The Reporting Change Multimedia Course participants were selected by the multimedia professionals who will teach the course. They are, from left to right, Cédric Gerbehaye, DJ Clark, and Matt Ford. © World Press Photo

Ten promising North African visual journalists have been selected to take part in the Reporting Change Multimedia Course, which aims to strengthen the multimedia storytelling skills of professionals working in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia.

The selected participants are:

The participants were selected on Wednesday, 16 October, from a pool of 71 applicants by the three multimedia professionals who will teach the course:

The course consists of three phases beginning with a five-day face-to-face introduction to multimedia storytelling with the aim of producing a story idea and work plan, followed by the production of this multimedia story while receiving online coaching from the trainers. The course will end with a five-day face-to-face workshop in which the produced multimedia stories are discussed and finalized. All courses will take place between January and April 2014.

In addition to training, each of the participants will also receive a € 2,000 grant to further develop their skills and produce a high-quality multimedia story from the region.

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