Free Journalism Internship Opportunity In Kaduna

Are you interested in acquiring Journalism experience? Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested individuals for a (2) two-week free internship programme in Kaduna – Nigeria. During the programme, successful applicants will be posted to an online Media Organisations to acquire skills in Online Journalism. Applicants must be fresh graduates of Mass Communication…

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AMDF Condemns Crackdown on Journalists, Advocates Press Freedom

Africa Media Development Foundation condemns the continuous harassment and intimidation of journalists in Africa. The recent being the conviction of three leaders of the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate on charges of harboring their colleagues. An Egyptian court had last Saturday sentenced Yehia Qallash, the head of the journalists’ union and two board members Khaled al-Balshy and Gamal…

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Journalism contest seeks submissions [Uganda]

Professional and freelance journalists working in Uganda can apply. The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is accepting nominees for the Uganda National Journalism Awards, which recognize excellence in reporting and promote quality journalism in the country. The Uganda National Journalism Awards are presented annually to recognise and promote reporting that informs and empowers the public,…

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Columbia University offers journalism fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists, educators and education policy researchers can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship. The Spencer Fellowship for Education Reporting is open to journalists, educators and education policy researchers who want to develop an ambitious, long-form journalism project to advance the understanding of education. Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism presents the Spencer Fellowship for Education Journalism, supporting…

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International Women’s Media Foundation organizes trip to Tanzania, Rwanda [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience and excellent English skills can apply for a reporting trip. The IWMF is now accepting applications for two Reporting Fellowships, set to take place in February 2017. As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, one group of six journalists will report on rural and economic development…

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UNESCO is seeking nominations for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2017

Nominate Journalists, organizations or institutions that promote press freedom worldwide for a US$25,000 award. The UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize will recognize a significant contribution to press freedom. This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession.…

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Scholarships available for Young Reporter’s Program in Taiwan [Worldwide]

Aspiring sports journalists can apply for a training program. The International University Sports Federation (FISU, in French) is organizing the Young Reporters’ Program Aug. 19 to 30, 2017. FISU launched this journalism education programme to provide young (sport) journalists with a unique training experience during FISU’s major multi-sport event, the Summer Universiade. The Young Reporters’ Programme aims to…

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