FISU looks for young journalists to cover 2023 FISU World University Games

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The International Student Sports Federation FISU is looking for young journalists to develop their sports journalism skills at the winter edition of the 2023 World University Games in Lake Placid, New York. The application deadline is on the 20th of September.

Students or recent graduates in journalism, communications and digital media studies between the ages of 21 and 25 are welcomed to apply as participants for the Young Reporters Programme. In the programme, those aiming for a career as a journalist are offered the opportunity to learn journalistic skills while receiving expert mentorship, in the center of an international sports event.

Those selected for the programme will receive media accreditation for the Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games, providing them access to competition venues as well as the Main Press Centre. In addition, the participants will have their travel, accommodation and meal expenses covered.

The Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games will take place on between 12–22 January 2023, and the Young Reporters Programme lasts from 10-23 January 2023. Journalists participating in the programme need to be proficient in English.

The deadline for the applications to the Young Reporters Programme is 20 September 2022. Submissions must be emailed to media@fisu.net. Information on matters to be included in the application can be found in FISU's original article.


You will also find more information in the Young Reporters Programme Lake Placid information brochure, which can be found in PDF format here.

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