Join Euronews as an Apprentice

Deadline: 31 March 2022
Open to: EU citizens with Bachelor degree + C1 level in French
Benefits: 800 to 1000€ / month salary


Euronews is Europe’s leading news channel. Every day, their team of 400 journalists of more than 30 different nationalities gather news and views from all over Europe and the world. Its mission is to enable people to form their own opinions. Euronews is resolutely impartial and seeks to offer a diversity of views: Euronews is “All Views”. Euronews is broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and has 15 distinct languages (12 languages + 3 affiliated languages).

Founded in 1993 in Lyon (France), Euronews now reaches 440 million households across 160 countries and is the most-watched news channel in continental Europe. With nearly 22 million followers on social networks and an average of more than 25 million unique monthly visitors to its website and app, Euronews already has a strong digital audience. Euronews will continue to develop digital formats, both to meet the needs of its existing audiences for more specialised and in-depth content and to attract new audiences, building on the success of Euronews Green, Euronews Travel, Euronews Next and Euronews Culture.

This two-year diploma programme combines courses from one of the most renowned journalism schools in France with practical experience in the newsroom of Europe’s leading international news channel.
Location of the programme: Euronews world headquarters in Lyon, France
When? Starting in September 2022

Why choose this programme?

The dual work-study programme involves learning the theory and fundamentals of the craft whilst simultaneously putting them into practice,so that you can develop key skills and interact with professionals on a daily basis.
For the opportunity to become a student at the Centre de Formation des Journalistes, one of France’s most prestigious schools of journalism. Created in 1946, its students have an employment rate of almost 100% upon graduation. You will benefit from high-quality classes, taught in French and based on a “learning by doing” approach.

After two years of this programme, combining CFJ classes and an apprenticeship at Euronews, equivalent to 120 ECTS credits, you will graduate with a state-accredited, graduate degree in journalism.
Working at Euronews means joining experts in their field and discovering the world of journalism and an international atmosphere. You will also be assigned a supervisor (a senior journalist from Euronews) who will support you in your projects and your skill development in order to obtain your diploma.


Hold a Bac+3 or Bachelor’s degree (three years of study, without repeating) with 180 ECTS credits
Have a minimum level of French C1 (required) and your mother tongue is: English, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese
Ideally, you should be an EU citizen


Euronews sponsors your studies: your tuition fees will be covered and you will also earn a monthly salary of between €800 and €1,000 per month during the two-year programme.

How to apply?

To apply for this graduate-level programme, please follow the steps below:
1/ Send your application to Euronews before 31/03/2022 to Maureen HARDY (CV in French and your native language + explain your motivation to become a journalist (Youtube video format appreciated)
2/ If your application is accepted, we will contact you for a first interview by videoconference
3/ Once your application has been validated, we will help you to create your application for the CFJ program.
4/ If your application is retained by the CFJ, you will be invited to take part in a final interview in front of a panel.

If you have any questions about the roles and objectives of an apprentice in the newsroom: thomasdotseymat(at)

Apply to: maureen.hardy(@)

For more information please visit the official open call.