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Welcome to the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of South Asia, a group of more than 500 journalists and photographers covering India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan and Tibet. New members are always welcome – there is a link to the membership application form on this page. While the club was started by “Foreign” correspondents, or those who work for news outlets outside of the region, we also welcome journalists from local papers, magazines and television. In addition to journalists we admit associates such as diplomats, lawyers, and people dealing with the media from non-governmental organizations and companies As India’s economy has boomed in recent years, and conflict continued to grip Afghanistan and other neighboring areas, the FCC has become an important meeting point for far-flung traveling journalists to reconnect and recharge. The club has also substantially expanded what it offers to members, to include more press conferences, sports match screenings, book launches and other cultural events. Not surprisingly, attendance in the past year has been a record high. The FCC is a member of the International Association of Press Clubs (IAPC) and members of the FCC are welcomed in all the IAPC clubs around the world (see the IAPC … Read More



Diwali-Party @FCC  Posted on 3rd, November, 2015

…or should we say “Pre-Diwali-Party”? Anyway: The Foreign Correspondents Club of South Asia would like to invite you along with family and friends! The Diwali-Party will be hosted @ The Foreign Correspondents Club Of South Asia, at Saturday, Nov. 7th, 8pm onwards. There’ll be Live Music by a tribal group from Chattisgarh. PRICE: 650/- (All Inclusive) DRESS CODE: Informal The buffet menu includes: FROM OUR KITCHEN Indian Cuisine 2/2 Veg/Non Veg Starters.( from 8-9pm) 3/2 Veg/ Non Veg Main course.(from 9-11pm) 2 Desserts, And much more…. AT OUR BAR (8:00PM-10:00PM) Choice of soft drinks, mocktails, juices and IMFL Drinks (ltd)( whisky, rum, vodka and beer) Hope to see you all there!!! Many Thanks, The Committee For more details please contact manager…. Amrin Khan Email: manager@fccsouthasia.net Tel:- 011-23388535/7042531131

Book Talk with Jason Burke (The Guardian) on Nov. 5th  Posted on 3rd, November, 2015

Jason Burke will read from his new release “The New Threat from Islamic Militancy”, on Thursday, 5th November 2015, in the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of South Asia. Timing: 8 p.m. Read more about “The New Threat”. Host: Sandra Petersmann (ARD German Radio & Member of the FCC Committee). Meet the author and many others after the Book Talk in our FCC Garden. Read mor on Jason and about Sandra (in German).

Job Offer: Senior Sport Journalist / Agence France Press (afp)  Posted on 3rd, November, 2015

The international news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) is seeking a senior sports journalist to join its office in New Delhi. The successful applicant will be an excellent writer with a deep love of sports and a wide range of contacts. While cricket is the chief focus of the job, (s)he will be expected to cover other significant national and international sporting events both in India and the wider South Asia region, including Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The ideal candidate will be able to leverage their contacts to continually break stories about the personalities and organization of sport, as well as provide fast, accurate and compelling coverage of a range of live sports events. They will bring ideas and energy and be willing to go the extra mile to keep AFP’s sports reporting ahead of the competition, and be comfortable working in off-the-pitch areas of sports reporting like business, lifestyle and health. Candidates must have a minimum of five years’ journalism experience while a track record of working to tight deadlines would be a significant asset. Please send a CV and cover letter to the following address: afpdelhijobs@gmail.com. The deadline for applications is November 15.