Applications open for three News Impact Academy editions in 2018: Barcelona, London, Warsaw

If you’re hankering for innovative journalism training, this is your chance!

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) has opened applications for the last three editions of its News Impact Academy in 2018.

The Academy is a series of two-day workshops for media professionals that offers the opportunity to connect with other participants from all over Europe, think creatively and learn new ways to face some of the most pressing challenges in the journalism industry.

Barcelona, 25-26 September: Newsroom leadership

Are you in a management position and want to strengthen your leadership skills? In this Academy we will explore new approaches to navigate change, to enable innovation and to bring your team along. Deadline to apply: 20 July

London, 17-18 October: Product development for news
Apply for this Academy if you want to learn new tools and methods such as user-centered design or lean techniques, and share best practices in product development for news. Deadline to apply: 10 September

Warsaw, 5-6 November: Membership-based revenue models

Do you want to explore new business models in which the users become engaged supporters and contributors of your journalism? Join this edition if you want to learn more about the opportunities offered by membership-based models. Deadline to apply: 5 October


The Academy is free-to-attend thanks to EJC’s long-lasting partnership with the Google News Initiative. The organizers are also able to cover travel and accommodation costs for all participants.

All journalists and media professionals working in Europe are eligible to apply.

Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis.

If you have any questions about the News Impact programmes: [email protected]