TV journalists are invited to the trainings in Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi

International Institute for Media and Information and Thomson Foundation, supported by the European Union, are happy to announce training events for TV and online journalists to make stories and video podcasts on IDP integration. The course is part of Regional Eye: Strengthening Conflict Sensitive Coverage in Ukraine’s Regional Media project implemented by a media consortium of five organizations with information support of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine.

Five-day production sessions scheduled for 18-22 April in Chernivtsi and for 25 – 29 April in Ivano-Frankivsk are organized so that by the end of the course each participant is going to have a timely and balanced story to be broadcast or published by their news organization.  

Together with international trainers Deborah KellySimon Hustings and David Hands (Thomson Foundation) and local IRMI experts the participants will do their search of story ideas, research and analyse, shoot and edit and finalise their packages.

The packages and an online podcast from previous courses are available here and  here.

A would be network of interregional media encompassing courses participants will serve as a platform and a bridge to cooperation with journalists from EU countries.

To apply for the training event in Chernivtsi or Ivano Frankivsk, please, send your CV and a brief letter of motivation to IRMI email address, stating the location of the event. Deadline for application is Sunday, April 3rd. The members of NUJU are to copy to 

The organizers cover local transport during preparation and for interviews, photo and video sessions. Accommodation, travel (bus, 2nd class rail travel) and meals are also reimbursed.

For more information about the workshops contact Regional Voices project at: (044) 498- 51-75 or

Regional Eye: Strengthening Conflict Sensitive Coverage in Ukraine’s Regional Media is an EU funded initiative, implemented by a media Consortium of five organizations: Thomson Foundation, Institute of Regional Media and Information (IRMI), MEMO 98, Association Spilnyi Prostir (ASP) and The European Journalism Center, in close cooperation with local partners, including Nation Union of Journalists.


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