Since 2018, CFC Big Ideas has served as a contractor for the US Agency for Global Media (USAGM), offering training sessions for media professionals and media conference participants around the world. As part of its services, CFC coordinates and executes these international training sessions and conferences for a variety of media affiliated with USAGM.
In August 2020, CFC Big Ideas held a training session for media professionals titled, Uzbekistan: Best Practices of Business Reporting for Journalists.
The three-day, on-site/online workshop covered the basics of business and economic reporting along with best practices of writing and reporting financial stories. The program also covered new media tools used in digital reporting. The workshop included presentations, discussions, practical examples, and exercises. Speakers in Prague, Kyiv, Washington D.C., and elsewhere in the U.S. led online training sessions and engaged journalists in hands-on activities, assisted by a local coordinator.