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

Bonn or Berlin
23 Dec 2016
23 Jan 2017
Job Type
Full Time

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

The Traineeship

We are looking for open-minded young people full of creative ideas from all over the world interested in a comprehensive, exceptional quality journalism program with an international broadcaster.

Candidates should have journalism experience or have skills in a relevant field such as information design, statistics and a demonstrable interest in applying these to journalism.

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 traineeship usualy leads to employment in one of our departments in Bonn or Berlin.

The 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.

As we are expanding our English editorial team, we are looking for: 

  • English native speakers with a working knowledge of German
  • German native speakers with an excellent working knowledge of English

Native speakers of any other DW program language are invited to apply as well. However, very good English skills and basic knowledge of German is required.

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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