[Imc-ct] Urgent request from Montreal journalist.
Peter van Heusden
pvh at wfeet.za.net
Mon Jan 10 02:54:14 PST 2005
as she requested, and after discussion with some jo'burg comrades, i
sent tamara an invite to come and work with indymedia south africa.
having an intern around can't hurt. i asked her to clarify when she'll
be in south africa, then we can figure out where her skills would be
most useful, etc.
tamara kramer wrote:
> Hello at Indy Media Center South Africa,
> I am wrting from Montreal where I will be finishing up my graduate
> degree in journalism this May.
> I have the oportunity to apply for a bursary to go to a developing
> country and do journalism around development issues. I would very much
> like to come work for your organisation. The articles I saw on the
> website are excellent and discuss issues which are important to me
> such as water meters and other human rights related topics.
> I would be volunteering to report for your independent media center
> with the help of a $20,000 bursary from IRDC (International Research
> Development Canada) which would go toward my plane fare, accomodation,
> living expenses, and any equipment I might need such as a mini-disk
> recorder or lap top to help with my work.
> This is obviously an incredible oportunity. Part of my proposal must
> include a written confirmation from a news organisation that would
> like to have me report for them and be involved in any other way.
> Unfortunately the deadline for the application is January 10th! I know
> it is holiday time, but it is essential to communicate as soon as
> possible. I will be graduating in May so the internship would start
> somewhere around that time and would be for about six months.
> Thank you so much for considering my request and I look forward to
> being in touch and ultimately to coming to South Africa to use my
> skills in a meaningful way that can be of use to the public who rely
> on the information from your media center.
> Tamara Kramer
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