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Call for application for the 2018/19 Reuters Institute Journalist Fellowship


The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is calling for application from practising journalists all over the world for the 2018/2019 Reuters Institute Journalist Fellowship.

The fellowship offer an opportunity for practising journalists to develop an academic understanding of the media industry and focus on in-depth research.

Reuters Institute Journalist Fellows are expected to spend one, two or three terms at the University of Oxford, one of the world’s leading universities, where they will be part of seminars given by a diverse and high-level range of guest speakers who will share their insights into key industry trends and developments.

They are also expected to work with an experienced supervisor, usually an Oxford academic, to produce a research paper which will be published and promoted by the Reuters Institute.

Fellows will visit world-class news organisations in order to gain insights into how they are approaching industry challenges. News organisations that have been visited in the past include: Thomson Reuters, The Financial Times, The BBC, The Economist and The Guardian.

Other benefits of being a Reuters Institute Journalist Fellow include: Trips to key UK cultural and political organisations and institutions, such as Oxfam, the House of Commons and Stratford-upon-Avon, home of Shakespeare.

Around 25 journalists from across the world become fellows of the Reuters Journalism Institute every year, exchanging ideas and experiences with colleagues, strengthening their networks, developing a global set of contacts and gaining insights into international trends and developments.

Interested journalists are expected to contact the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism via the following address:

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford. 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6PS, United Kingdom.

Telephone: +44 (0)1865 611080. Email address: [email protected]

More information can be gotten here.

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