The Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) is providing for Brazilian and foreign journalists a press center, expected to operate during the months of May and June, in Natal, host city of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Presspoint UFRN is a voluntary and free community service action of the University, in partnership with the Rio Grande do Norte State Government, City Hall of Natal, Federation of the Industries of RN, SEBRAE-RN, National Journalists Federation (FENAJ) and affiliated trade unions and the Association of Foreign Press Correspondents in Brazil (ACIE). Presspoint UFRN is capable of receiving up to 200 journalists. The interested individuals must send accreditation request at Presspoint UFRN is physically located at the University's central campus, in Natal, where is installed a communication complex which currently relies on an open television station, an FM radio station, a news agency and a multimedia laboratory.




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