The Refugee Journalism Project

The Refugee Journalism Project supports refugee and exiled journalists to re-start their careers in the UK.

It was founded in 2016 and is based at London College of Communication, part of the University of the Arts London.

These journalists arrive in the UK with an impressive range of skills – many have been editors, correspondents and producers in their own countries – but they lack agency and face significant barriers when they attempt to continue their journalism in the UK. Participants are offered a range of workshops, mentoring and placements.

The project’s core aims are to:
Help prepare refugee journalists for work in the UK media industry;
Create opportunities for refugee journalists to publish their work and build a wider network;
Engage with new audiences, key policy and opinion-maker in order to debunk negative and institutional and public perceptions of refugees.

The organisation is based in:

London | UK

The Refugee Journalism Project offers:

Languages you can use to communicate with the organisation:

  • English