May 28 – June 26, 2015
Anchored by a striking Renaissance palace, Urbino lies in central Italy’s Marche region, nestled between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea. Work with top professors and award-winning media professionals, including two Pulitzer prize-winners, to produce content for a website or print-on-demand magazine.
London to Paris to Nice
June 27 – July 24, 2015
New itinerary this year: Experience and report on the pilgrimage that artists and tourists have made from cloudy London to sparkling Paris to sunny Nice for centuries – only we’ll travel on high-speed trains. Blog during four days in London and four more in Paris before arriving at the Riviera for three weeks of practicing multimedia journalism and French, with interpreters.
Armagh, Northern Ireland
July 3 – August 2, 2015
The oldest city in Ireland, Armagh has a history and culture as lush and vibrant as the verdant fields surrounding its rocky slopes. Spend the month on a writer’s journey through the culture, history, politics and people of Ireland, guided by master writers, journalists and teachers. The next new voice that you hear in contemporary Irish literature may be your own.
June 7 – July 5, 2015
A meeting place of ancient and new, holy and secular, Jerusalem is a gathering spot for foreign correspondents from around the world. Get a taste of the global journalist’s life by studying with veteran Middle East correspondents; then go into the community to report your own stories.
July 10 – August 7, 2015
A striking city along the Mediterranean Coast known for its magnificent beaches, Valencia blends the medieval with the modern. The third largest city in Spain, which prides itself as the birthplace of the seafood dish paella, Valencia offers students the opportunity to work as foreign correspondents and produce a website featuring print, photo and video stories.
Venice to Istanbul
July 2 – July 30, 2015
We’ll explore the love-hate relationship between East and West, and report on the affairs of two Mediterranean titans: Venice and the Ottoman Empire. After four days of visiting Venetian markets and palaces, we’ll report for 3½ weeks in cosmopolitan Istanbul, a spectacular city where Greeks, Arabs and also Italians lived. Students will work as foreign correspondents, and have their work published in a digital magazine.
July 2 – July 30, 2015
Graduating seniors, grad students and working journalists will have an opportunity to write, photograph and shoot video for professional publications in the United States and Turkey. Interns have worked for the United Nations-based MediaGlobal, the Inter Press News Service, Worldpress, the Hurriyet Daily News, Time Out Istanbul and other professional publications. Build your portfolio with impressive clips — and get employers’ attention!
Hip Hop in Florence
June 13 – July 12, 2015
Hip Hop adds a new vernacular to ieiMedia’s study abroad program. Under the guidance of award-winning journalism and theatre faculty from Winston-Salem State, North Carolina Central, and Florida A&M, students will have a dual opportunity this summer to perform hip hop while studying and producing multimedia stories about it in text, video, photography, broadcast, and sound.