Program Details

1. Tips for how to break into foreign reporting and make it a career; 2. Methods for getting quickly acclimated in a foreign country; 3. Recommendations on how to find the story no one else has; 4. Spend eighteen days in the Visegrad countries and gain
Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Term:
Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Transitions Online offers a special edition of its renowned Foreign Correspondent Training.The training teaches participants all the basics of foreign correspondence and provide tip on how to carve out a niche in a changing and fascinating profession and make it work financially. Experienced foreign correspondents will provide the instruction and guide participants through real-life reporting assignments that cover aspects of the transition in the Visegrad countries, a group of four Central European states. Trainees will learn how to shoot illustrative photographs and video to accompany their articles, an important skill in a profession that increasingly values multimedia proficiency. By the end of the 19-day course, participants will have generated articles invaluable for early career journalists.

1. Tips for how to break into foreign reporting and make it a career; 2. Methods for getting quickly acclimated in a foreign country; 3. Recommendations on how to find the story no one else has; 4. Spend eighteen days in the Visegrad countries and gain a deep, personal understanding of the transition that has impacted Central and Eastern Europe.

Program Value: Transitions (TOL), and Anglo-American University, have teamed up to offer credit for students participating in TOL Journalism and media courses. Students will receive four ECTS or two U.S. credits after completing TOL's intensive online and on-site program. Students who couple the program with an internship or expanded field work will be eligible to receive six ECTS or three U.S. credits.
Cost:
Standard Fee: € 1,800 or US $2,400 The course fee includes the following expenses: * Tuition for the course * Tuition for the pre-course, online learning component * Accommodation (including breakfast) at a hotel in Prague * City transportation pass for Prague * Select group social events. The course fee does NOT include the following expenses: * Transportation to Prague * Lunch and dinner in Prague * Visa fees (if applicable), travel and health insurance, or personal expenses. Payment dates

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