Photojournalists eligible for nine-month course in Armenia

International Journalist’s Network
July 21 2004

Photojournalists eligible for nine-month course in Armenia

Photojournalists from countries in the Commonwealth of Independent
States (CIS) can apply for a new nine-month photojournalism course in
Yerevan, Armenia.

Organized by the Caucasus Media Institute and World Press Photo, the
program is scheduled for October 2004 through June 2004. Students
will learn about the history of photojournalism, different genres and
developments in the industry, and ways to confront the most common
problems facing photojournalists.

The participants will work for local print media, photo and news
agencies in Yerevan during the course of the program. They are also
eligible to participate in CMI’s other journalism courses.

World Press Photo will hold an exhibition of the students’ work in
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, following the completion of the course.

Citizens between 17 and 30 years old from CIS countries are eligible
to apply. They should submit a completed application form, available
at in English
and 22 in Russian,
along with a curriculum vitae, a letter explaining why they want to
attend, and examples of published photojournalistic work. Details are
available at