Fellowship focuses on human rights reporting [Africa]

Posted on Aug 19, 2020 发表在 Investigative Journalism

Journalists, media professionals and producers in Africa covering civil society, media, gender, labor, LGBTQI+ or environmental and Indigenous rights can apply.

The Consortium to Promote Human Rights, Civic Freedoms and Media Development in Sub-Saharan Africa (CHARM-AFRICA) hosts the 2020 Media Fellowship, which runs September 2020 to February 2021.

The fellowships are part of CHARM-Africa’s ongoing work to protect and expand the space for civil society organizations and human rights defenders, as well as nurture and enhance the effectiveness of independent media and journalism in the region.

Four candidates will be selected. This fellowship includes a cash award of US$3,000, introduction and access to sources, and networking events.

Journalists reporting in English, French, Spanish, Arabic or Portuguese are invited to apply. Preference will be given to multi-skilled journalists who can produce content for different platforms.

The deadline is Aug. 28.