Grants for participantion in “Lviv Media Forum 2017” Ukraine

The Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism with the support of German Marshal Fund providing travel grants for participantion in “Lviv Media Forum 2017” – the Central Media Event of Eastern Europe.

The Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism and NGO Lviv Media Forum (Ukraine), in the frame of the common project “Media as platform for civic change”, supported by the Black Sea Trust for regional cooperation of German Marshall Fund is providing travel grants for journalists from Georgia, Turkey, Moldova and Romania, aiming at bringing positive democratic change in their countries to participate in Lviv Media Forum on May, 25-27th 2017.

Lviv Media Forum is the biggest media event of Eastern Europe. Annually near 800 journalists and experts from all over the world join Lviv Media Forum to discuss latest trends and problems of media sphere. This year among outstanding speakers of the Forum-2017 are Michael Weiss (Daily Beast Senior Editor), Tony Barber (Financial Times editor), Marci Shore (Yale University), Paul Radu (Romanian investigative journalist), Susanne Scholl (Austrian journalist) and many others.

More information on the forum can be found here.

The candidates are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Be the citizen of the above mentioned countries;
  • Age 25-35 years old;
  • Have at least 3 years’ experience working in media;
  • Have excellent command of English language;
  • Previous accomplishments in covering democratic transition related topics in their countries;

The project will cover transport, accommodation and participation expenses for 4 selected candidates in each of 4 countries, which will be selected on competition basis according to their previous experience and motivation.

In order to apply, by April, 18th 2017 please:

1. follow this link to answer basic questions on the questioner:

2. send your relevant CV and 1 page motivation letter to [email protected]
The successful candidates will receive confirmation on April, 24th 2017.

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