International careers: Meet an International Broadcast Journalist from Canada

Gain inspiration and practical skills for a career in international journalism on this live, interactive session with an international broadcast journalist.

Duration : 60 mins     Max Size : 500     Destination : Canada  

Category : International Skills     Recommended For : Individuals

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Globe From Home's series on international careers aims to provide aspiring youngsters with the opportunity to explore a range of global careers by enabling them to interact and learn from seasoned global professionals from around the world. 

By having one-on-one live interactions with leading professionals in different fields, learners will gain insights about whether a particular field of work aligns with their aspirations. Whether you are a young learner trying to find inspiration about which global career to pursue in the future or are already studying journalism, you will find this session to be highly insightful.

In this session, attendees will meet and spend time with Canadian broadcast journalist Waqar Rizvi, who has rich international experience in broadcast and digital media and has covered trends in foreign policy, diplomacy, business and geopolitics for TV and web panels.  

In the interconnected world that we live in today, international broadcast journalism is a rapidly growing field with many opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career in it. It is a field that allows reporters to give a voice to the voiceless, shine a light on dark corners of the world and bring international news to viewers all over the globe.

In previous decades, the only way to get your news was either through reading a physical newspaper or watching evening news on television. However, with the advent of social media and the internet, people are now able to access information from all over the world at any time of day or night simply by logging into their favourite social media platform or website. This has led to an increased demand for journalists who can produce quality content that is both informative and entertaining. 

Over the course of the session, attendees will get to go behind the scenes and see how a broadcast journalist presents content. They will also be able to interact one-on-one with our presenter and learn different topics including;

·       What inspired the presenter to pursue a career in broadcast journalism.

·       The skills and experiences that contributed to where they are today.

·       What they enjoy most about working internationally as a broadcast journalist.

·       What kind of skills and abilities are required to succeed in this field.

·       Advice for aspirants on ideal next steps to pursue a career in international broadcasting.

Enrol today to reserve your seat. Admissions on a first come, first serve basis.

Note: Attendees who complete the session and find it to be inspiring can contact us to enquire about our 2-week virtual work experience program where they will get the opportunity to work on a real-life assignment with the journalist. Gain real-life experience and practical skills, and receive a certificate of experience. Contact Globe From Home at to get more information.

Your Presenter

  Waqar Rizvi

Waqar Rizvi is a Canadian journalist with 15+ years of international experience in broadcast and digital media and has covered trends and developments in foreign policy, diplomacy, business and geopolitics for TV and web panels. His record includes developing and implementing communications and social media strategies, anchoring live news, and hosting news-analysis shows. 

Waqar currently host a socio-political current affairs show on a British media outlet, and provides media and political consultancy to a German political organization and an Italian think-tank. He is passionate about sharing his personal experiences, insights and the skills he has gained through his career with young aspirants.

 Waqar’s professional trainings includes include that with Marki Costello in Hollywood and Adrian Finighan of Al Jazeera English. He is a multilingual in English, Persian, Urdu and is currently perfecting his French. 

How it works

This session accommodates up to 500 attendees. Once you enrol for this session, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to join the session. Learners can join the session on the date and time specified using the link.  This session is ideal for  young learners aged 13-15 who are exploring future career options and also for older learners who are already pursuing journalism. Attendees will be grouped together based on their age groups. 

What you need

You will need a stable internet connection and a mobile device (ideally a desktop or laptop) to stream the session.

Cancellation Policy

Payment towards this session is non-refundable.

Book this experience

From £5 / Per Person