What We Do
We combine local and international talent to showcase coverage respected for its impartiality and in-depth reporting and analysis.
What We Do
We anticipate and meet rapidly changing needs in journalism skills and media literacy, especially in underserved countries.
What We Do
We deliver targeted assistance to bolster sustainability of often-embattled independent media organizations.
For more than two decades, Transitions has provided insightful coverage of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, Turkey, and Eurasia. Our network of local and international contributors examine the news and trends shaping the region. We serve as a platform for the region’s independent journalists to cover topics often underreported in their home countries.
More than 10,000 people have passed through our training programs. Our courses specialize in traditional journalism skills; the latest digital techniques; media literacy; and combatting disinformation. We have developed our own online learning platform for both mentored and self-learning courses and regularly run webinars and online workshops.
Solutions journalism spotlights effective responses to societal problems. This innovative reporting approach enhances accountability and public engagement and can serve as a catalyst for meaningful change. Transitions provides training, mentoring, and stipends for journalists who want to embark on rigorous coverage of what’s working in their communities.
Press Start is the first global crowdfunding platform for reporters in countries where the press cannot report freely. Our crowdfunding campaigns offer a lifeline for reporters unable to find financing for stories important to their communities. Press Start seeks talented journalists with scant resources to support their work, connecting them with a global audience willing to invest in them.
Join our course to spend two weeks in Prague, Czech Republic learning all the skills you need to succeed as a foreign reporter from experienced journalists. Our faculty have reported for The New York Times, The Observer, Reuters, Radio Free Europe, The Financial Times and more!
Solutions Panel in Sarajevo
Transitions, as a hub of solutions-oriented reporting in CEE, is making many efforts to spread its adoption in the region, including in post-conflict societies like that of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Continuing to support local media and journalists, our local partner, Mediacentar Sarajevo, organized a panel discussion on 15 February about the benefits of solutions journalism in Sarajevo. This event was funded by Transitions’ solutions journalism program, which aims to strengthen the adoption of solutions journalism across Central and Eastern Europe.