THE REUTERS INSITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD JOURNALIST FELLOWSHIPS

The Reuters Institute, based at the University of Oxford, offers a number of Journalist Fellowships each year. The fully-funded Fellowships are aimed at practising journalists from all over the world, to enable them to research a topic of their choice, related to their work and the broader media industry, before returning to newsrooms. The Fellowships offer an opportunity to network with a global group of journalists, spend time away from the daily pressure of deadlines, and examine the key issues facing the industry, with input from leading experts and practitioners. Fellowships last three or six months.

Academic development

The fellowship will allow you to undertake research into a key area affecting journalism. You will benefit from the extensive learning facilities offered by the University of Oxford, including the world-famous Bodleian Library, and access to various seminars and lectures across the university. You are also encouraged to engage with the university’s cutting edge specialist research facilities, including centres for African, Middle Eastern, South Asian, Eastern and Western European, Japanese, and Chinese studies. During your Fellowship you will have visiting scholar status of Green Templeton College allowing you to use their facilities.

Industry insights

You will attend seminars given by a diverse and high-level range of guest speakers who will share their insights into key industry trends and developments. You will also visit world-class news organisations and gain insights into how they are approaching industry challenges.

Knowledge and cultural exchange

You will exchange ideas and experiences with a diverse and international peer group. Around 25 Fellows a year join us from high-level media organisations all over the world offering you a chance to strengthen your network, develop a global set of contacts, and gain insights into international trends and developments. You will visit key cultural and political organisations and institutions across the UK.

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