Media professionals with an interest in the developing world are invited to apply to the summer 2015 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund which is designed to facilitate more and better quality media coverage of development issues in the Irish media. The Fund is open to all media disciplines and particularly welcomes proposals from […]
Are you thinking of applying to the 2015 Student Scheme? There’s just under two weeks left to apply, so we’ve put together this short checklist, to make sure that you have everything you need to remember for your application. 1. The deadline to apply is 5pm on Friday, 13th February. 2. Make sure that your […]
Students from colleges around Dublin with an interest in journalism, media or development issues are invited to attend a special workshop for prospective applicants to the 2015 Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme at 6.30pm on Tuesday, 27th January, at Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. The workshop will be delivered by two members […]
Sally Hayden was a winner of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme in 2013, and since then has gone on to secure work with some of the most highly regarded media outlets in the world, including CNN International; Financial Times; VICE News; the Sunday Times and The Irish Times.
When colleague and videographer Patrick Butler first mentioned going to Vietnam to follow a group of Irish and American musicians playing music to highlight the ongoing legacy of the Agent Orange tragedy in Vietnam, I wondered if there was a story in it. But I needn’t have worried. Patrick had met the main instigator behind […]
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 23rd October 2014 -Funding Scheme to provide first step on career ladder for media and journalism students – The Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme provides students with a great opportunity to gain experience of reporting on development issues as well as the chance to work with some of Ireland’s most respected […]