News Corp Media Fellowship for African Journalists

Deadline: 27 July 2017
Open to: English-speaking African journalists, videographers, newsroom editors, bloggers and journalists from all areas of expertise and any country in Africa
Fellowship: all travel and fellowship expenses are covered by the program

Description

Interested in sharpening your digital skills while working alongside your peers in London? Eager to share your experience with award-winning colleagues abroad? So, what are you waiting for? Apply to the News Corp Media Fellowship for a chance to learn how some of the most prestigious news outlets in the world operate.

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.

Eligibility

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

Eligible CountryAlgeria, 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.

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.

How to apply?

In order to apply please fill the application.

For more information please visit the official web page.