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Youth4Regions Programme for Aspiring Journalists

Status: Open

Organisation: European Commission

Deadline: 08/07/2024

Location: Brussels

The European Commission (EC) has announced the Youth4Regions, a programme helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region.

The Youth4Regions programme includes trainings on journalism and EU affairs, mentorship from established journalists, visits of media organisations and EU institutions, as well as European Commission certified work experience as journalists covering the EU Regions’ Week. Upon completion of the programme the participants become part of the Youth4Regions Alumni network.

  • Trainings on journalism and EU Cohesion Policy
  • The chance to receive mentorship from established journalists from your country
  • Working side by side with renowned journalists during the EU Regions’ Week
  • Visits of EU affairs media headquarters and EU institutions
  • The unique opportunity to take part as a journalist in European Commission press trips to Member States
  • Accommodation, food and travel expenses covered by the European Commission
Eligibility Criteria
  • Interest in what the EU and Cohesion Policy are doing in your region
  • Background in journalism (studies or up to 2 years of experience)
  • EU or neighbouring country citizen aged from 18 to 30 years old
  • Availability during 5 – 11 October 2024
Application Guidelines

For more information about this opportunity and to apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is 8 July, 2024.

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