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We are especially excited to share our signature Citizen Journalism and Digital Empowerment Curriculum. Start learning today!

Offer: Call for Admission/Scholarship applications for Diploma in Multimedia Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism


A maximum of 15 students are admitted each year. Admission is competitive. Priority is given to working Asian photojournalists, editors and reporters. To qualify, each applicant should:

have at least one (1) full year work experience as a cameraman, photojournalist, editor, radio journalist, interactive designer or reporter
be a college graduate with an average of B or higher;
be proficient in oral and written English and in computer literacy;
have access to video enabled DSLR or video camera, a still camera, a sound recorder with the tie clip microphone, a computer with Internet connection and industry-standard video and photo-editing programs.


The application form (Form 1) must be submitted with the following documents.

Curriculum vitae with 2” x 2” ID photo
Transcript of records (college degree)
Certification of Employment using the prescribed form (Form 2)
A two-paragraph statement of purpose
A portfolio consisting of one or more of the following, 10-15 photographs, tear sheets of published articles, video examples, MP3 files of audio work. All of your folio material should be digitized and uploaded to a blog, or video/photo/audio sharing website for review.

All forms are available at the “Resources” section of

To be considered for screening, applicants must submit the completed application form and all required support documents. Applicants must keep copies of all documents submitted. ACFJ reserves the right to keep or otherwise dispose all materials submitted six months after the start of the program.


The program begins in April 2012 May and ends in May 2013. The courses are offered in succession. Hybrid courses involve four weeks of online courses and one week of on-campus sessions. A fully online course takes nine weeks. Work on the multimedia project takes place at the start of the sixth month of the program.


Application forms and supporting documents must be submitted on or before 15 February 2012, to the address below. If mailed, the documents should be postmarked on the same day.

Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University
Department of Communication
3/F Social Sciences Building
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
1108 Philippines

The application forms and supporting documents for both the program and the scholarships may also be e-mailed to

Please email newsroom(at) if you have any questions regarding admission requirements.

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