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Saudi: ITP x NEOM Digital Media Programme, applications now open

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Saudi NEOM Digital training programme applications now open 2023

ITP Media Group (ITP) and NEOM Media Industries sector have announced that they are extending their ongoing collaboration to offer the latest media training and internship opportunities for aspiring young Saudis. Now entering its third year, the partnership program has already opened pathways to numerous full-time positions within the dynamic realm of the media industry.

About the Programme

The New Media and Content Creation Graduate Programme, powered by ITP and NEOM, offers digital editorial and journalism on-the-job learning designed to cultivate the multifaceted skills of recent graduates in Saudi Arabia and create meaningful employement opportunities for them.

Following an intensive and immersive four-week training program scheduled for November, a select group of 15 exceptional students will have the opportunity to embark on a six-month paid internship with ITP Media Saudi at its headquarters in Riyadh. During this period, the students will actively engage with the renowned global and regional media brands, including Time Out, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Arabian Business, and Esquire, further enhancing their professional experience.

Students who showcase outstanding skills throughout the duration of their internship will secure full-time positions either in Riyadh or within ITP’s expansive network of offices across three continents. A combination of international trainers and seasoned regional media experts will lead the course, with a critical focus on educating students on the relevant skills demanded by today’s rapidly evolving media industry. The program will encompass a series of subjects, including new media, podcasting, the digital age of communications, and – most notably – the principles of journalistic integrity and impactful storytelling.

Quote from NEOM

Wayne Borg, Managing Director of Media Industries, Entertainment, and Culture at NEOM, said: Over the past 18 months, NEOM has become firmly established as the media industries’ gateway to the MENA region. Talent development remains a significant priority for us as we work towards creating a comprehensive media ecosystem. Over the last two years, our partnership with ITP has proven extremely fruitful, opening avenues for young Saudis to secure full-time roles in journalism. This initiative extends unparalleled support and mentorship to the new generation of media trailblazers and we’re delighted to participate in its third edition.”

Quotes from ITP Media Group

Martin Chambers, Managing Director, ITP Media Group said: “Each year that we
embark on this program, we set out looking for our industry’s brightest future creators
and innovators, with many of our internship candidates going on to secure full-time
roles within ITP Media Saudi and play an instrumental part in growing our content and
events operations. ITP’s partnership with NEOM is a unique platform in Saudi that connects our industry with the modernizers of tomorrow.”

Apply Now

The New Media and Content Creation Graduate Programme will take place in Riyadh from Sunday, Nov. 12 until Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. To apply, click here: