Environmental & Travel Journalism
Learn how to research and produce written content, and receive guidance in establishing a successful career in the fields of environmental journalism and travel writing.
Environmental and Travel Journalism Training Program
Environmental journalism and travel writing are both powerful tools to advocate for the natural world and to inform the general public on ways to travel sustainably and how to best experience the wonders of nature. Join us to learn invaluable new skills, especially practical ones. You’ll revel in our unique environment, travel and culture locations and wildlife. You can experience firsthand what to expect as you embark upon a career as a journalist. Let our team work with you to put into words the wonders and challenges our world faces.
To be a successful journalist you must have an understanding of: current environmental concerns; environmental policy decisions; scientific studies; have knowledge of historical environmental events and, above all else, possess an enquiring and curious mind.
Learn how to become a successful and environmental or travel writer, setting yourself up for an incredible career of travel and adventure. You’ll have the career that everyone else dreams of.
Africa Media is offering a ‘Flexi-booking’ special during the challenges of Covid-19. When booking with Flexi-booking, you are able to secure your spot at a $250 discount and only choose which month you will attend when you are comfortable you can travel safely and securely.
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- 1 – 28 May
- 1 – 28 June
- 1 – 28 July
- 1 – 28 August
- 1 – 28 September
- 1 – 28 October
- 1 – 28 November
The environmental and travel journalism program runs over one month. The syllabus can be viewed here: VIEW PROGRAM SYLLABUS
We have answered many of the common questions students ask us on our programs FAQ page. VIEW FAQ PAGE
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The Environmental Journalism & Travel Writing Internship was beyond what I could have imagined what it would be. Working alongside Cassie and a field expert I was exposed to a wide variety of topics to write about and learned how to compose articles ready to be published in magazines. Adventures in hiking through South Africa’s numerous trails, cage diving with sharks and exploring the local towns and mingling with the people who inhabit them. I got a(...)
I am nibbling on leftovers from last night’s farewell Braai as I ponder my month spent mostly in the Garden Route of South Africa. In the Western Cape, I interviewed game drive rangers, took a few walks to remote waterfalls, fed African elephants, and went scuba diving with seals and sharks. I can say with certainty that it has been one of the best months of my life in terms of work and play. I have witnessed the beauty of Africa’s diverse flora and fauna(...)
Everything you need to know about our environmental and travel journalism internship program is here in the FAQ’s
Discover what Africa Media’s environmental and travel journalism month long internship program entails.
Read the blog posts of our journalism alumni on renowned local blog – Humans of the Garden Route