Deadline: January 31, 2016 | Views: 55

Location: University of Oxford, UK.
Type: Fully Funded.

University of Oxford is currently inviting applications for its Reuters Journalism Fellowship Programme to develop your academic understanding of the media industry, improve your knowledge and focus on an in-depth piece of research.

The media industry is undergoing profound change, and evolving practice means agile thinking and a deep understanding of the major issues and challenges are key to industry success.

Program Structure:

As a Reuters Institute Journalist Fellow you’ll spend one, two or three terms at the University of Oxford, one of the world’s leading universities, where you’ll:

  • Attend seminars given by a diverse and high-level range of guest speakers who will share their insights into key industry trends and developments.
  • Work with an experienced supervisor, usually an Oxford academic, to produce an academic research paper of publishable quality.
  • Visit world-class news organisations and gain insights into how they are approaching industry challenges. Previous visits have included trips to Thomson Reuters, The Financial Times, The BBC, The Economist and The Guardian.
  • Join trips to key UK cultural and political organisations and institutions. Previous destinations have included Oxfam, the House of Commons and Stratford-upon-Avon, home of Shakespeare.
  • Exchange ideas and experiences with adiverse and international lpeer group. Around 25 Fellows a year join us from high-level media organisations all over the world. Strengthen your network, develop a global set of contacts and gain insights into international trends and developments.

Benefits:

  • Awards may include travel expenses (including air travel economy class) and a modest living allowance.
  • Benefit from the extensive learning facilities offered by the University of Oxford, including the world-famous Bodleian Library and access to various seminars and lectures across the university. You are also encouraged to engage with the university’s cutting edge specialist research facilities, including centers for African, Middle Eastern, South Asian, Eastern and Western European, Japanese and Chinese studies.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants can be individuals around the world including journalists, editors, broadcasters, columnists and freelancers.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of five years experience working as a journalist in any specialism. In rare cases we will consider you if you have less than five years’ journalistic experience, but you must be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of expertise.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a level of English that allows you to participate fully in the programme and write a research paper of publishable quality.

Application Process:

Applicants must fill the online application form through the website.

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Location: University of Oxford, UK.Type: Fully Funded.University of Oxford is currently inviting applications for its Reuters Journalism Fellowship Programme to develop your academic understanding of the media industry, improve your knowledge and focus on an in-depth piece of research.The media industry is undergoing profound change, and evolving practice means...
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