Follow our 2017 Davos coverage in full here. What if the Wishes of Davos Leaders Came True? Nation-states sending robots to war. Living until the age of 150. Addressing the “toddler wage gap.” The annual Davos conference is known for its grand goals and sometimes pie-in-the-sky ideas and predictions from technologists, economists, activists and CEOs.
A 4-month fellowship program for journalism students to launch and manage their coverage project around a business or economics phenomena. Each fellow receives a stipend of $3,000(US) and project budget capped at $4,000 which can be used for recruiting writers, field reporting trips, events, and travel.
Student Reporter, a global media outlet and journalism incubator, is hiring for a part-time Community and Marketing Manager to: 1) help us manage our international community of writers, 2) grow our outlet’s readership through social media marketing and 3) assist in market research to ready the next stage in our venture as a global media company start-up. Requirements
Bachelors or above in Marketing, Business, Journalism, or similar degree. Background and literacy in digital media, journalism, and/or business news. Experience (internship/PT ok) and demonstrable skills in social media and community management. Knowledge of audience engagement tactics and metrics of news media outlets.
This position is now closed. We are hiring for a copy editor on a freelance basis to support the publisher by taking over proofreading in grammar and style. Qualifications:
Excellent command of the English language (American preferable, British ok). Excellent knowledge and experience in AP Style. 3+ yrs of professional experience in journalism or copy editing of journalistic writing (news, profiles, opinion).
NEW YORK & ZURICH – We published here general tips in pitching to editors. Here at Pro Journo, pitching is the most critical step for both first-time and seasoned reporters to ensure that we keep writing stories that are newsworthy and relevant. And for many of our applications, we ask you to practice this because this is oftentimes the toughest hurdle that young writers face in transitioning from writing analytical papers for an academic audience to writing impactful stories for a general audience through journalism. Journalism vs Academic Writing
What makes a piece of writing journalism instead of academic writing? Here are our five principles:
Know your audience.
The Annual Meeting of the New Champions (AMNC) takes place this week in the coastal city of Dalian, China.
It’s easy to notice the city gearing up for 1,600 guests (not to mention the 300+ participants from the press) traveling from around the world to meet for the WEF’s second most important meeting of the year.
A strange mix of developing and developed country, social entrepreneurship in Russia will be like nowhere else, and the efforts to create it are only just beginning. We are recruiting two reporters to report at the helm of this phenomenon by covering the first international conference on social innovation in Russia, called “Social Innovations Russia”.