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Call for applications: Experts for open-group training on data visualization

15 January 2018
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Independent Journalism Center is looking for one international expert and one local expert to conduct a two-day open-group training in data visualization.

The training will be targeted at media professionals working in the TV, online and multimedia environment and will aim at enhancing their knowledge and skills in depicting data in an innovative, yet accessible way, thus helping them improve their audience engagement.

Experts are expected to share their knowledge, capitalizing on their own experience and answering questions so as to help participants understand the tools and abilities needed for journalists to use and showcase data in order to produce better-quality journalistic materials.

The lesson plan shall be prepared by trainers, and the lesson shall comprise theoretical and practical content, including individual and group exercises involving direct engagement of participants. In addition, participants should be able to ask questions and share their thoughts, and trainers should provide answers to the questions they find most helpful to all users.

To ensure quality management, trainers will develop pre- and post-training questionnaires, as well as a final report to evaluate training results.

Application Requirements:

Applications should include the following information:

CV

A general presentation of the applicant

The plan of the training

The budget planned

Applications must be submitted by email to Cristina Mogildea, Head of Media Azi and Research Department, at cmogildea@ijc.md, with copies to IJC Executive Director Nadine Gogu, ngogu@ijc.md. All applications submitted will be acknowledged within two working days. Successful respondent(s) will be notified of selection within eight days following the deadline for submission of applications.

The deadline for application submission is January 31, 2018. Contact person: Cristina Mogildea, tel.: 022 213 652 or 022 227 539.

The online master class is provided by the Independent Journalism Center as partner in the “Media Enabling Democracy, Inclusion and Accountability in Moldova” (MEDIA-M) project, funded by USAID and implemented by Internews.

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The "Media Enabling Democracy, Inclusion and Accountability in Moldova" (MEDIA-M) project aims to promote the development of an independent, professional media in Moldova that gives citizens access to a variety of perspectives and fosters a media sector that is more resilient to political and financial pressures.