Announcing ‘Telling Immigrant Food Stories’ workshop in NYC April 28-30th

February 15, 2017
in News and Events

The Culinary Trust is delighted to announce that it will once again work with the award-winning producers behind Food in 2 Worlds to offer a second installment of the workshop, “Telling Immigrant Food Stories.” The program will be held April 28-30th once again at The New School in New York City.

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The food journalism workshop is designed to help journalists, journalism students and culinary professionals improve their skills telling stories about food from immigrant communities.

This three-day intensive workshop offers an extraordinary introduction to broadcast and podcast journalism, including audio recording and production, story development, pitching and writing for radio. Participants will work with veteran public radio food journalists and podcasters and will have a chance to present their story ideas to a panel of top editors from leading media organizations, including NPR’s “Here and Now,” Studio 360” StoryCorps” and “The Sporkful.” You can hear stories produced from our 2015 workshop here on The Culinary Trust web site.

The deadline to apply is March 3. Apply via this link.

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Attendees from Fi2W workshop 2015

Who should apply? Journalists who cover immigrant communities, culinary professionals and journalism students interested in telling stories about the diversity of food found in America today. Scholarships are available for partial and full tuition for eligible candidates.  

For more information or questions about the program, email contact@feetin2worlds.org.

This program is funded with the support of the Boston Foundation. The Culinary Trust believes that food writing as a univeral language can be a powerful tool to understanding and transforming the world around us. The ability to tell stories from diverse perspectives is among the reasons we’re so proud to support the work by Food in 2 Worlds.

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