14 August 2018
Journey: Journalism Bootcamp
Intensive 10-day summer course in journalism designed for both Czech and foreign students.
The program is aimed at giving aspiring journalists from around the world real-world training that will help them pursue successful careers. The course is a mix of lectures and exercises where students will learn by doing under the supervision of journalists from leading international news organizations. We have hosted lecturers from the BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, the New York Times, ProPublica, Reuters, Storyful, Mashable.com and the Wall Street Journal. Our lecturers have included several Pulitzer Prize winners, such as Seymour Hersh, Jesse Eisinger, Charles Ornstein and Tracy Weber.
Students of journalism, media or communication studies / aspiring journalists
The program focuses on best practices and standards in an ever evolving landscape of modern-day journalism. Students will discuss relevant themes in journalism during lectures and test their skills in practical exercises throughout the week under guidance from experienced editors. Students will also spend two days reporting from Prague where they will produce stories under deadline. By the end of the course, students should be able to more confidently report and write breaking news as well as produce long-form stories while adhering to the highest ethical standards. Each student will also be required to pitch, report and write a long-form story on an assigned theme.
EUR 0: Students accepted into the program will receive a full scholarship covering the costs associated with their participation in the program. The scholarship covers room and board, travel costs, visa related expenses and study materials.
Students accepted into the program will receive a full scholarship covering the costs associated with their participation in the program. The scholarship covers room and board, travel costs, visa related expenses and study materials.