Category Tips and Opportunities

Tipsheet: How to Build a Team for a Cross-Border Project

By Hostwriter Ambassador Piotr Drabik Cross-border journalism as a solo effort doesn’t make sense. Taking part in a duet, a quartet or a big group of colleagues from different countries can bring useful networking, interesting research and successful publications. I… Continue Reading →

Tipsheet: Key Lessons from Reporting on the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal

By Hostwriter Ambassador Daniel Bates One of my first bosses once said to me “you are always learning on this job,” and covering the Jeffrey Epstein case, that was certainly true. I have stuck with this story for years, doing… Continue Reading →

Agora Europe Journalism Grants 2020 – Deadline June 22nd

A New Emergency Funding Opportunity for Eastern and Southern European Freelance Journalists Applications Accepted Now through 22 June 2020 (Press Release: 26 May 2020) The Coronavirus pandemic has brought considerable human suffering and major economic disruption. The crisis is also… Continue Reading →

Using Solutions Journalism to Cover the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Hostwriter Ambassador Priscila Pacheco The biggest challenge currently facing journalists around the world is how to talk about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a disease caused by Sars-Cov-2, which was discovered in January by Chinese authorities, according to the World… Continue Reading →

5 Things to Keep in Mind before You Write that Pitch

By Hostwriter Ambassador Mercy Abang When telling stories, journalists often stay on the popular narrative, and like editors, freelancers and stringers, gloss over other deeply important and yet underreported angles of the same story. Too often, what’s reported dictates what… Continue Reading →

The Future of Journalism Is Collaborative: Get the Latest Training!

Hostwriter offers webinars in Cross-Border and Entrepreneurial Journalism Would you like to have the latest training in cross-border journalism? Are you seeking ways to professionalize your journalism collective? Do you wonder how your newsroom could use Hostwriter to globally collaborate… Continue Reading →

Everything You Need to Know to Apply for the Hostwriter Prize

So, you’ve heard about the Hostwriter Prize but you’re not sure why you should apply or how to do it? This blog post is for you! What Is the Hostwriter Prize? Hostwriter offers the annual Hostwriter Story Prize and Hostwriter… Continue Reading →

How to Get HostWIRE Updates Sent to Your Email

Want to receive funding opportunities or job listings from HostWIRE directly to your email inbox? Want to follow a specific conversation about an upcoming conference? Want to get a notification whenever someone provides advice in response to another post on… Continue Reading →

How can journalists deal with traumatic experiences or images they’re exposed to on the job?

We invited our colleague Jeanny Gering from The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma to host an open workshop in Hostwriter’s Berlin office with practical tips and advice on how journalists can take steps to deal with traumatic experiences or images… Continue Reading →

Call for Pitches: “UNBIAS THE NEWS”

Upcoming Hostwriter publication: “UNBIAS THE NEWS! Why diversity matters for journalism” (NOTE: The deadline for applications is now passed. We are reviewing all pitches and will get back to authors in early-February.) Hostwriter is a non-profit network founded by journalists… Continue Reading →

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