WANTED: Journalists for one-month fellowship in Colombia.

La Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano and the Ministerio de Cultura de Colombia are offering the Gabriel García Márquez scholarship on cultural reporting to a lucky journalist from anywhere in the world.The fellowship is scheduled for January 7-27 of 2013 in Cartagena de Indias and Barranquilla. Participants will receive training on cultural reporting and will have the chance to report and produce their own stories.

Officials will choose 20 journalists. Applicants must be fluent in English have at least three years of experience and have published stories in print or digital media.

Applicants should submit an 800-word autobiography in English, Spanish or Portuguese, with emphasis in the applicant’s experience in cultural reporting; a letter from the applicant’s employer specifying that the news outlet will publish the pieces produced during the fellowship; and a long-form piece published within the last year.

The application deadline is October 2.

For more information
http://www.fnpi.org/actividades/2012/the-gabriel-garcia-marquez-fellowship-in-cultural-journalism/

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