This is a great opportunity for all those who wish to improve their investigative skills and learn the latest tricks from media experts.
BIRN will be gathering some of the world’s best-known editors and trainers to teach the course members investigative tips and tricks.
Successful applicants will be provided with excellent possibilities for networking – and the possibility of getting a grant for a story idea.
The lead trainer on the course in Romania is one of the best investigative editors in the US, Reuters’ Blake Morrison, a three-times finalist for the Pulitzer investigative award.
Others include the New York Times senior journalist Christoph Koettl; co-creator of one of the best podcast series in US and winner of an Emmy and three Peabody awards Susanne Reber; Knight International Journalism Award winner and OCCRP editor Miranda Patrucic; European Press Prize winner Bellingcats’ Christiaan Triebert; ICIJ journalist Matthew Caruana Galizia and award winning BIRN’s investigative editor, Lawrence Marzouk.