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Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship 2019 | Apply Now before Deadline

Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship 2019 | Apply Now before Deadline.

Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship 2019 Reporting responsibly and credibly on violence or traumatic events on street crime and family violence, natural disasters and accidents, war and genocide is a major challenge. Since 1999 the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has brought together outstanding journalists from around the world to exploring critical issues around news coverage of conflict, trauma and tragedy.

Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship 2019

Fellows attend an intensive weeklong program of seminars held at Columbia University in New York City. Program activities include briefings by prominent interdisciplinary experts in the trauma and mental health fields; conversations with journalist colleagues on issues of ethics, craft and practice, and and a variety of other opportunities for intellectual engagement and peer learning.

Eligibility

  • The Ochberg Fellowships are open to outstanding journalists (with at least five years experience) working across all media.
  • Past Fellows have ranged from small-town and regional general-assignment and crime reporters to war photographers and foreign correspondents for international news organizations. Applicants’ work must demonstrate journalistic excellence and a strong track record of covering violence and its impact on individuals, families or communities.
  • Fellowships are open to print, broadcast and digital reporters, photographers, editors and producers with at least five years of professional journalism experience are eligible to apply. Approximately half of the Fellows will be based in North America, with the balance drawn from Central and South America, Europe, the Asia Pacific region, Africa and the Middle East.
  • All fellowship seminars are conducted in English. Fellows must be fluent in spoken English to participate in the program.

Criteria

Applicants are reviewed by a judging committee comprised of Dart Center staff, Fellowship faculty and past Fellows. Selection is not based on any single factor. Judges’ consider a variety of factors, with an emphasis on whether applicants:

  • Demonstrate consistent and thoughtful journalistic engagement with issues of violence, conflict, tragedy and their aftermath;
  • Have demonstrated journalistic excellence and leadership;
  • Will likely benefit personally and professionally from the Fellowship experience and contribute meaningfully to the program.

Other considerations may include geographic and other diversity, and overall group composition.

The judging committee will review applications and select 12 fellows for 2019. Selected fellows will be notified by email.

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For more information, visit the Official Website

Application Deadline: February 6, 2019

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Dart Center Training Workshop 2019 for Aspiring Journalists

Dart Center Training Workshop 2019 for Aspiring Journalists.

Dart Center Training Workshop 2019 The four-day workshop will bring journalists together with internationally recognized policy experts, scientists and practitioners working on early childhood development in a refugee context, to discuss the effects of trauma on developing brains and effective interventions designed to mitigate harmful effects.

Dart Center Training Workshop 2019

The workshop is designed for in-depth exploration of the issues as well as journalist-to-journalist discussions of craft, ethics, source development and networking among journalists and experts.

The program will offer guidance and best practices for telling compelling stories about a seemingly intractable crisis, whether for local news platforms in the Mideast or international media. Twenty journalists, 10 from Jordan and neighboring countries, and 10 from other parts of the world, will be selected to participate. Participants will be identified through both an open application process and by nomination.

Cost

  • Roundtrip travel, hotel lodging, ground transportation and most meals will be provided.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must have at least three years of professional journalism experience;
  • Be currently working as reporters, editors, news directors, photographers, or producers for print, broadcast, or online media, either as staff or freelancers, focusing on the Syrian refugee crisis;
  • Be fluent in either English or Arabic;
  • Have published or broadcast at least three stories on issues connected to refugees from the Syria crisis.

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For more information, visit the Official Website

Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

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