Training on digital media for mid-career journalists in Jordan: call for applications

December 22, 2016

You wish to acquire or strengthen your skills in digital media and related new professional practices? You would like to learn about data journalism, multimedia production and how to use new technical tools to get useful and reliable data?

Follow a 5 days training module to boost your digital journalism skills.

Selection of participants

The objective of this call for application is to select 150 mid-career journalists in Jordan to attend trainings on digital journalism. Specific topics on data journalism, cross media information, collection and verification of digital information and cyber protection will be proposed through four training sessions, between February and March 2017.

Each session is composed of 2 modules:
- First module (5 days):
Topic #1 – Data journalism. information processing and visualization
Topic #2 – Crossmedia information. Multimedia production and interactive content
- Second module (5 days):
Topic #3 – Collection and verification of digital information. Internet and social networks as journalistic tools
Topic #4 – Cyber protection

Candidates may choose modules they would like to attend when filling the online form. Applications will be considered on the basis of availabilities for each module.


Launch date: 23 December 2016
End date: 15 January 2017

Announcement of selected candidates: 25 January 2017

Session 1, Irbid: 5 February to 16 February 2017

  • -1st Module: 5-9 February
  • -2nd Module: 12-16 February

Session 2, Amman: 19 February to 2 March 2017

  • -1st Module: 19-23 February
  • -2nd Module: 26 February – 2 March

Session 3, Amman: 5 March to 16 March 2017

  • -1st Module: 5-9 March
  • -2nd Module: 12-16 March

Session 4, Aqaba: 19 March to 30 March, 2017

  • -1st Module: 19-23 March
  • -2nd Module: 26-30 March

Please note that these dates are provisional. CFI reserves the possibility to modify this schedule on the basis of received applications.

If consolidating your professional skills in journalism motivates you, fill in the on-line application form by 22 January 2017!

This training is part of UNESCO's Support to Media in Jordan.

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