The International Journalists Center (ICFJ) is accepting applications for digital entrepreneurship and innovation in the USA

A six-week program will help participants create business models to generate sustainable revenues. Applications will be accepted until November 30

 

The International Center of Journalists (ICFJ) is accepting applications for the Digital Entrepreneurship program for journalists, technologists, and media entrepreneurs, who are fluent in English in Latin America.  The program, A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America, will take place from April 19 to May 29, 2020, in the United States.  Applications will be accepted until November 30.

The program will select candidates to develop media projects to harness the power of digital tools to create sustainable news businesses that provide news and information in the public interest. Participants will have meetings in Washington D.C., visit digital media organizations, receive hands-on training on digital tools and techniques, and workshop their digital media project proposals with U.S. media entrepreneurs.  During the final week of the U.S. visit, fellows will participate in the Professional Fellows Congress in Washington, D.C.

As part of the exchange, select U.S. hosts will have the opportunity to travel to Latin America for two weeks and have meetings with media organizations. All program costs for selected participants will be covered by the Office of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State.

The program is open to Brazilian who meet the following criteria:

  • Have leadership potential and commitment to enhancing mutual understanding among different countries.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Ages between 25-40.
  • Disabled people are encouraged to apply.

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