2020 U.S. General Election Reporting Program

The U.S. welcomes international journalists to cover its elections.

We invite individual print, radio, TV, and web-based journalists to apply for a spot in this fully funded, exchange program.  Journalists will spend 3 weeks in the United States, covering the 2020 U.S. General Elections in battle ground states, working from a U.S. newsroom. Applicants should have at least 5 years of continuous work experience at a media outlet and be able to speak and write in English at a level that allows them to work in a professional setting in the United States. Applicants must be eligible for an I-visa to travel to the United States and have a passport valid through March 2021.Download the 2020 U.S. elections reporting form

Completed applications must be sent to HararePress@state.gov by March 6, 2020. Applicants will be informed of their selection status by March 20, 2020.