East-West Center Accepting Applications for 2018 Senior Journalists Seminar
The East-West Center is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the 2018 Senior Journalists Seminar! We ask that you both consider and share this announcement via social media, email, and word of mouth with your network of journalists, particularly those covering such beats as foreign and diplomatic relations, security, military affairs, domestic politics or religion. EWC would also be grateful if you would disseminate this information to ART and CULTURE journalists in the United States, Africa, Europe, the Near and Middle East, Southeast Asia, and South Asia.
Who Can Apply: Media professionals from print, broadcast, online, and multi-media news organizations, including editors, reporters, columnists, editorial writers, producers, bloggers, videographers, and photo journalists with a minimum of ten years of experience are eligible to apply. The Senior Journalists Seminars will include a total of 12-16 journalists from the United States and countries with substantial Muslim populations. Of the total journalists selected, SEVEN-ELEVEN will cover foreign and diplomatic relations, security, military affairs, domestic politics and government or religion and FIVE will cover the arts and/or culture, including race and/or minority issues. For more information regarding eligibility, please visit the Senior Journalists Seminar webpage.
The EWC requires journalists to file at least one story or a series of blogs and/or tweets resulting from their participation in the seminar. Journalists must offer specific story ideas and how you will fulfill this requirement in your application.
Funding: The 2018 Senior Journalists Seminar is funded by the East-West Center, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute. All participants are responsible for the Senior Journalists Seminar fee of USD$800.00, visa fees, health insurance and airline baggage charges. EWC encourages additional participant cost-sharing of programmatic costs and considers cost-sharing in the selection of applicants.
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