Fiji Journalism

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Fiji Journalism

from £1,295
Duration: from 4 weeks to 10 weeks
Countries: Fiji
On this project you will work closely with the other staff reporters and will be involved in the intricate day to day running of a newspaper or various magazines on the beautiful island Suva
Summary

Fiji Journalism

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant Antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable melting pots of cultural influences – see multicoloured Hindu temples perched next to relics of the traditional indigenous spirit houses with their lingering sense of an ancient magic.

Its irresistible shores are fringed with picture-perfect palm trees, and the azure waters that surround the islands are inhabited by an astonishing array of marine creatures; over 1,200 species of fish including clown fish, trigger fish, blue tangs, 12 species of whales and dolphin, anemones, soft coral and much more.

Enjoy fragrant sun drenched days and balmy exotic nights – try a Fijian beach party for whirling fire dancers, traditional dancing and delectable food cooked in a rustic underground oven. Fiji will enchant you with its infectious, chilled out “Fiji time” lifestyle and its heavenly beaches – the perfect paradise location for your adventure!

The Project

You will work closely with the other newspaper staff reporters and will be substantially involved in the intricate day to day running of either a significant English newspaper in Suva, or for a group of six magazines (2 published) which specialise in sports, fashion, weddings and travel. You may cover activities ranging from national news gathering, researching and reporting on important environmental, financial, business, political, travel, human interest stories, domestic and sporting news.

You will be encouraged to bring your own creativity and perspective to the articles you contribute to, whilst also constantly learning from professionals working alongside you. You will have the choice of either concentrating on a particular aspect of the newspaper you are interested in or work across many different elements. Wherever your goals lie, whether purely in journalism or even editing, production or advertising, this assignment has something for you. As well as all this, you will discover more about this exotic destination and its people through your work and involvement in the project.

Please note that we highly recommend you bring your own laptop to get the most out of this project, as spare computers at either of the placements can be a rarity!

 


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Price details:

from £1,295

Phone:

Call 0333 333 9923 to enquire or book

Departure Dates

First and third Monday of the month.

Alternative dates available on request.

Duration

4 weeks and longer

Pre-Departure Inclusions

Pre-departure support
Travel & medical advice & documentation
Equipment advice
Discounted medical kit
Free t-shirt

In-Country Inclusions

Basic accommodation (hostel upgrade available at extra cost)
Two meals per day
Local orientation
Project training
In-country emergency support
24-hour international HQ backup
Airport pickup subject to start date
In-country transfers subject to start date

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We have a great team of travel gurus that understand what a gap year is all about just waiting to help you, and since we are part of the Flight Centre Travel Group we are able to offer the best flights, gap year packages, hostels, tours, volunteer placements and insurance - the works. This is not your average travel agency, it’s the ultimate backpacker travel agency.

If you’d like to get in touch to chat about your travels, even if you’re in the preliminary stages and you’d just like some advice, give us a call on 0333 333 9923 or submit an enquiry to StudentUniverse – we’d love to hear from you.

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