Friday, 28 June 2013

For US Journalists Oppertuinity in Pakistan

American print and broadcast journalists can apply for a two-week study trip to Pakistan.
The International Center for Journalists is accepting applications from U.S. newsrooms for the U.S.- Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism. Each newsroom will have the opportunity to send one of their journalists on this all-expense-paid trip to be held Sept. 4 to 19.
The selected group of eight to 10 journalists will receive a two-day orientation in Washington, before flying to Pakistan to meet with media executives, senior journalists, politicians and other civil society leaders. The journalists will also visit some of the leading print and broadcast newsrooms in Pakistan and learn about the country’s history, culture, media and politics.
The group will spend three to four days each in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad and will also get an opportunity to visit some of the historical sites of Pakistan. The group will also interact with local people and their culture. ICFJ covers all arrangements for the trip, including visas, international and domestic flights, accommodation and a detailed agenda.
Preference will be given to applicants belonging to newsrooms that have hosted a Pakistani journalist in the past or those who are from newsrooms who commit to host one in the future.

The deadline to apply is July 15.

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