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Contract Type:Fixed Term Contract
Salary or training bursary: Competitive
Company:The New York Times
Open to all
Apply by:08/12/2020 - 23:59

International Fellowship

Are you an early-career stage journalist looking to build on the range of skills needed to be a foreign correspondent? This may be the perfect opportunity for you...

The New York Times is an international news organisation headquartered in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.  This fellowship is situated within the Times' London headquarters, where you'll work closely with the head of the Europe operation and a veteran assignment editor, who will support and direct your work. 

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced journalist to build on the range of skills needed to be a foreign correspondent. The International desk reporting fellow will, over the course of the year help cover breaking news in the U.K and Europe. The London Newsroom is the training ground for international reporting. 

What you will learn

  • You'll work closely with their London news operation to contribute to live coverage
  • Depending on your interests and experience, they'll work with you to create a body of work around a line of coverage
  • Their editors will guide and support you in strengthening your reporting, storytelling and breaking news skills
  • Collaborate with your immediate peer group of two breaking news reporters, and their recently expanded breaking news team
  • You'll also be closely connected to the U.S based fellows, who regularly meet to share and learn from each other

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • This program is for early-career journalists. Applicants with significant full-time, professional journalism experience beyond school will not be considered.
  • The most competitive candidates will be college graduates, postgraduates or career pivoters of any age who have had multiple internships or equivalent experience in open-source intelligence and related fields
  • You will have some experience reporting, writing, and filing on deadline, as well as an interest in internationalk reporting. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in international reporting up to several years in the field
  • Applicants from around the world are welcome to apply, but the international fellowship is contingent upon work eligibility in the U.K

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.

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