Join the AAJA-Asia Training Network, Powered By Google News Initiative
Become a trainer in the latest digital journalism tools! Applications are now open to join the AAJA-Asia Training Network by attending a workshop in Hong Kong, in conjunction with the ninth annual New. Now. Next Media conference hosted by the Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia chapter.
The full-day workshop will equip you to use Google tools and other digital offerings more effectively to research stories, track sources and break news.
You will become a Google News Initiative-certified trainer, able to conduct similar training workshops for newsrooms.
You will also have the opportunity, under the direction of AAJA-Asia and Google News Initiative, to conduct workshops as part of the AAJA-Asia Training Network in your home country, and receive a stipend each time you do it! (Currently $100 USD per classroom hour.)
Here are the details of the workshop:
DATE: Saturday, June 2, 2019
TIME: 9 AM to 5 PM (lunch is included)
VENUE: Room 201, Eliot Hall, The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
The workshop will be limited to 15 people. To apply, you must meet the following criteria:
– You are a working journalist, either with a news outlet or freelancing
– You are a current AAJA member. To join, please click on this link: https://www.aaja.org/join
– Ability to train in another language is preferred but not required
Please submit your application, including links to your CV and work samples, via the form below by MAY 5, 2019. Applications without the accompanying documents will be disqualified. If you have any questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please fill out the application form below or CLICK HERE to open it in a new window.
We look forward to receiving your application.