ICFJ, News Corp Media Call for Applications from Africa for Fellowship

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Johanna Carrillo Senior Program Director. International Center for Journalists
Johanna Carrillo
Senior Program Director. International Center for Journalists

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and News Corp are inviting journalists from Africa to apply for the News Corp Media Fellowship for African journalists.

News Corp, working with ICFJ, will take two journalists from any country in Africa to London to spend a month honing their journalistic skills at The Times and at The Wall Street Journal London bureau. During the fellowship, participants will have the opportunity to get a 360-degree view of both newsrooms.

During the programme, selected fellows will work alongside colleagues, experiencing how the newsrooms operate and the digital transformations affecting journalism. They will also have the opportunity to meet key journalists, media experts and technologists.

The Fellowship is open to English-speaking African journalists, videographers, newsroom editors, bloggers and journalists from all areas of expertise and any country in Africa.

All travel and fellowship expenses will be covered by the programme.

During tJohanna Carrillohe fellowship the selected fellows will have the opportunity to learn how the top London news outlets are navigating the transformations impacting journalism.

The deadline for submission of application is July 27, 2017.

For more information and application, please click https://www.icfj.org/our-work/news-corp-media-fellowship-african-journalists