What is Future News Worldwide?
Future News Worldwide is a unique partnership programme between the British Council and some of the world's leading media organisations. It aims to assist young people to develop a wide range of journalism skills and to establish the UK as a global leader in the nurturing of young journalists and media figures.
Underlying this, the programme will help build strong and lasting connections to the next generation of media leaders across the globe.
The programme centres around a 2-day annual conference which will take place at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, on 6th and 7th July 2017. With English as the working language, the conference offers aspiring young journalists from across the world the opportunity to develop practical and editorial skills and hear directly from some of the world’s most high-profile industry leaders.
Post-conference, a year-round global alumni network will support attendees to engage with one another, implement their learning and continue their professional development.
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Please note applications for the 2017 programme are now closed.