Call for Applications Communication Workshop
Dushanbe, Tajikistan 17-20th October 2023
| September 15th, 2023 | News
The communication workshop will strengthen journalists’ skillsets in Central Asia to understand and effectively communicate about climate change and the linkages between climate change and biodiversity conservation.
Structure of the workshop
The workshop will be led by a nationally and internationally recognised journalist with expertise on environmental issues and focus on three tracks critical to storytelling:
- Technical skills include the skills workshop designed to introduce and deepen understanding of data mining/storytelling
- Editorial skills, which include ways to identify and pitch stories, how to secure the elements needed to produce them, and how to craft them
- Practical skills, through which participants will apply their learning to complete a short story during the training course
The workshop includes visiting field sites in the Tigrovaya Balka nature reserve.
This training is open for journalists based in Tajikistan, freelance or working for established Tajik media from photojournalism, video/documentary, and print/web media who regularly cover environmental issues, especially climate change and its impacts in the Central Asian region.
The application must be submitted no later than the deadline
25 September 2023 (midnight, Dushanbe time)