Are You a Young Journalist?
Thank you to all who responded to the call for participation!
We received over 80 excellent proposals from a diverse group of participation from all around the world. Thank you to all who were interested in reporting for the 14th IACC, we hope to welcome you all to the next edition of the Conference.
To check out the great work of the young journalists who made it to Bangkok, please visit our new blog http://14iacc.org/social/. Leave us a comment and tell us what you think.
Don’t forget to watch this space for more exicitng IACC initiatives!
Call for Young Journalists
The hosts of the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference (14th IACC) and the Asia-Europe Network for Young Journalists invite young journalists working in Asia to be part of the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 10-13 November 2010.
Eight young journalists will be selected and will work together, under the guidance of Transparency International’s Social Media Unit, in a mini IACC “news-room” to interview and/or photograph conference participants and report on the proceedings through various Social Media and New Media channels including the IACC blog, Twitter and Youtube. The selected journalists will also have the opportunity to submit stories to their own news outlets in their respective countries.
What you’ll receive
If you’re chosen, you will be invited to report on the 14th IACC in Bangkok, Thailand. You’ll receive a pre-conference training session with Transparency International, a round-trip airplane ticket to Bangkok, refund for any visa costs, accommodation for five nights, airport transfers, meals and the opportunity to learn more about corruption at a global scale and meet key players in this important field. You will be responsible for your own travel insurance.
What we’re looking for
1. Someone not over 35 years old.
2. A working journalist or blogger of any nationality with at least three years of work experience based in one of the following countries: Bangladesh, China, Chinese Taipei, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam*.
*Countries where there is a Transparency International national chapter and contact organisation.
We’re looking for one photojournalist, two video broadcast journalists, four print/online journalists, and one tech-savvy journalist with experience working across different platforms.
3. Fluency in English (demonstrated through TOEFL and/or IELTS scores if available).
4. Journalists who are familiar with Transparency International, the IACC Series and the issues we work on.
How do you apply?
Write a short essay (250-300 words) in English on why you want to participate in this conference and what and you can do to contribute to our news team.
Plus, send us links/samples of your prior work in the form of articles, photos, and blogs on topics related to what will be discussed at the conference.
And finally, include a resume/CV in English with references. Please send your complete application to Georg Neumann: email@example.com
What happens next?
All applications will be reviewed and assessed by a team of representatives from Transparency International, Transparency Thailand and the Asia-Europe Network for Young Journalists.
We invite everyone who is qualified and who is passionate about what Transparency International and the IACC Series stands for to apply and be part of this incredible conference!
Deadline: 18 October 2010 (midnight Berlin time).
For more information: www.14iacc.org and please read the accompanying terms of reference.
Questions and applications may be sent to:
Senior Communications Coordinator