Call for: Journalists interested to cover Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum with Orange team

Deadline: 12 April 2015, 23:59 CET

Orange Magazine is looking for 10 young journalists, photographers and video-makers (aged between 18 and 30) from all over the world to cover this year’s Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum. The Orange Magazine provides journalistic education and supports young journalists by giving them room to explore media and current affairs. The event will take place in Bonn, Germany from  22 to 24 June 2015. Travel costs will be reimbursed by our partner Deutsche Welle. Accommodation for three nights and food are covered.

Selected participants notified by: 20 April 2015

The call is open to young journalists from all over the world. DW will assist with the visa applications for those who need it. Please note that selected participants will need to produce and write articles for their home media as well as for Orange Magazine.

We are especially looking for participants from:

Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, White Russia/Belarus, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Israel, Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, sub-Saharan Africa (Ghana, Nigeria, DRC, Kenya, Rwanda etc.), Burma/Myanmar, Vietnam and Sri Lanka

Orange Magazine is a project of European Youth Press (EYP), an organisation working for the benefit of young journalists in Europe.

Deutsche Welle is Germany’s international broadcaster and host of the DW Global Media Forum. A congress with international reach that draws both media representatives and professionals from all over the world, working in the fields of politics, culture, business, development and science. This year’s DW Global Media Forum in Bonn will focus on “Media and Foreign Policy in the Digital Age.”

The organisers will provide the Orange Magazine team with free access to the whole event including opportunities to interview both guest speakers and participants.

The following positions are open for applications:


Responsibilities: The photographer will take pictures during the event, which will be published in the print edition of the Orange Magazine, on the Orange Magazine website, Facebook page and newsletters. The photographer will be expected to edit his or her own pictures on Photoshop/Aperture in order to prepare them for publishing quality.

Eligibility: You will have to provide your own camera equipment and demonstrate

previous experience in photography.

Application: Please send a CV and a portfolio with your pictures.


Responsibilities: The video team will create a 3-5 videos, which will include the highlights of the conference and some vox pops with the key guests and organisers of the event.

Eligibility: Experience in video editing and camera shooting.

Application: Please send CV and samples from your previous video work.


Responsibilities: The social media journalist will have to visit briefly all of the sessions and update with some snapshots and catchy messages the Orange Website, LinkedIn, Instagram, Infogram, Pinterest, SoundCloud, Facebook and Twitter.

Eligibility: Social media experience required, having blog or twitter accounts are an asset.

Application: Please send CV and/or examples of blog/Twitter/Facebook or other social media page.


Responsibilities: The Orange team will produce one issue of the magazine during the Global Media Forum. Each member will have to write at least 1 feature related to the topics of the 2014 edition of the Global Media Forum: “Media and foreign policy in digital age”.

In order to apply for the conference you will have to suggest a story idea related to the topic “Media and foreign policy in digital age” in advance. You will have to answer the following questions in no more than 300 words:

What is your story idea?

How is it related to the conference topic?

How are you going to research the topic?

Who are you planning to interview?

Application: Please send a CV, previous work and your concept for a feature article related to the mentioned theme.


Please note that social media skills are highly appreciated. You will be expected to tweet and feed our Facebook page during the conference. Audio and video skills are considered an advantage. We expect perfect working and writing knowledge of English and the capacity to work with people from other cultural backgrounds.

How to apply:

Please apply by submitting this form  and sending your CV to:


For additional information contact:

Triin Ilves –

Anna Valmero –


DW Global Media Forum:

2015 Theme:


Please note that submissions which are not in English, and/or are incomplete and/or have arrived after the deadline will be automatically disqualified.