JOURNALISM AND MEDIA WORK 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 210€ per week
- Code : G/GHA/JMW2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
The Green Lion
Good literary and communication skills will make you a worthwhile member on any team. Editing, copywriting, reporting, interviewing, and researching are all possible roles that you might take on, as you work alongside some of Ghana?s leading journalists and reporters, who are there to offer you guidance throughout your placement. This media placement is intended for participants who are currently seeking or already have some experience in the industry. Both aspiring reporters and media professionals are warmly welcomed. During the placement, you will have the chance to work in a number of newspapers, radio stations, and TV networks according to your level of interest. Positions range from researchers at a local paper to being the half-time analyst for football matches on TV! Our extensive links will allow you to experiment in a number of different spheres. We also encourage you to get involved with schools and sports academies to teach classes in media, creative writing and the rudiments of journalism. You may also have the chance to oversee the production of a newspaper created by the children. This will be an excellent chance for you to engage more fully with the community and to mix with Ghana?s ambitious youngsters. Alternatively, you may want to use your placement as an opportunity to collect information for your own journalistic projects. If you are an aspiring or professional photojournalist or travel writer, our extensive connections and in-country staff will provide a wealth of material for your work. Aims &Objectives : Provide you with new and valuable experience for your future career, Support the media industry in Ghana, Develop your teamwork and skills through hands on activity, Engage with the community on different levels and share what you know.
About the Accommodation : During your stay here in Ghana you will be accommodated at our center here in Accra. The accommodation is not far away from the beach, it’s just a 10 minutes drive to get there. It’s also centrally located to the most of our programs. Food Arrangements : Typical Ghanaian dishes mixed with western food will be served at the accommodation. Typical ghanaian food includes rice dishes, beans, fruits, vegetables, chicken, beef and fish.
Accra is the capital and largest city in Ghana, with a population of over two million. Accra stretches along the Ghanaian Atlantic coast and extends north. Our accommodation is located in Teshie, a coastal suburban town on the east side of Accra. It is a quickly growing suburb that’s getting bigger and bigger every day. Teshie is rich in it’s diversity and has it’s own train station for easy transport.
It is a requirement that you MUST have a yellow fever vaccination and must obtain a certificate as proof. You may be asked to produce this certificate at the point of entry into Ghana and can be refused entry if you don’t have one. There may be other vaccine recommendations listed that you may want/need to get before starting.