Code for Africa seeks fact-checkers [Cameroon, CAR, Niger]

Posted on May 18, 2020 in Combating Mis- and Disinformation

Journalists in Cameroon, the Central African Republic (CAR) and Niger interested in fighting misinformation can apply for this position.

The Code for Africa is looking for three full-time fact-checkers to join its PesaCheck team.

The fact-checkers will produce daily fact-check articles, as well as collaborate with PesaCheck media partners and/or Code for Africa’s digital innovation teams on election monitoring or other special projects.

The ideal candidates will have at least two years of experience, including in transnational multilingual digital newsrooms, digital collaboration tools, social media, data literacy and/or data journalism, as well as a demonstrable understanding of public finance management/budget processes. 

The deadline is May 28.