Fellowships in global journalism open [Worldwide]

Deadline: 13/02/12

Journalists working in a specialized field can apply for an eight-month fellowship.

The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto is seeking a new generation of global correspondents with expert knowledge of complex topics.

These 10 fellows will be mentored by a professional journalist while freelancing to major media and attend journalism courses and lectures. Fellows graduate with a certificate in global journalism.

Qualifications include a graduate degree, professional degree or equivalent work experience in a specialized field – business, economics, health, technology, science and more – and English fluency. Professional journalism experience is not a requirement.

Applicants must submit a resume, transcripts, two story proposals, work samples, a personal essay, video statement and three letters of recommendation.

The deadline is February 13, 2012.

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