World Nomads Seeks Aspiring Journalist to Go on Assignment in Guatemala provides global travel safety products and services to travelers from over 150 countries around the world.

[USPRwire, Wed Apr 01 2009] As the unemployment rate in the United States is reaching all time highs, people who have recently been laid off are optimistically looking towards different career options. Many are joining the Peace Corps, some are starting their own businesses and others are dramatically switching career fields. For those who have always dreamed of becoming a journalist or travel writer, now may be just the time. World Nomads (, global leader in travel safety, is here to assist by offering aspiring journalists a scholarship to go on assignment in Guatemala.

“With a mentorship from ABC Radio journalist, executive producer and author Tim Latham, who will provide assistance and advice before and after the trip with story development, scripting and the experience of being on location in Guatemala in the heart of the story, the winner of this scholarship will get the education and experience he or she needs to become a successful journalist,” explains Chris Noble, General Manager of World Nomads. “At World Nomads we’re passionate about travel and are thrilled to be able give one lucky person the opportunity to try their hand at making a living out of global exploration.”

The winner will have the opportunity to get amongst the locals to gather authentic stories and recordings to create a podcast documentary about their experiences in Central America. The podcast documentary will become a feature piece on the Indie Travel Podcast website (, and will be submitted to a number of international radio programs, podcast channels and partner sites, giving the winner the chance to have their story heard by thousands and the chance to start a new and exciting career.

More information about how to apply for the 2009 Travel Podcast Scholarship is available at Aspiring travel journalists must act quickly as the deadline is approaching! Applications close Midnight on April 4th.

World Nomads developed and perfected travel insurance for the adventure traveler, and today happily serves an ever-expanding traveler demographic. Travelers can buy, extend and claim travel insurance policies online from anywhere in the world 24/7, even after leaving home. World Nomads Travel Insurance is simple and flexible. Additionally, by offering language guides, destination information and safety tips, World Nomads is an integral part of every adventurous travelers journey. World Nomads also believes in giving back to local communities. Thus, the company created The Footprints Network, an alliance of e-commerce businesses and their customers who fund community development projects worldwide, from many tiny donations collected with every online transaction. To learn more about World Nomads, download a language guide or get a free rate quote, visit

About World Nomads provides global travel safety products and services to travelers from over 150 countries around the world. From great value travel insurance, travel safety advice, language guides and free online travel journals, provides the tools to keep our clients traveling safely. All clients can donate to a community development project when purchasing travel insurance through the Footprints Charity program. is also backed by a suite of strong, secure, specialist travel insurance companies. For more information or a free quote visit

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