Provisional Schedule.

Before the start of the Internship Seminar, all students will receive a Welcome Packet via email, which will include an updated version of the schedule.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The following is a provisional schedule for the Cuba Internship Seminar EDITION A from July 3-16, 2017.

All of our Internship Seminars in Cuba will follow a similar schedule.

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Havana.

Havana’s Malecón is also called the “great sofa of Havana”.

Monday, July 3, 2017.
Arrival in Havana.
Shared shuttle transfer from José Marti International Airport in Havana (HAV) to accommodation in “boutique” style colonial houses with Cuban families in Central Havana and Old Havana.
Meals included: Group Welcome Dinner.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017.
Orientation: Presentation of Academic Program & Requirements.
City Tour: Havana.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
Journalism Workshop with Expert and Mentor: “Travel Writing 101: Potential Markets, Picking a Destination, Landing an Assignment.”
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

 

Thursday, July 6, 2017.
ROOSTERGNN Global News Network Editorial Meeting with Expert.
Students pitch ideas for articles.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Touring local projects, such as a bamboo factory, in Havana, Cuba

Friday, July 7, 2017.
Journalism Workshop with Expert and Mentor: ““Get Paid to Travel: Taking Your Travel Writing Career (and Income!) to the Next Level”.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Saturday, July 8, 2017.
Group Mentoring Session with Expert to discuss progress on student articles.
Free time.
Submit article.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Sunday, July 9, 2017.
Group Feedback Session with Expert.
Free time.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Trinidad.

RGNN Academy student Gabriela Milian (Class of 2017) enjoying the morning light in Trinidad, Cuba – ideal for travel photography!

Monday, July 10, 2017.
Transfer La Habana-Cienfuegos-Trinidad.
City Tour: Cienfuegos.
Arrival at Trinidad at accommodation in “boutique” style colonial houses with Cuban families in Central Trinidad.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017.
City Tour: Trinidad.
ROOSTERGNN Global News Network Editorial Meeting with Expert.
Students pitch ideas for articles.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017.
Photography Workshop with Expert: “Tips, Tricks & Techniques to Achieve Better Street Photography”.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Thursday, July 13, 2017.
Group Mentoring Session with Expert to discuss progress on student articles.
Photojournalism Workshop with Expert: “Documenting Trinidad, Cuba’s 500 Year-Old Spanish Colonial UNESCO World Heritage Site”
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Enjoying the Playa Ancón beach excursion – and taking photos, of course!

Friday, July 14, 2017.
Excursion to Playa Ancón (beach) or Valle de los Ingenios, depending on the weather.
Deadline: Submit Article.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

Saturday, July 15, 2017.
Group Feedback Session with Expert.
Deadline: Submit Photojournalism Portfolio.
Meals included: Breakfast, Group Farewell Dinner.

Sunday, July 16, 2017.
Shared shuttle transfer to José Marti International Airport in Havana (HAV).
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.

 

Updated: January 14, 2017.

ROOSTERGNN reserves the right to modify the Seminar Program according to the needs of the agency, the availability of Experts and Mentors, and possible local contingencies. In all cases, the Programs will respect the valid version of the Program in its latest update. The updated version of the Program for Practical Education in Travel Journalism and Photography will be available at https://rgnn.org/academy/cuba-travel-journalism-photography-internship-seminar/program.