Applications Open for ‘Caring for Vulnerable Children in a Fractured World Programme’!

Deadline: 3 September 2018

Thomson Reuters Foundation, in partnership with UBS Optimus Foundation is seeking applications for its Caring for Vulnerable Children in a Fractured World programme.

This intensive 1.5-day programme run by the Thomson Reuters Foundation provides participants with the opportunity to consider different domestic and international strategies to protect children, as well as how to report these issues to their own audiences. It offers a stimulating and collaborative environment for journalists to discuss, research and engage with a range of professionals and experts and fellow journalists from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

The workshops will take place in New York City on the 10th and 11th of September, 2018, and on the West Coast of the USA on the 13th and 14th of September.  Please specify which location applicants are applying for.  Only apply for one location.

Funding

Thomson Reuters Foundation will cover all travel and subsistence costs of journalists participating in this programme, by providing accommodation, meals and transport.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Journalists working in English media outlets across the United States
  • Journalists working in any medium may apply – print, radio, TV, online
  • Journalists must have a minimum of five years of experience. They should either be working full-time for a media organisation, or a freelancer whose main work is journalism
  • Journalists should be prepared to publish an article in order to formally graduate from the course with a certificate from Thomson Reuters Foundation.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Caring for Vulnerable Children in a Fractured World Programme.

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