GIJN Holds Global Investigative Journalism Conference, Calls for Application for Fellowship

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Bruce Shapiro, Secretary, GIJC
Bruce Shapiro, Secretary, GIJN

The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) in partnership with Netzwerk Recherche and Interlink Academy will host 11th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Hamburg, Germany, from September 26 to 29, 2019.

To this end, it is accepting applications fellowships from journalists round world to participate in the Conference.

The conference will offer more than 200 fellowships to both established and young promising journalists from developing and transitioning countries, and for journalists from specific communities such as indigenous peoples.

The conference will offer more than 200 fellowships to both established and young promising journalists from developing and transitioning countries and for journalists from specific communities such as indigenous peoples.

It will feature over 150 exciting panel sessions, workshops, and networking sessions, ranging from cross-border collaboration and corruption to advanced data analysis. It will have special tracks on documentaries, sustainability strategies, safety and security, and many more. Journalists will have a chance to learn from the best in the field and enhance their skills with the latest tips and tools.

To participate in this prestigious event, applicants are required to either produce a story directly related to GIJC Conference 2019 or give a presentation of the knowledge they have gained at GIJC conference 19 in their home country to other colleagues or the journalism community at-large.

Interested journalists must be full-time print, online, television, video, radio, documentary and multimedia journalists in developing or transitioning countries; experience in investigative or data journalism is a plus; special categories for journalists from indigenous communities, citizen investigators, and journalists exiled from their homelands. Western journalists based overseas are not eligible.

The fellowship will cover round-trip airfare to Hamburg, Germany; hotel room for four nights; transport between Hamburg airport and the conference hotel; breakfast and lunch on conference days; award ceremony banquet dinner and conference fee.

The fellowship does not include a per diem, visa fees, or transport to and from fellows’ home country airport. This is a training conference, and fellows are expected to pay for these costs.
Applications close on May 5, 2019.
For more information,  https://gijc2019.org/2019/02/25/fellowships-to-attend-the-11th-global-investigative-journalism-conference/