be invited on an all-expenses-paid trip to London to attend the 2020 Thomson Foundation five-week summer course, which includes a mixture of masterclasses, workshops and practical training and a week's placement at a leading UK media organisation. A small number of top performers will also be acknowledged on our website and social media.
Starting 1st November until 13th December, 2019, you will:
Ewen MacAskill will guide you through the programme with interactive live sessions and ongoing feedback.
Next, start taking the courses listed below. You can follow the link to a course and enrol. We recommend taking the courses in the order listed as their topics will be covered in sequence during the Scholar programme.
You will then be invited to join the platform and Ewen's first webinar on Friday 8th November.
What you will need to do, in three steps:
Complete seven Thomson Foundation online courses (you don't need to re-take a course if you have previously completed it).
Attend or watch the replay of up to four webinars with Ewen MacAskill.
Work on and publish a multimedia story.
Journalism Now is a series of online interactive courses designed and led by industry experts providing the latest in digital and multimedia skills. The global learning environment gives exclusive access to live training and mentoring sessions, run by leading journalists, and a unique knowledge-sharing platform.
For any queries relating to your application for the Journalism Now Scholar programme, please email: email@example.com
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