Deadline:

  21 August  2018

Location:

 

 Central African Republic

(Fully Funded)

Description

African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative Fellowship for female journalists At Central African Republic(Fully Funded)

As part of IWMF’s African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, female journalists will be selected to travel to Bangui, the Central African Republic (CAR) from November 1 – 17, 2018. While there is not a specific theme for either trip, we encourage participants to prioritize fresh stories that focus on new media narratives from the region.

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Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Nairobi, where they will complete a comprehensive security and first-aid training as well as an orientation about the African Great Lakes region. Fellows will then depart for 10 days of in-country reporting, during which they will have the opportunity to network with other journalists, report independently and collaboratively with their peers, and gain access to a variety of sources and sites related to the trip theme.

Specializations for studying on this opportunity:

  • Journalism 

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES

Program Period

 17 Days

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Must be a female journalist with at least three years of professional experience working in news media. Reporters working in print, broadcast, or digital media, including freelancers, are eligible.
  • Applicants must have good written and verbal English skills in order to fully participate in and benefit from the program. French language skills also preferred.
  • Must have experience reporting from a hostile environment, and will preferably have had experience reporting from Africa’s Great Lakes region.
  • Must be able to demonstrate support from an editor or have a proven track record of publication in prominent media outlets.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The IWMF arranges travel and in-country logistics for all Fellows. The IWMF also covers fellowship-related costs within the framework of the reporting trip including travel, lodging, meals, and fixers/interpreters, unless a selected journalist’s news organization wishes to assume these costs. Visa costs will also be covered

*NOTE  fellows living outside the U.S. are responsible for procuring all necessary visas.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Ahmed gafer /Egypt 

Reviewed by” Ahmed Elsayd/ Egypt

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Rakia Chebbah/ Tunisia

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