CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Training for Journalists on Creative Writing for Private Sector and Start-up Topics
The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project, in cooperation with Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy and Goldsmiths University of London, will organise a 5-day training for Armenian journalists who are actively engaged in writing and story-telling on economic, business, high-tech, innovation and startup topics with local media outlets in Armenia.
SMEDA is co-funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by GIZ’s Private Sector Development in South Caucasus Programme. SMEDA is part of the EU4Business and EU4Innovation initiatives of the European Union (www.smeda.am).
Who can participate?
The competition is open to Armenian journalists who are actively engaged in writing about the private sector topics, such as economics, business, innovation, high-tech and startups, currently working for local media outlets or as independent freelance journalists.
The main selection criteria will be:
- Active article and story writing experience
- Good command of English language: speaking and writing
- Open to learning and advancing working capacities, team work and collaboration
Up to 12 journalists will receive the opportunity to participate in the training and coaching with SMEDA and the Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy and Goldsmiths University of London.
Where to apply? - All interested journalists should apply by sending a Motivation Letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning in the subject line: Training on Creative Writing, latest by October 4, 2017 at 18:00.
The training will take place in the second half of October, 2017.