Write-a-thon Registration Form
Are you an aspiring journalist interested in learning how to produce solutions-oriented journalism? Want to start the academic year with a published solutions story*? Would you like to be in the running to *WIN A FULL SCHOLARSHIP* to go towards a future study abroad program with Solutions Journalism Without Borders**?

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you're invited to register for the Solutions Journalism Without Borders Write-a-thon and Scholarship Competition!

This is a free opportunity for students and aspiring journalists to learn about solutions journalism, produce a solutions-oriented story under the guidance of course mentors, and network with aspiring journalists from around the world. Whilst the sessions will take place in the evenings in CEST (Central European Summer Time), we invite students from all timezones to register – anyone with a working internet connection and who can watch the recorded sessions can participate.

Take part in our Write-a-thon and you’ll:

- Learn the basics of solutions reporting
- Write a solutions story about a response to a problem in the student’s local community
- Connect with a group of aspiring and professional journalists from around the world via slack, interactive workshops and a dedicated Facebook/WhatsApp group
- Pitch a completed story which, if successfully vetted by the Solutions Journalism Network may be added to the Story Tracker alongside award-winning journalists and correspondents
- Receive a certificate of completion and digital copy of Solutions Journalism Without Borders e-Magazine compiled of vetted stories produced during the write-a-thon

So, what are you waiting for? Register now!

* While we can't guarantee your story will be published, our expert mentors will share their tips and tricks to help make it happen
** Terms & Conditions apply
Email *
What's your full name? *
Which pronouns do you prefer? *
In which city and country are you located? *
How old are you? (Don't worry, there are no age restrictions for this Write-a-thon - we only ask this to get to know our global community better) *
What's your email address? *
Have you studied, or are you currently studying journalism/communications or a related degree? *
Please provide more details, including which university or college you attend/attended (including date of completion), as well as your program/degree and major. *
Tell us about your journalism experience so far. *
What interests or inspires you about solutions journalism? *
Have you practised constructive or solutions-oriented journalism before? If so, tell us about it (and no worries if not)! *
What do you hope to learn or achieve by participating in this write-a-thon? *
Can you commit to watching and actively participating in 3x live sessions (held at 20:00 in CEST between 16-26th August), or if your timezone isn't compatible, viewing all recorded sessions? *
Would you be happy to provide us with some feedback on the write-a-thon learning experience 2 weeks after the culmination of the program? *
Would you like to sign up to our monthly newsletters and future e-magazines? We promise not to spam you! *
Finally, how did you find out about us? *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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