Nigerian Female Journalists Leadership Fellowship

Tentative Training dates: Monday 1 to Saturday 6 October 2018
The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) invites entries from female Nigerian professional journalists who have a passion for ethical journalism, are committed to excellent professional media practice, possess great ideas to lead dynamic improvements on the practice and have at least three years experience in the newsroom.

Application deadline: Wednesday 5 September 2018
The Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship is a programme supported by Free Press Unlimited to empower female journalists with the skills, finesse, support and tools to take bold steps that help position them for the highest leadership positions in their various media houses. In addition to the overall objectives, the programme will also, mobilise a network of female journalists, which is oriented on leadership and creating a train-the-trainer team who better appreciate the importance of mainstreaming gender in news. The exposure will entail a three-day training, three-month mentorship, two fair-shares and fellowship assignments.


Applicants without relevant works but with demonstrated commitment and promise may be considered.

Applicants living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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