Selection Process

You are an aspiring media professional reporting on the energy transition? Learn more about our selection process

Who can apply?

The BETD Media Fellowship is directed at aspiring media professionals (journalists, influencers, bloggers, podcasters, and related professional groups) from all over the world, who are reporting on the global energy transition.

Applicants should speak fluent English and provide examples of their work that demonstrate their journalistic abilities and interest in the energy transition. Additionally, applicants should check their Covid-19 travel restrictions on their own and confirm that they meet all conditions to travel to Germany.

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Deadline for Application: 04th December 2023, 11:55 pm CET

Meet our high-level selection board

The selection process is led by a high-level board of experts in the energy transition and energy journalism.

Elke Hüttner

Head of Division “Climate, Environment, Infrastructure” at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

    Dr. Simone Peter

    President of German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE)

      Marcus Hicken

      Director for Energy Diplomacy, Climate and Security, German Federal Foreign Office (AA)

        Lisa-Maria Kretschmer

        Head of Advocacy of Reporter ohne Grenzen / Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

          More to be announced soon…

          Selection process

          The selection process will be based on knowledge of the English language, examples of work provided, and CVs. Equal representation of regions and genders is a basic condition for all our selection procedures.

          Up to 15 applicants will be selected to participate and the selection results will be communicated around end of December 2023.