British Council, PASHA Bank announce call for applications among journalists of Azerbaijan

Baku, August 26, AZERTAC

The British Council and PASHA Bank have announced a call for applications among the journalists of Azerbaijan for the Business Journalism Project. This is a unique project aimed at strengthening professional competencies and skills of national media through a special training programme tailored to the needs of the selected journalists.

The programme will be implemented in cooperation with the Thomson Foundation which is one of the Europe’s biggest media organisations empowering thousands of journalists worldwide to generate and sustain a diverse media and working in over 100 countries towards encouraging the highest ethical and practical standards in media.

The project activities will include design and provision of special media course to ten selected participants and a study tour for the successful journalists (selected based on attendance results and successful completion of the local training sessions) to the UK involving visits to well-known newspapers, magazines and other media establishments and meetings with leading journalists.

All interested applicants should download an application form from the British Council’s  website and email with CV to [email protected]  not later than the 30 September 2016.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.