News Corp Media Fellowship: Seeking Applications from English-Speaking African Journalists

The International Center for Journalists and News Corp
Last date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Country: 
Angola
Burundi
Central African Republic
Kenya
Liberia
Libya
Malawi
Mozambique
Togo
Zimbabwe

Detailed Description

Background

Working with ICFJ, News Corp will bring two journalists from any country in Africa to London to spend a month honing their journalistic skills at The Times and at The Wall Street Journal London bureau. During the fellowship, participants will have the opportunity to get a 360-degree view of both newsrooms.

Benefits

  • To complement the four-week fellowship, ICFJ will design a three-day orientation in London, which will prepare the fellows for their time in the newsrooms. 
  • Appointments with key journalists, media experts and technologists will also be part of the program. 
  • During the fellowship the selected fellows will have the opportunity to learn how the top London news outlets are navigating the transformations impacting journalism. 
  • All travel and fellowship expenses are covered by the program.

Eligibility Criteria

English-speaking African journalists, videographers, newsroom editors, bloggers and journalists from all areas of expertise and any country in Africa are welcome to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit News Corp Media Fellowship.

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