CFR Local Journalists Workshop


Please join the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) for a free workshop on covering international affairs for local communities on January 17 and 18, 2019, made possible with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The workshop will feature plenary sessions, discussion groups, and networking opportunities with CFR fellows and news media industry experts, and will take place at CFR’s New York headquarters at 58 East 68th Street, New York, NY.


This event is intended for reporters, editors, and other news media professionals. Selected applicants will receive free admission to the workshop, which includes meals, and one night of hotel accommodation on January 17.

How to Apply

To apply to participate in the workshop, please send an email to with the following information:

  • Full name
  • Professional title and affiliation(s)
  • Target audience and circulation of the publication(s) to which you contribute
  • Brief statement on how you could benefit from attending this workshop (approximately 250 words)
  • Contact information where we may follow up with you


About CFR

The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for interested citizens in order to help them better understand U.S. foreign policy and international issues shaping the world today.