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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

  • Fulbright Turkey: Visiting Scholar Program
    Fulbright Turkey: Visiting Scholar Program
    The Visiting Scholar Program is designed for academic scholars who would like to conduct a full-time research project, in their academic field, in the U.S.A. Scholars will be granted a research scholarship by the Turkish Fulbright Commission for 2016-2017 academic year. The application deadline is October 30, 2015. 
  • Atlas Corps
    Atlas Corps Professional Fellowship
    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.