Future News Worldwide 2019
Future News Worldwide identifies, trains and connects the next generation of global journalists. It is a partnership programme between the British Council and some of the world’s leading media organizations.
About Future News Worldwide 2019
The aim is to help young people develop a wide range of journalistic skills and to make Britain a world leader in promoting young journalists and media representatives.
If you are a journalist, writer, publisher or journalist or if you are interested in journalism, you are invited to apply.
The Future News Worldwide London programme centers around a two-day conference in London, with English as the working language.
The conference offers aspiring young journalists opportunities to develop practical and editorial skills and hear directly from some of the world’s most high-profile industry leaders, with a mixture of talks, interactive panel sessions, workshops, and hands-on experiences. See highlights of the 2018 conference for a taster!
Level/ Field of Study
Future News Worldwide 2019 is for undergraduate or postgraduate student or recent graduate from anywhere in the world aged 18-25.
If you are searching for undergraduate scholarships or masters scholarships, you can click the links to various categories to find out other scholarships available to you in 2019.
Future News Worldwide is hosted in Reuters, UK headquarters in Canary Wharf, London.
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Future News Worldwide Worth
This fully funded international conference in London covers all expenses listed below.
- Tour tickets are provided
- Accommodation is provided
- Meals are provided
- Visa fees are covered
Eligibility for Future News Worldwide
The Future News Worldwide London is open to individuals of any nationality who meet all the criteria below:
- You can apply if you have a bachelor’s degree or a graduate student or a recent graduate aged 18 to 25 years.
- Applications are welcome from all over the world.
a registered student enrolled in a university or postgraduate program (of any subject) in a university or institution of higher learning, or who graduated after July 1, 201
- Only the ability to speak English
- Between 13 and 18 July 2019 at any time for flights to and from the United Kingdom.
PLEASE NOTE: if you are shortlisted for a place at the conference you will be required to provide evidence of eligibility (identity, age, student status, and English language ability
Apply for Future News Worldwide 2019
You must apply online for Future News Worldwide London online. The link to the online application is shown in red below. Prepare your answers in advance as the system will not record your information.
Before starting your application, have the following documents to hand:
- Professional reference from your editor, manager, teacher or past employer
- English language qualification certificate (if you have one).
Future News Worldwide Application Questions
The online application form contains two questions you can use to check your journalistic skills and interests. Read these two questions below and prepare your answers before you start signing up online.
You can not save your work while you fill out the form. Therefore, we recommend that you post the answers to these offline questions. Copy and paste them into the form.
We recognize that quality journalism comes in various formats and we encourage you to use multimedia to answer your questions. If you would like to submit your response as an article writer, you must use the space provided. If you want to respond in multimedia format (such as video or podcast), upload your file to a hosting site (eg Youtube, Vimeo, Soundcloud) and provide a link in this area.
All responses are classified as equal regardless of the format.
Please give us a personal statement about your journalism experience and motivation to apply for Future News Worldwide 2019.
You should refer to the following in your response:
His journalistic experience; Jobs, freelance work; voluntarily or otherwise
- Why are you so excited about journalism?
- Why do you want to join Future News Worldwide 2019?
Limit: 300 words or 2 minutes of video/audio.
Please submit a report on the subject of your choice about your home or country of residence.
Reporting is a factual and journalistic article. It should be clear that the topic you are discussing is well researched, based on verifiable facts and understandable to the reader, even if he has no knowledge of the subject. It may reflect a point of view, but it should not be an opinion.
You can use a previously published report if it is your own work (that is, no group project) and meet competitive conditions.
The topic can be:
Please indicate in your answer which of these topics you are addressing.
Limit: 500 words or three minutes of video/audio.
Future News Worldwide London Deadline
The application deadline for Future News Worldwide 2019 Fully Funded Conference is 21st March 2019.
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