The Arctic Youth Media School in Murmansk: Call for applications!

14 August 2019

On October 14-18, the Arctic Youth Media School – a joint project of the Gorchakov Fund and Association “Russian-Baltic Media Center” will take place in Murmansk.

The International Youth Media School is a successful project of the Gorchakov Fund and its partners, which brings together journalists from different countries. This time the organizers invite you to the Arctic – a region, which attracts more and more global interest every day.

The agenda includes:

  • introduction to Russian and foreign strategies of the Artic development;

  • opportunity to become part of the special “Arctic” journalist community;

  • lectures by expert in foreign affairs, international law, energy and transport security from the Arctic countries;

  • skill-building sessions for professional development and discussions about characteristics of modern media environment with editors-in-chief of printed media, television and radio, SMM-experts and bloggers.  

The participants will be charged with an individual task of developing their own media materials on the topic of the media school under the guidance of experts-advisors. The best materials will be published in the federal media of Russia.

Who can become a participant?

Students from the faculties of journalism, bloggers, editors-in-chief of mass media and online portals (18-30 years old) interested in the problem of the Arctic region.

A list of the participants will be made based on results of the application contest.

Terms of participation:

The organizers will pay for:

  • a flight from Moscow to Murmansk and back;

  • accommodation, meals and a sightseeing program in the Murmansk region.

Travel expenses to Moscow and back will be paid by the participants themselves.

How to apply?

Using an application form of the Gorchakov Fund

Deadline to submit applications – September 6, 2019 at 11:59 pm Moscow time. The winners will be announced on September 9.

All applicants will be notified by email.

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