Apply to our Food Journalism Workshop in San Francisco

The 4th Annual Feet in 2 Worlds Food Journalism Workshop – Telling Immigrant Food Stories – will be held in San Francisco, May 31 – June 2, 2019.

The workshop is designed to help journalists, journalism students and culinary professionals improve their skills telling food stories from immigrant communities. Led by veteran journalists from public radio and online media, this three-day intensive workshop is an introduction to broadcast and podcast journalism, including audio recording and production, story development, and pitching and writing for radio. Participants will have the opportunity present their story ideas to a panel of editors from leading media organizations.

Presentations by:
Hali Bey Ramdene – Food Editor, Feet in 2 Worlds
Kathy Gunst – Resident Chef on NPR’s Here and Now
Salima Hamirani – Producer, Making Contact
John Rudolph – Executive Producer, Feet in 2 Worlds
Naomi Starkman – Editor, Civil Eats
and others

Tuition: $500

Space is limited – Scholarships available

Learn the basics of audio field recording and production, improve your story pitches, make valuable connections in journalism.

Who should apply? Journalists who cover immigrant communities and culinary professionals and journalism students interested in telling stories about the diversity of food in America today. Journalists from immigrant backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

The deadline for applications is March 31, 2019.

To apply, go to our webform. For more information email:

Presented in partnership with Civil Eats and Making Contact.

Major funding for the workshop comes from The International Association of Culinary Professionals’ foundation, The Culinary Trust, and its Growing Leaders Food Writing program. The Food Writing Program is funded with the support of the Boston Foundation.  Support also comes from Grow and the Bi-Rite Family of Businesses.


AboutFeet in Two Worlds
Feet in 2 Worlds (Fi2W) is an independent media outlet, journalism training program, and launchpad for emerging immigrant journalists and media makers of color. Our work brings positive and meaningful change to America's newsrooms and has a broader impact on how immigration is reported and the ethnic and racial composition of news organizations.