ROOSTERGNN Global News Network is a non-profit news agency that promotes freedom of expression and journalism education.
With over 700 journalists worldwide, ROOSTERGNN specializes in investigative, independent and digital journalism.TRAVEL JOURNALISM & PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNSHIP SEMINAR IN CUBA.
The Intensive Travel Journalism & Photography Internship Seminars with Cultural Immersion Program in Cuba takes place in two of the country’s most emblematic cities, both of them declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the capital, Havana, and the colonial city of Trinidad.
Students participate in a Travel Journalism & Photography and Cultural Immersion Program with Experts and Mentors, acquiring essential journalism techniques and skills through Editorial Meetings, Travel Journalism and Photography Workshops, Mentoring Sessions, Feedback Sessions, and discovering the local culture through Phototours, Site Visits to local Cuban projects and Guided Excursions. The Cultural Immersion is complemented with accommodation in “boutique” style, colonial houses with Cuban host families.
The Seminars include 24-hour bilingual (English & Spanish) local support. All of the Experts and Mentors are bilingual. To participate in the Seminars, it is required that students have knowledge of at least ONE of these languages. Students can choose to write their articles in English, Spanish or both. The selection process is rigorous and includes an interview for all candidates of interest.
At the end of the Seminars, students graduate with a Portfolio of Published Work, which is subsquently published in the news agency.