Join and create a long term network for new journalists
Uncertain employment, increased pressure from the audience and editors are some of the challenges that many new journalists face in the Nordic and Northwest Russia. How can we strengthen each other?
Expand your network
Get to know journalists in a similar position as you
Increase your knowledge
Broad knowledge is important for a journalist, use the network and it’s activities to broaden your knowledge and your horizons
Be larger then yourself
The network will not only help you develop your professional skills during the active phase, but it will be an important network for the future
feel Less alone
Across the Nordic countries and Northwest Russia many journalists are struggling to find their place as journalists
What will happen?
The network exists both digitally on different platforms and in real life on different activities
During the first part of 2022 there will be a network-meetup. Here you have the possibility to meet others in an similar position as you, increase your knowledge and expand your horizons
Three thematic press tours will be organized during 2022. On these professional press tours you can gain an edge with specialized knowledge on topics such as Climate Change reporting, Constructive journalism and local news.
Media and the support system
Within the network a own media exists that reports from the different press tours, and keep the network online between the meet ups. Furthermore, have you met a colleague that you want to collaborate with? Then you can apply for
financial support for travel costs.
We invite some of the regions best journalists and speakers to help inspire, educate and improve your skills as a new journalist
Why is this needed?
New journalists face many different challenges
Finding a job
Many new journalists strugge to find fixed employment, or steady income stream as a freelancer
Pressure is increasing on journalists everywhere, both within media as news producers, but also from the society
Finding your place
In the limited time that there is in a workday it can be hard to find your voice as a journalist
A good understanding of the world that surrounds you is must as a journalist, time is often limited in journalism training for knowledge building
Who are we?
New in journalism is a joint project between Barents Press Sweden, Barents Press Russia and Nordic Journalist Centre.
Together we have long history of successful cross border cooperation between journalists in the Nordic countries and Russia.