Fellowships for journalists on climate change

PRESS RELEASE: The Climate Change Media Partnership invites journalists to apply for a climate change fellowship. Fellows will attend the UN climate change summit held in Poznan, Poland from December 1 to 12, 2008 and produce journalism to highlight climate change issues within their regions.

The fellowship is open to journalists who live and work in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America or the Middle East.

Women journalists and journalists from under-represented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

This is an exciting opportunity for editors to gain coverage of the summit through their staff reporters.  It is also an exciting opportunity for the journalists selected to enhance their knowledge of environmental issues with the support of the Climate Change Media Partnership, and to develop their professional journalism skills through the media activities offered during the summit.

For more information and to download the application form visit: http://www.panos.org.uk/climatechangefellowship

The deadline for applications is Monday, 13 October.

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