Deutsche Welle fellowship accepting applications

Deadline: 31/10/11

Journalists with strong linguistic abilities can apply for a 18-month fellowship with a media organization in Bonn, Germany.

Deutsche Welle is hosting a fellowship program worth approximately EU€27,500 (about US$37,500) for young journalists to receive professional editorial training for radio, television and online media.

Applicants must have native fluency in Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Kiswahili, Spanish, Portuguese, Pashto, Dari, Urdu or English, as well as good working knowledge of German with language certification.

The program consists of seminars and hands-on training. Participants will also learn about German culture through lectures and excursions.

Applicants must have a university degree, vocational training or comparable qualification through training and professional experience.

The deadline is October 31.

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