Category Archives: AFRICA

Bloomberg Media Initiative organizes training in Africa

Professionals with an interest in financial journalism can apply for this free program. The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Executive Training Program is a comprehensive integrated curriculum around economics, business, journalism and public policy, designed by a consortium of faculty from … Continue reading

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Freelance, local journalism contest open

Print and online journalists worldwide can apply for an award. The Thomson Reuters Foundation hosts the Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism, honoring the work of freelance journalists and of local reporters in developing countries or nations in transition who … Continue reading

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IWMF seeks applicants for trips to Africa

Women journalists with at least three years of experience and excellent English skills can apply for reporting trips. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is leading five trips to Africa over the course of 2015 as part of its African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative. The first round will … Continue reading

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ICFJ seeks Knight International Journalism Fellow in Africa

Journalists with at least 10 years of experience covering health and development issues may apply. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks applicants for its Knight International Journalism Fellowship focusing on health and development in Africa. The fellow will play a leading role in overseeing ICFJ’s African … Continue reading

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Grant available for reporting on food waste

http://ijnet.org/opportunities/grant-available-reporting-food-waste-worldwide Journalists can apply for a grant to take on a reporting project in Sub-Saharan Africa. As part of its Special Reporting Initiatives program, Mongabay.org will commit up to US$15,000 to fund a reporting project that explores the food waste situation in Sub-Saharan Africa. … Continue reading

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Health reporting trip sends journalists to Mozambique

http://ijnet.org/opportunities/health-reporting-trip-sends-journalists-mozambique New media journalists are encouraged to apply for an all-expense-paid, two-week reporting trip to Mozambique this fall. The trip, organized by Johns Hopkins University‘s International Reporting Project (IRP), will focus on immunizations and child health in Mozambique. Participants will also explore … Continue reading

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Deadline approaching: business journalism fellowship

http://ijnet.org/opportunities/deadline-approaching-business-journalism-fellowship-africa-0 Full-time editorial employees of newspapers, magazines and broadcast news organizations can apply to this program in Nairobi, Kenya. Freelance journalists are also eligible. The Strathmore University‘s Business School, with support from Safaricom, has opened applications for its 2014-2015 business journalism fellowship. The … Continue reading

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Internews seeks mentor/trainer in South Sudan

Experienced broadcast professionals who have worked as senior producers or program editors can apply for a position in Juba. Internews is hiring a trainer for its project to develop the first big city radio station in South Sudan’s capital. The project … Continue reading

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Deadline extended: BBC documentary festival in MENA region

Filmmakers and documentarians who have completed projects about the revolutions in the Arab world can submit their work to a festival. BBC Arabic, in conjunction with the British Council, organizes a new film and documentary festival in London. The Aan Korb … Continue reading

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Application for reporting grants open in Uganda

Working Ugandan journalists can apply for reporting grants. The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) will give funding to 18 journalists to pursue reporting projects that explore topics of public interest. Each winning journalist will receive UGX1,750,000 to pursue their reporting projects … Continue reading

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