The U.S.-Austria Journalism Exchange Fellowships,  jointly administered by the International Center for Journalists and the Kuratorium for Journalistenausbildung (KfJ) in Salzburg, Austria, grant young U.S. and Austrian journalists the opportunity to spend six weeks in each other's countries, working as foreign correspondents for their hometown news organizations. The program includes a brief orientation program in Washington, DC followed by six weeks in which fellows will work at host newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations in each other's countries, while simultaneously reporting on events for their employers back home.
The program ends with a two-day debriefing session in Vienna, Austria. Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 38 and be employed by a newspaper, news magazine, broadcast station, or news agency. (Freelance journalists may also apply) Applicants must have demonstrated journalistic talent with at least three years of experience, and a strong interest in U.S. European affairs. Foreign language proficiency is not required, but it is strongly preferred and will be taken into consideration during the selection process. Deadline: Apr 20, 2015.
Contact: Emily Schult,  Program Manager ICFJ 1616 H Street, NW , Third Floor Washington, D.C. 20006 202-737-3700