Deutsche Welle Journalism Traineeship

DW is looking for young people from all over the world interested in a comprehensive, exceptional quality journalism program with an international broadcaster. Candidates should have journalism experience or be passionate about switching to journalism from technology/IT, economics or the sciences. Opportunity is fully funded. Application deadline is on January 29, 2018.

Deutsche Welle Journalism Traineeship is looking for open-minded people full of creative ideas for the Traineeship.

The program of Deutsche Welle Journalism Traineeship covers the range of skills a journalist of the future needs:

  • TV moderation,
  • multimedia storytelling,
  • data journalism,
  • social media and virtual reality – in seminars, workshops and of course the DW editorial offices and our correspondent bureaux in Washington, Moscow, and Brussels.

DW trainees are involved in long-term innovative, international projects and have been honored in past years with the CNN Journalism Award and the Grimme Prize.

Main criteria

For the bilingual DW traineeship is looking for:

  • English native speakers with a good working knowledge of German OR
  • German native speakers with an excellent working knowledge of English OR
  • Native speakers of another DW program language (specifically Turkish, Russian, Farsi, Kiswahili and Hausa) with a good, working knowledge of both English and German.
  • Candidates must also have completed a university or college degree or apprenticeship.

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Deutsche Welle Journalism Traineeship

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