News & Events
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.
- The U.S. Embassy in Ankara, the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, and the U.S. Consulate in Adana would like to encourage English-speaking Turkish students between the ages of 15 and 17 to apply for a summer program at EducationUSA Academy.
- The Humphrey Program brings young and mid-career professionals from designated countries to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Application deadline is August 22, 2016.
- The 2016 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) competition began on February 9. Gather your Exchange Alumni teams and apply for $25,000.
- The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6-18 month professional fellowship in the United States.