Advance your skills in journalism under the guidance of award-winning foreign correspondents. Learn from leading Moroccan scholars and experts in politics, art, freedom of the press, health, education, migration, human rights, women's issues and much more.
This program provides you with an exciting opportunity to learn foreign reporting under the supervision of award-winning foreign correspondents and photojournalists. In partnership with journalists at the Peabody award-winning Round Earth Media, you will engage in ongoing reporting assignments in the media format in which you have the most experience — print, video, audio, photography, and/or multimedia. Via Round Earth’s groundbreaking partnership model, you will collaborate with Moroccan journalism students who speak English, working together to report a major feature story, which has the possibility of being placed in a US media outlet.
Major topics of study include:
- Identifying original stories, determining newsworthiness, and developing techniques for executing an original, well-researched feature of interest to a global audience
- Finding sources, gaining their trust, and conducting interviews in an unfamiliar country and culture
- Reporting in a manner that adheres to the highest standards of journalism
- Producing an online magazine, Reporting Morocco, with opportunities to write articles, engage in social media, post news of the day, and work as photo editors — a great resume builder.