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Press Office

The Press Section handles relations between the Embassy and the media in Turkey. The Embassy Information Officer responds to questions from the press and provides information on U.S. foreign policy and current issues to the media

Press enquiries, please contact: e-mail: AnkaraPress@state.gov

The Press Section arranges media events including press conferences, media coverage of key events in Turkey involving the United States Government, and requested interviews with the Ambassador, other Embassy personnel, and visiting U.S. Government officials.

The Press Office also works with the Turkish press corps to facilitate travel to the U.S. by Turkish media for training and reporting purposes.  Occasionally, the Press Section will sponsor journalism training sessions and arrange for speaking tours by media experts and other professionals with schools of communication in Turkey.

Announcements

  • Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA)
    Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA)

    The U.S. Department of State and IREX announce an open competition for a program that will bring outstanding current secondary school, full-time English teachers, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to the U.S. for a professional development opportunity. Application Deadline: May 1, 2015

  • Professional Fellows Program (PFP) - 2015
    Professional Fellows Program (PFP) - 2015
    The Legislative Cohort of Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the U.S. State Department, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and initiated in 2005 under the auspices of the Legislative Education and Practice (LEAP) program. Young professionals from Turkey will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in, and exposure to, United States government.
  • U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, 2015

    The U.S. Embassy Turkey and the Cultural Heritage Center of the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State are pleased to announce the 2015 call for proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Competition.