U.S.-Armenia Professional Partnership in Journalism (PPJ)
The U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy Yerevan announces an open competition for organizations with expertise in journalism education and training to implement the “U.S. - Armenia Professional Partnership in Journalism” program. The goal of the program is to support the Armenian media sector’s overall resilience to disinformation, strengthen professional reporting skills and standards, and cultivate U.S.-Armenian professional partnerships in journalism by instituting an exchange program for Armenian professional journalists and media managers. The exchange program will incorporate a training institute and a fellowship placement for Armenian media professionals in a U.S. media outlet/institution for hands-on learning and relationship-building.The “U.S.-Armenia Professional Partnership in Journalism" program is expected to involve approximately 65-75 broadcast and print journalists, editors, and media managers from Armenia, in a program designed to improve journalism skills through exchanges, a training institute, and month-long fellowship placements.