Thomson Reuters Floats COVID-19 Crisis Reporting Hub For Sub-Saharan African Journalists

The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus sweeping the globe is threatening millions of lives, pressuring health care systems and disrupting economies. Equally relentless is the proliferation of misinformation and a lack of understanding about the potential consequences and impacts of COVID-19, leading to widespread confusion, fear and complicating efforts by governments and organizations to find…

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ICFJ and IJNet Offer Webinar Series for Journalists Covering COVID-19 [Worldwide]

Journalists covering the novel coronavirus pandemic are invited to these webinars. As part of its Global Health Crisis Reporting Forum, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and IJNet are hosting a series of video chats with experts on the COVID-19 pandemic in English and Spanish. The webinar series, which launched March 24, focuses on a…

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National Geographic funds Storytelling Proposals [Worldwide]

Project leaders in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling and technology can apply for a grant. National Geographic is accepting proposals for its Exploration Grant and Early Career Grants. Possible works may include photography, filmmaking, cartography, journalism or digital media and cover one of the three National Geographic lenses: wildlife, changing planet or human…

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Volunteer Opportunity At AMDF

  Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), a Kaduna – based media development organisation requires the services of enthusiastic volunteers to join its team in the following categories; (i) Event Promoters (ii) Fundraisers (iii) Conference Planning Officer   Responsibilities: Volunteer Event Promoters responsibilities include studying AMDF’s scheduled event and creating awareness among target audience. Volunteer Fundraisers…

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Fellowship Sends International Journalists to US [Worldwide]

Journalism and communication midcareer professionals with limited experience in the United States can apply for this program. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides a year of nondegree graduate-level study, leadership development and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Primary funding for the Humphrey Program is provided by the U.S. Congress through the Bureau of Educational…

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