Call for application: investigative journalism fellowship

Are you a young journalist with the desire to specialise in investigations? Do you have time for a fellowship? Do you want to be equipped with the skills to be able to undertake fact-based, in-depth and enterprise reporting? Well, here’s a golden opportunity for you.

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) invites applications from young journalists for a six-month investigative journalism fellowship.

The fellowship will afford participants the opportunity to learn from some of the finest and experienced facilitators in investigative journalism in West Africa.

Successful applicants will be taken through the investigative processes of developing a story idea, reporting and presenting the findings in a complete and coherent manner for a maximum impact.

Those successful will also be given practical field assignments.

Eligibility criteria:

An Applicant should be a Ghanaian young journalist who has just completed national service or a student journalist currently in a Communication School whose schedules are flexible enough to allow for full participation in the fellowship.

Applicants must be available to attend training and assignments from November to March 2022.

Application Deadline:

Interested journalists should submit applications not later than Monday, November 1, 2021.

Please send an application, CV and a copy of any national identification to [email protected]

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Contact Seth on 0243195697 for any clarification.

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