Practicing journalists from developing countries are invited for the 2017 edition of the Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship programme. The invitation is open to journalists in the Print, broadcast and online journalists from developing countries for an annual program that brings journalists to American newsrooms
About the Award: The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships are aimed at providing fellows with experience in reporting, writing and editing that will enhance future professional performance; transferring knowledge gained during the program to colleagues at home; and fostering ties between journalists in the United States and other countries.
Eligibility: To be eligible, candidates must be
- Early-career professional journalists from developing countries with proficiency in English
- 25-35 years old
- have at least three years of experience as a journalist at a print, online or broadcast media outlet.
- Participants who work as staff reporters in their host newsrooms are required to develop training plans that they implement when they return to their home newsrooms.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Program: Fellows receive travel, health insurance and basic living expenses.
Duration of Program: 6 months.The all-inclusive fellowship starts in mid-March and ends in early September.
How to Apply: Click here to apply
Award Provider: Alfred Friendly Press Partners
Application Deadline: 31st August 2017
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To be taken at (country): Missouri School of Journalism and U.S. newsrooms, USA