Foreign Correspondence Programme 2003 – ten years later

Back in 2003, I was 26, already working as a journalist while completing my last year at graduate school. It was the middle of the semester when I saw an announcement for young journalists on the message board at my university, calling for participants for a project in Finland. I was immediately intrigued and made sure to apply at once. I was especially interested in this area, since at the time ...  (continue reading)

Foreign Correspondents’ Programme in Finland starts in a week – Welcome to the FCP blog!

It’s soon the hectic time of the year when 19 young journalists around the world arrive in Helsinki to spend the month of August in Finland as participants of the Foreign Correspondents’ Programme.

So, what really is the Foreign Correspondents’ Programme? Where do these young journalists come from? And who organizes all this?

To explain briefly, the Foreign Correspondents’ ...  (continue reading)