Anderson Suarez is one of many who has crossed the Venezuelan border into Colombia in recent years. At the age of 20, he took on the responsibility of financially supporting his entire family by working abroad. The hardest part of his 800-mile journey was knowing that he was most likely leaving behind everything and everyone […]
Welcome to the CSIS Journalism Bootcamp, an initiative that connects rising journalists with policy experts and multimedia producers to tell pressing stories from around the globe. Each year, five universities are invited to bring a select group of students to the nation’s capital to complete an intensive week of workshops that allow them to gain a meaningful understanding of global issues and the nuances of international reporting in an evolving media landscape.
This program is made possible by the generous support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
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What are they saying?
“One big thing I learned from this practicum is that infographics and data visualizations should have a functional purpose and serve the words. For a piece to simply look pretty won’t help you deliver your message to audiences.”
“By far the most enriching experience during my time as a graduate student. The face-to-face time with experts in the field is unparalleled.”
“The CSIS Journalism Practicum Program was an eloquent introduction to the struggles that journalists encounter everyday to keep us informed and the intricate process of producing quality news with an amazing team for support every step of the way. This experience is unparalleled.”