DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 14, 2023 — African journalists living in Africa with excellent journalism skills can apply for the BBC News Komla Dumor Award.
The winner of the Komla Dumor Award must have strong journalism skills, on-air flair, exceptional talent in telling African stories, and the ambition and potential to become a star of the future.
The winner will receive a once-in-a-lifetime three-month training and development opportunity with the BBC in London, starting in September 2023.
BBC will give the winner a stipend plus their London accommodation and travel to and from their home.
Applicants must be currently living and working as a journalist in Africa. They must also have the following skills and experience:
Excellent journalism skills, including in digital and social media.
Broadcasting experience is preferable.
The deadline for applications is February 14, 2023.
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