World Federation of
Science Journalists

Journalists sought for fellowships at American newspapers

Print and online journalists in developing countries are invited to apply for the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships (AFPF) and Daniel Pearl Fellowships 2009. Deadline for the submission of applications: August 1.

Successful candidates will report for American newspapers from March to August 2009. In the United States, fellows will learn practices, standards and values of U.S. journalism which they can adapt, share and apply in their own countries.

Applicants for the fellowships must be between 25- and 35-years-old and currently employed full time for the news or editorial department of an independent newspaper, wire service, online publication, or magazine.

Applicants must be fluent in both written and spoken English.

For more information and applications forms, go to http://www.pressfellowships.org/application.html.