Call for journalists and young media enthusiasts to apply for the Youth Global Forum

Deadline: April 15 2019

 

The Youth Time International Movement is officially inviting journalists and young media enthusiasts to apply for the Youth Global Forum, which will take place from 2nd to 6th of December in Amsterdam, Netherland. Deadline to apply is April 15th.

 

We give a chance to young journalists and bloggers from all over the world to take part in the forum and hone their reporting skills. On the conference they can dive deep into professional working environment of an international event and create writeups from various planery sessions, workshops and master-clasess, interview prominent guests, high-profile experts and peer social entrpreneurs, as well as benifit from the great networking opportunities offered by Youth Time events. Media content of any kind can be created afterwords, from social media posts, text and video blogs to in-depth articles for professional media outlets. The most  important selection criteria for media representatives is verified and well-developed source for publication.

 

Fully and partially funded reporting fellowships will be offered for media people to take part in the event. Fully funded fellowships will cover: travel to and from Amsterdam, accommodation, meals, program including informal activities and transportation during the event. Partially funded fellowships will not include reimbursement for travel to Amsterdam.

 
Who can apply ?

Storytellers, bloggers/vloggers, digital media activists, online freelance reporters and anyone who works as a journalist in the media industry from around the world.

 
What are the main criteria for all?

Everyone who is applying must accept a commitment to produce at least two media pieces both before and after the forum. They must also possess fluent English communication skills, both written and verbal.

 
Additional criteria for journalists:

• Current employment in national or international media (newspaper, magazine, news agency, TV, radio, or news portal).

Additional criteria for the freelance media enthusiasts:

• To have active and regularly updated Social Media account, blog platform e t.c.;
• Significant experience in creating multimedia content and deep understanding of what makes a good online story.

 
How to get selected?

Selection for the fellowships will be based on the professional qualifications, relevant experience such as demonstrated interest in the topic of the forum and level of input in promotion of application call for participants before the event. In case of questions, please forward them to magazine@youth-time.org.

 

For more information and to apply, visit the official website.