26 - 29 November 2009: Turin, Italy
Step 1: What's it about
WHAT IS IT: This year, we will continue our monthly editorial series, ‘EU Crisis on the ground’ (funded by the European commission)
TO DO WHAT: Valorising local, positive citizen initiatives that have emerged out of the crisis. Comparing this on a pan-European playing field. Finding young, positive angles on the crisis.
Step 2: recruiting you
WANTED: We need two journalists, one video journalist and one photographer to join this mission - writing on aforesaid offbeat, crisis-related topics with the support of our local host team in Turin, and attending a local debate held by the team in Turin. It’s your proposals that will get you noticed for this mission: so be creative, do some research, flog your idea donkeys to me. Prepare yourself: read the Turin local team blog.
Step 3: you on EU crisis on the ground
LOGISTICS: Book your own flights/trains to Turin: up to 250 euros is reimbursed by cafebabel.com upon return from the trip, along with other travel, food expenses up to 25 euros every day (figures TBC). The team is hosted by the locals in Turin.
EDITORIAL: the editor in Paris (Pedro) and the team in Turin will help define your article, find you fixers, interviewees for your time in Turin. The written piece is due in strictly one week later, when the relevant linguistic editor in Paris will edit your piece, which will be translated by our volunteer networks, and then published the following month.
Step 4: email Pedro at: firstname.lastname@example.org with your CVs, three-line article proposals, link with the news and crisis, ideas of interviewees.