Foreign Correspondent: Intensive Winter Course

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Program Description

The TOL Foreign Correspondent course was developed in 2005 and grew out of the foundation of working with professionals in news magazines and with international correspondents.

This is an ideal class that guides students in developing their skills as reporters on the international arena while ensuring that the career will be lucrative and financially workable.

The role of a foreign correspondent is to cover all of the events that shape our global world from elections to demonstrations, in conflict zones and on the finance market. This world is connected on so many levels that foreign correspondents serve a vital role in reporting on the events that may even reach your front door. Individuals who want to develop the practical skills necessary to excel in this career should join this course.

Highlights

This course will teach participants how to stay safe in unpredictable areas, pitch ideas, acclimate to foreign countries, find unique stories and angles, and modify stories for different types of media.

Program participants will work with experience genuine foreign correspondents. This course will culminate in completing an actual assignment that will be an important clip for building up writing portfolios. Participants will also learn the skills necessary to photograph the subjects of their articles, since being knowledgeable about different types of media is a valuable skill in this developing field.

What`s Included

The course fee includes the following expenses:

-Tuition for the course
-Tuition for the pre-course, online learning component
-Accommodation (including breakfast) at a hotel in Prague
-City transportation pass for Prague
-Select group social events.

The course fee does NOT include the following expenses:
-Transportation to Prague
-Lunch and dinner in Prague
-Visa fees (if applicable), travel and health insurance, or personal expenses.

Subjects

Comm. (Radio, TV, & Film), Communications, Journalism / Broadcasting, Russian and East European Studies, TV and Media Production

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Program Locations

Prague, Czech Republic

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Program Details

Provider:
Transitions
Location
  • Czech Republic: Prague
School Term:
Winter
Languages:
English
Participants:
WorldWide
Cost:
Standard fee: $1,595 Early bird fee (if paid before September 30, 2015): $1,400
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