Fellowships open for 15th Lopez Jaena Journalism Workshop in October 2011

Posted on August 13, 2011

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Fellowships open for 15th Lopez Jaena Journalism Workshop in October 2011

 

The University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) will hold the 15thLopez Jaena Journalism Workshop from October 19 to 25 at the UP College of Mass Communication, Diliman, Quezon City.

 

Fellowship slots are available for this workshop. Applications are open to full-time print, broadcast and online journalists.

 

The workshop will focus on justice and human rights.

 

Resource persons from the academe and human rights groups will speak on issues like culture of impunity and investigative reporting.

 

Since its first workshop in 1985, the Lopez Jaena Journalism Workshop has trained hundreds of community journalists. Among the past fellows are Froilan Gallardo, Frank Cimatu, Ilang-ilang Quijano, Jo Clemente, Diosa Labiste, Danny Calleja, Flor Abanto and Maurice Malanes.

 

Applicants should be currently engaged in the journalism profession with at least two years’ working experience. They should also be below 45 years old. They must submit an application letter; resume; two published/broadcast news reports; a story plan for an investigative report on a justice and human rights-related issue in their locality; and an endorsement from their editor, local press club president or a Lopez Jaena Journalism Workshop alumnus.

 

The fellowship will cover board and lodging. Participants will be billeted inside the UP Diliman campus.

 

Interested journalists and journalism educators may send their application papers to The Project Director, 15th Lopez Jaena Journalism Workshop on Justice and Human Rights, College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.

 

The deadline for applications is on August 31.

 

For more details, please call Alex NP Tamayo at 9206864 or 981-8500 local 2668 or email at alexnptamayo@yahoo.com.

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