Lausanne, Jan 29, 2013: The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is offering two (2) scholarships for journalists to attend the LIEBHERR 2013 World Table Tennis Championships in Paris from May 13th to May 20th 2013. It is an opportunity to gain knowledge of table tennis and the International Table Tennis Federation.
Each candidate will have full access to all media facilities and players; it will provide an exceptional experience for the selected candidates.
Journalists working for newspapers, magazines, sports magazines, radio and television broadcasters may apply for the scholarship.
Persons working for sports’ associations and their magazines will not be eligible.
A candidate must not be older than 35 years and should have at least three (3) years working experience in sports journalism. Furthermore, a good grasp of English is required.
Working Conditions and Accommodation
The ITTF offers free board and accommodation on site in an official hotel of the LIEBHERR World Team Table Tennis Championships in Paris, as well as access to the media facilities.
The airfare, all leisure activities, as well as visa applications remains the candidate’s responsibility.
Successful candidates will be given the chance to meet the ITTF Executive Committee, staff and important people from the world of table tennis as well as players.
The ITTF reserves the right to choose freely from the applications and no correspondence relating to the selection process will be entertained.
The selection will be made by the chair of the ITTF Media Committee, and whose decision is final.
Applications by email should be sent to the ITTF office in Singapore before March 1st 2013.
No late applications will be considered.
Please send a full curriculum vita and cover letter, examples of articles/coverage you have produced and a supporting letter from your editor or manager.
Address your application to:
Email: [email protected]
International Table Tennis Federation, 352 Tanglin Rd, #02-04/05, Singapore 247671
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