Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Czech Radio candidates shortlisted for EBU journalism fellowship

Geneva, 21 May 2012 – The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) today announces the short list for the first ever EBU Radio News London School of Economics (LSE) POLIS journalism fellowship. The month-long research fellowship is being offered on a competitive basis to public service journalists working for EBU Member organizations.

The successful candidate, chosen by LSE, will carry out a piece of original research into an aspect of contemporary news media practice. Applicants were asked to submit a 500-word abstract to set out the issue they would address and outline what they would do in London.   

"We have been impressed by the interest this fellowship has generated and by the very high quality of the entrants. Choosing the short list has been a difficult but very rewarding task," said EBU Media Director, Annika Nyberg-Frankenhaeuser.  

The six shortlisted candidates are:  

Guido Berger, SRF, Switzerland
Jan Bumba, Czech Radio
Nadja Hahn, ORF, Austria
Zivile Kropaite, LRT, Lithuania
Zoltan Pasztor, MR, Hungary
Magdalena Trusinova, Czech Radio 

POLIS Director, Charlie Beckett, will announce the winner at the EBU Radio News Conference, in Prague, on Friday 15th June 2012.
(Source : Czech Radio)

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