Apply for WAN-IFRA’s African Digital Media Awards

DEADLINE: MAY 25, 2021 —WAN-IFRA’s African Digital Media Awards is currently accepting entries from news publishers in Africa.

The 2021 Digital Media Awards seeks entries from any of these categories:

• Best News Website or Mobile Service
• Best Use of Online Video (including VR)
• Best Data Visualization
• Best Digital Marketing Campaign for News Brand
• Best Paid Content Strategy
• Best Native Advertising / Branded Content Campaign
• Best in Audience Engagement
• Best Project for News Literacy
• Best Trust initiative

All entries must have been published between January 2020 and December 2020.

Applicants will pay a fee of EUR 50 per entry.

The deadline for applications is May 25th, 2021.



Apply for African liberty writing fellowship

DEADLINE: MAY 5, 2021 —African Liberty is currently accepting applications for its fully-funded 2021 Writing Fellowship program. APPLY HERE

Africa: Journalists can apply for conference on dryland restoration

DEADLINE; MAY 10, 2021— The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is set to host a digital conference on restoration of drylands in Africa. APPLY HERE

Freelance journalists can apply for grants at Rory Peck Trust

Rory Peck Trust is offering Assistance Grants to professional freelance journalists and their families who are facing crises related to their work. APPLY HERE

Women journalists can apply for IWMF Fund

DEADLINE: ROLLING — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund to support women journalists. APPLY HERE

VACANCY: Communications Intern Needed at ICFJ

DEADLINE: ROLLING — The International Center For Journalists (ICFJ) is looking for a committed and talented intern to join its communications team. APPLY HERE

Apply to investigate impact of COVID-19 on atrocity risks

DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Stanley Center for Peace and Security is organising a multimedia project that examines how the Coronavirus pandemic and government responses can either mitigate or contribute to risk factors for atrocities. APPLY HERE

VACANCY: Opportunities for freelance journalists

Freelance journalists who are available for immediate engagement in Nigeria can apply. APPLY HERE