DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 16, 2022 —Applications are invited for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award for an outstanding journalist with exceptional talent in telling African stories.
Applicants must be currently living and working as journalists in Africa.
The winner of the BBC World News Komla Dumor award will receive a once-in-a-lifetime training and development opportunity in London and produce an African story for the BBC.
BBC will give the winner £2,000 per month for the three month placement to cover their living expenses and a one-off payment of £5,000 as a contribution towards loss of salary in their home country.
BBC will give the winner £2,000 per month for the three-month placement and a one-off payment of £5,000 to cover living expenses and contribute towards loss of salary in their home country.
Interested applicants must have excellent journalism skills, broadcasting experience, and up-to-date understanding of the African continent.
Applicants must be fluent in English as a first or equivalent language.
The deadline for applications is February 16, 2022.
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