Data journalism fellowship accepting candidates [Mekong region]

Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in Journalism Basics

Experienced data journalists from the Mekong River Basin area can apply for this fellowship. 

The East-West Center and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, in partnership with the Stimson Center, are offering fellowships to data journalists from Mekong Basin countries, which covers Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

The fellowship aims to strengthen data-journalism skills and support data-driven investigations into water security challenges and solutions in the Mekong region. The program will start late March to July 2021.

Fellows will join a series of virtual seminars with experts in fields such as water management, attend an intensive, 80-hour data journalism training and receive one-on-one mentorship support to produce a data-driven media story.

Ten selected candidates will receive US$3,000 each.

Journalists must have two to three years of journalism experience and proficiency in the English language.

The deadline is March 7.