The Digital Communication Network Exchange 2017

The Digital Communication Network is an exchange program, funded by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by World Learning. The Digital Communications Network exchange program created and supports a collaborative network of communication professionals from across Europe and Central Asia, working together to strengthen communication skills through the development and dissemination of digital content.

A total of 16 participants will be selected through an open competition process to come to the United States for an 18-day long professional program, scheduled from October 1-18, 2017.

Participants should work and reside in one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Ukraine

Applicants for the program should be digital communication professionals, either with a journalistic or entrepreneurial background. They should work for media organizations (traditional or new media), communication companies, NGOs and social movements, or e-governments focusing on delivering media messages and using new tools of digital communication. Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate an interest and capacity to develop or transform organizations for the digital age, and/or to create new digital communication products.

Application: The application must be completed entirely in English. The deadline for submitting the application is July 29, 2017.