Deutsche Welle Multimedia Traineeship 2017, Germany

Publish Date: Jan 26, 2017

Deadline: Feb 22, 2017

Traineeship: Application period starts January 2, 2017

DW's practice-oriented multimedia traineeship lasts 18 months and is aimed at up-and-coming international journalists. Candidates should to be native speakers of German or English.

Deutsche Welle is the only broadcaster in Germany that offers a bilingual journalism traineeship. The German-English training program prepares young journalists for a career in international multimedia reporting for online and television. At the core are the practice-oriented seminar blocks held in English and German. These blocks make up one third of the overall training program.

The new traineeship gets underway in September 2017. Applications ar being accepted from January 2 until February 22, 2017. Deutsche Welle is looking for young journalists with excellent English and German language skills. Young candidates need to be open-minded and have initial journalistic experience.

The journalism traineeship also excels by offering a diverse mix of internships. In addition to working with DW editorial departments in Bonn and Berlin trainees will complete internships with a DW foreign bureau in Brussels, Moscow or Washington as well as one with a media organization of their choice. They will also complete a one-month internship with DW's training partner, Deutschlandradio. After completing the program, graduates often continue to work for DW.

Deutsche Welle has been training up-and-coming journalists for more than 40 years.

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