[FoME] Workshop podcasting/mobile reporting for media trainers from EP countries in Berlin – apply now!

Clemens Schöll (BJS) clemens.schoell at berliner-journalisten-schule.de
Mo Jun 4 14:09:27 CEST 2018

Workshop for media trainers from EP countries in Berlin – apply now!

(This Call for applications can also be found on our website: 

Are you a journalistic/media trainer from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, 
Georgia, Moldova or Ukraine? Do you have basic skills in podcasting or 
mobile reporting? Do you feel the need to get additional skills and 
learn about teaching concepts, that you can use for training 
journalists? Are you looking for international contacts to exchange your 
experiences and expand your network?

If yes, apply for "Snowball effect for stronger media - train the 
trainer", a two-part-program at the Berlin Journalism School in 
cooperation with the Armenian NGO Journalists for the future. The 
training, supported by the German Foreign Office under the program 
"strengthening cooperation with civil society in the Eastern Partnership 
countries", will take place in Berlin and in Aghveran (Armenia).

In the first part, seven trainers  - who preferably already have basic 
skills - from all countries of the Eastern Partnership will learn the 
latest techniques for recording, editing, and streaming over-the-air 
video clips or audio podcasts in just a few minutes during a six-day 
mobile reporting or podcasting train-the-trainer program.

The participants will also meet German journalists or experts with a 
focus on Eastern European topics. This seminar will be held at the 
Berlin Journalism School (BJS), most likely from August 5th to 11th. At 
the end of the week, the trainers will develop a guideline for future 
workshops as well as a concept for one day/part of this workshop they 
will take in it.

In the second part, those trainers will pass on their skills – also 
those newly acquired in podcasting and mobile reporting to 30 Armenian 
and Georgian journalists in a summer school in Aghveran, most likely in 
the end of September.

Travel expenses accommodation and costs for visa (if necessary) are 
taken. For the teaching at the summer school a small remuneration will 
be paid.

Application is open to English-speaking media/journalism trainers of all 
ages with at least one year of professional experience from Armenia, 
Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. This might be 
freelancer as well as employees of NGOs, journalism schools of universities.

Please apply with a cover letter in which you describe both your 
professional background and the reasons for your application. If 
possible, describe in a few words what your part in the summer school in 
Armenia could be, Please indicate who is your target group and how many 
persons you could reach in future with your newly acquired skills.
Furthermore, we need a detailed curriculum vitae, if possible a proof of 
your knowledge of English and a confirmation by your employer or an 
organization you have worked for that you already have experience as a 
Please also indicate if you prefer to take part in the podcasting or the 
mobile reporting course. For the latter one it is preferable, but not 
mandatory,  if participants use ios-systems (Iphone oder Ipad).

Send these documents only via e-mail (pdf, in total not more than 5 MB) 
to <trainerworkshop at berliner-journalisten-schule.de> not later than July 
1st, 2018.
Please send only certificates and recommendations if they have a direct 
connection to your applications, e.g. a prove showing experience as a 
trainer or international cooperation, but no certificates from university.

If you have further questions, do not hesitate to contact Clemens 
Schöll, head of the program 
<clemens.schoell at berliner-journalisten-schule.de>.

Clemens A. Schöll

Head of international programs
Berlin Journalism School/
Berliner Journalistenschule
Knesebeckstraße 74
10623 Berlin

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