Deadline: July 9 2022
The Africa Centre for Development Journalism (ACDJ), under its Sub-national Development Data Accountability Reporting Project, invites applications from qualified Nigerian full-time or freelance journalists to participate in its Inequality Reporting Fellowship. The project is part of a Collaborative Media Partnership Supported by the MacArthur Foundation through the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism.
Successful applicants are expected to fully participate in all the fellowship activities that include a 2-day intensive training workshop in Lagos, 4 weeks of mentoring and execution of a special report having received a reporting grant. The reports will be published/broadcast by their media houses as well as the ACDJ website. The reports may be human angle based but will be also evidence-based and backgrounded / illustrated with data for the big picture.
- Applicants should have a record of reporting on one or more of the following inequality themes: Childhood / Youth, Economic status, Education / Skills, Energy, Food & Nutrition, Gender, Health, Housing, Injustice / Status before the Law, People living with disability, Political representation, Reproductive health, Social status, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene – And / Or Census, Development, Population and Demography-related issues.
- Applicants selected to participate in the fellowship must secure the written consent of their Editors to participate in the fellowship and for publication/broadcast of their special reports by their media houses.