Successful applicants are expected to fully participate in all the fellowship activities that include a 2-day intensive training workshop in Lagos, at least 4 weeks of mentoring and execution of a 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 also be data and evidence based.
Applicants should have a record of reporting on one or more of the following inequality themes: Economic Inequality, Education/Skills Inequality, Food & Nutrition Inequality, Gender Inequality / Gender Based Violence, Health Inequality, Multi-Dimensional Poverty and Underdevelopment, Negative Cultural Practices such as Forced Child ‘Marriage’ & Female Genital Mutilation / Cutting, People Living With Disability & Inequality, Political / Representation Inequality, Social Status Inequality, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Inequality – And / Or Census, Population and Demography-related issues in relationship to humanitarian emergencies, conflict, poverty and underdevelopment.
Applicants selected to participate in the fellowship must secure a written consent of their Editors to participate in the fellowship and for publication/broadcast of their special reports by their media houses.
Application deadline: Sunday 1 October 2023 by 11:59 pm West African Time (WAT).
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Note: ACDJ operates a 50/50 gender policy. Female Journalists are encouraged to apply.