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Thomson Reuters TV Course Opens to African Journalists




Broadcast journalists working in Africa can apply for a five – day TV reporting course in Nairobi, Kenya, to be hosted by TrustMedia, a Thomson Reuters Foundation service.

Tagged Making Television News, the course which holds from December 3 to December 7 will teaches creative approaches to producing news stories for television and the topics include research, writing for TV, camera work and editing.

The course will be taught by senior Reuters television reporters.

Applicants must be African broadcast journalists who currently working in or are regular contributor to broadcast media organisations. They will be required to demonstrate a commitment to a career in journalism in their country and must have at least two years’ professional experience and have a good level in spoken and written English.

If you have been on a Thomson Reuters Foundation training programme within the last two years, you will not be eligible to apply.

Bursary for the course for journalists from outside Kenya will include travel expenses and accommodation.

Deadline for the application is November 12, 2012.

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