In the summer of 2022, a group of journalists on the Refugee Journalism Project worked a BBC journalist and students from London College of Communication in a series of audio-storytelling workshops.
The group, made up of journalists from Afghanistan, Syria, Libya, Sudan and Sri Lanka, were
We are delighted to announce the return of The Refugee Journalism Project Programme for 2021-22. We are looking for UK-based journalists with a refugee background who want to rebuild their careers.
The first phase of this initiative will run between December 2021 and May 2022. The
Breaking The Frame is a new report conducted by the Refugee Journalism Project which analyses the representation of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in UK broadcast news. We started by analysing a year’s worth of TV news bulletins, gaining an insight into the editorial decisions
Over the past couple of months, five of our journalists have been working with media organisations through the Refugee Journalism Project’s new fellowship programme.
The fellowships will offer the journalists paid placements of between three and six months and access to training. The host companies in
In times of staying at home, it is natural to long for connection even more. So in the midst of the current pandemic, the Refugee Journalism Project (London) and the Digital Media for Professionals with Flight History (Hamburg) held their first virtual meeting to explore
The next cohort of the Refugee Journalism Project has been selected and we look forward to being able to start our programme in the next few months. But with the entire world slowing down at this time, it is a great moment to reflect on
We looking for UK-based professional journalists with a refugee background who want to rebuild their careers. Between March and August, 15 selected participants will have the opportunity to acquire new media skills, publish journalistic content, and build professional networks through collaborations. In September, all participants
Liminality is the state of being in between; of belonging neither here nor there. With it comes disruption, anxiety and invisibility. But liminality is, however, a temporary state of existence, so with it also comes the hope of future transformation and empowerment.
This was the theme
Over the past year, participants on the Refugee Journalism Project have been attending monthly masterclass sessions organised by The Guardian Foundation. These have been delivered by leading Guardian journalists and editors, covering areas such as interviewing technique, podcasting, pitching ideas, multimedia stories and storytelling.
BBC broadcasting journalist Ziad Ghandour was one of millions of people to escape their war-torn homeland in 2015. Ziad was forced to leave his English Literature master’s degree behind in Syria to search for a less volatile place to call home. Four months later, out