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100Reporters offers reporting fellowship [Africa, Myanmar]

100Reporters offers reporting fellowship [Africa, Myanmar]

Posted on August 29, 2018

Deadline: 

September 15, 2018

Midcareer journalists in in Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda and Myanmar can apply for a fellowship.

100Reporters is accepting proposals for its Extractive Reporting Fellowships.

The eight-month fellowships will provide financial and editorial support for reporting projects that investigate the extractive sector.

Possible topics include revenue management and public returns from government agreements in the extractive sector; red flags for corruption, such as unusual bidding processes for awarding licenses to extractive companies, the use of beneficial ownership to conceal the identity of government officials poised to profit privately from mining operations, shell companies, and the diversion of funds from national treasuries

Stories must be written in English and should be published in local and regional news outlets or as podcasts. If appropriate for an international audience, works may also appear on the 100Reporters website, with possible co-publication in global news outlets.

The deadline is Sept. 15.

For more information on how to apply, click here.