Candidates should have journalism experience or be passionate about switching to journalism from technology/IT, economics or the sciences. The program covers the range of skills a journalist of the future needs: TV moderation, multimedia storytelling, data journalism, social media and virtual reality – in seminars, workshops and of course the DW editorial offices and our correspondent bureaux in Washington, Moscow and Brussels. DW trainees are involved in long-term innovative, international projects and have been honored in past years with the CNN Journalism Award and the Grimme Prize.
For the bilingual DW traineeship is looking for:
- English native speakers with a good working knowledge of German
- German native speakers with an excellent working knowledge of English
- Native speakers of another DW program language (specifically Turkish, Russian, Farsi, Kiswahili and Hausa) with a good, working knowledge of both English and German.
Candidates must also have completed a university or college degree or apprenticeship.