MFWA offers climate change journalism fellowship [West Africa]

Posted on Sep 22, 2022 in Environmental Reporting

Journalists 25 to 35 who are proficient in English or French can participate in a six-month fellowship.

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is offering a climate change journalism fellowship. The program intends to build and grow a pool of young West African journalists who would have the relevant knowledge and skills for producing quality and impactful reports on climate change.

This is a virtual and residential fellowship that will take place October 2022 to March 2023.

For the first three months, fellows will work remotely from their countries and participate in virtual training workshops, seminars and speaking engagements with climate change experts. For the final three months, fellows will participate in residential training in Accra, Ghana and produce investigative pieces highlighting issues around climate change.

The fellowship is open to journalists from Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger, Togo, Benin, Guinea and Mali. 

The deadline is Sept. 30