2023 AMDF Journalist Of The Year Award: Call For Entry

BACKGROUND Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its 2023 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award. CRITERIA • Each piece of work submitted must be an untold Development-focused story from Africa and focused on Africans • The piece must reflect high-quality journalism work, highlighting major issues in the story, as…

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Call for Entries: 2022 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award

BACKGROUND Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its Journalist of the Year Award. CRITERIA • Each piece of work submitted must be an untold story from Africa and focused on Africans • The piece must reflect high quality journalism work, highlighting major issues in the story, as well as…

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AMDF Trains Kaduna NUJ Members On Investigative Journalism

Following the Memorandum Of Understanding signed with the Kaduna State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, the Africa Media Development Foundation, AMDF recently organized a training session on Investigative Reporting for Chapel members of the Union drawn from various media organizations. The participants were taken through various aspects of Investigative Reporting, Generating Story Ideas and Interviewing Techniques….

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AMDF Trains NUJ Kaduna Council Excos

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kaduna state council held its first leadership training for members of the executive in partnership with Africa Media Development Foundation in Kaduna. Speaking at the training, the executive chairman of the NUJ Kaduna state council, Asma’u Yawo Halilu said the meeting was in fulfillment of its campaign promise “as part of our electioneering…

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MD Hybrid Feeds Commends AMDF, OmniAgrik on Reporting Food Security Project

The MD/CEO Hybrid Feeds, Leye Alayande has commended the Africa Media Development Foundation and OmniAgrik Specialties for the Journalists’ mentorship on Reporting Food Security initiative in Kaduna. Speaking to journalists on a one-day field trip to the Hybrid Feeds plant in Kaduna, Alayande said the importance of food to the safety of a nation cannot be overemphasized “that is…

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Call for Entries: 2021 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award

BACKGROUND Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its Journalist of the Year Award. CRITERIA Each piece of work submitted must be an untold story from Africa and focused on Africans The piece must reflect high quality journalism work, highlighting major issues in the story, as well as skills of…

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Call for Entries: 2020 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its 2020 Journalist of the Year Award.  CRITERIA Each piece of work submitted must be an untold story from Africa and focused on Africans The piece must reflect high quality journalism work, highlighting major issues in the story, as well as skills of…

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Development Post Hosts Webinar on ‘News Reporting at a time of Pandemic’

Development Post will be hosting a webinar session on ‘News Reporting at a time of Pandemic’ with experts and professionals to x-ray the role of journalists in a pandemic and deepen the conversation on the challenges of fake news on how to address the scourge. The conversation will also cover the changing tides of journalistic practice, the current trends…

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COVID-19: “Stay at Home” Media Recognition Award

Merck Foundation together with African First Ladies call on Journalists in Africa from Print, Online, Radio and Multimedia Platforms to submit creative and influential media work aimed at raising awareness and sensitizing communities on COVID-19 to win awards. Focus of the story must be COVID-19, showcasing how people can stay safe and healthy during the lockdown and social distancing period….

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SCMP’s Technology Desk seeks Reporter [China]

Experienced journalists can apply for a position in Beijing. South China Morning Post (SCMP) is seeking a reporter to cover the intersection of technology and China’s rise. The successful candidate will have two to three years of reporting experience with a major newsroom and good knowledge of the Chinese economy and global technology trends. Chinese proficiency is essential. Apply…

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