Deutsche Welle International Graduate Trainee Program, Multimedia Journalist (Bonn or Berlin)

Bonn or Berlin
01 Dec 2017
01 Jan 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Deutsche Welle International Graduate Trainee Program for English and German native speakers

The Traineeship

Deutsche Welle (DW) is looking for young people from all over the world interested in a comprehensive, high quality journalism program with an international broadcaster.

The 18 month program covers the range of skills a journalist of the future needs: TV moderation, multimedia storytelling, data journalism, social media and virtual reality – in seminars, workshops and of course the DW editorial offices and our correspondent bureaus in Washington, Moscow and Brussels.

DW trainees are involved in long-term innovative, international projects and have been honored in past years with the CNN Journalism Award and the Grimme Prize.

Candidates must have completed a university or college degree or apprenticeship. They should have journalism experience or be passionate about switching to journalism from technology/IT, economics or the sciences.

  • English native speakers with a good working knowledge of German

  • German native speakers with an excellent working knowledge of English

  • Native speakers of another DW program language (specifically Turkish, Russian, Farsi, Kiswahili and Hausa) with a good, working knowledge of both English and German. 

As full-time employees, DW trainees are automatically eligible for German public health insurance. As our trainees move to Germany from abroad, we assist them at every step of the visa process.

The successful candidates will be based in Bonn and Berlin.

About the company

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany's international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable, unbiased news and information. DW delivers the latest insights and analysis of the issues that are moving the world with regional television lineups in English, German, Spanish and Arabic, and radio and online content available in 30 different languages.

DW Akademie has been training radio professionals from developing and transition countries for more than 50 years.

How to apply

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