Application deadline: Friday, December 15 2023, 11:59pm
In order to apply for the Journalism Master Class, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a CV and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
Information note on the processing of personal data for participants and Consent form:
GOALS OF THE PROGRAMME
To address the challenges and opportunities of journalism in Romania and the CEE region and to support journalists in strengthening their practical skills and achieving their potential.
- Understanding how Romanian journalism works and how the media has changed in recent years
- The rise of disinformation in Central and Eastern Europe and how to tackle it
- Reporting of the war in Ukraine
- Corruption and how to report it
- The techniques and nature of financial and investigative reporting
The Master Class is primarily addressed to professional Romanian journalists who believe in democratic values. Applications are also open to and welcomed from, citizens of Hungary, Kosovo, Moldova, Serbia, and Ukraine. Candidates must have a working knowledge of English.
- In order to apply for the Journalism Master Class, interested candidates should submit the following information to email@example.com a cover letter explaining their motivation to be part of the Master Class and what they would like to achieve in terms of their personal and professional development
- No longer than 600 words CV, preferably not exceeding two pages a writing sample
The Ratiu Forum will be considering the following criteria when assessing applications:
- Proven knowledge of and interest in current affairs, particularly in relation to the CEE region
- Ambition to grow and improve as journalists and a desire to develop both professionally and personally
- Commitment to engaging fully in the Master Class and to making the most of the knowledge and expertise on offer
John Lloyd co-founded The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford in 2006, where he was Director of Journalism and a Senior Research Fellow. He is a Contributing editor at The Financial Times, and Chairman of the School of Civic Education (Russia). Lloyd was a freelance reporter in Belfast in the early 1970s. He was a reporter on LBC Radio, worked at London Weekend TV as a reporter on the London Programme and producer on Weekend World. At the Financial Times he has been Labour Editor,Labour and Industrial Editor, East Europe Editor, Moscow Bureau Chief; and founding editor of the FT Weekend Magazine. He has edited both Time Out and the New Statesman.