DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 20, 2022 — Gist Nigeria, BBC Africa’s pioneer co-production, is accepting applications for the role of a journalist in Lagos State.
Gist Nigeria offers in-depth reporting, focusing on the stories behind the news, its impact and how it affects the audience.
The successful candidate must have a demonstrable background in a relevant journalistic role, with first class knowledge of news that appeals to a Nigerian audience.
A broadcast-level of English, written and spoken, is essential; knowledge of one or more of Nigeria’s main languages (Hausa, Pidgin, Yoruba or Igbo) would be a distinct advantage.
The deadline for applications is November 20, 2022.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
Grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals should focus on issues such as water and sanitation, land degradation and coastal erosion, education, maternal health, and climate resilience. APPLY HERE
Pulitzer Center is offering global reporting grants
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change. APPLY HERE
Call for applications: RCDIJ Africa Fund
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
Mongabay seeks pitches from journalists
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
Unbias the News seeks pitches on underreported stories
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
Apply for New Media Writing Prize
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 25, 2022 — Applicants can submit entries for the New Media Writing Prize that rewards the best new media work. APPLY HERE
Journalists can apply for Nieman fellowship
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2022 — Journalists from around the world can submit entries for the 2023-2024 academic-year Nieman Fellowship. APPLY HERE
Code for Africa is hiring a News Editor
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2022 — Code for Africa (CfA) is hiring a full-time News Editor to help coordinate its multinational PesaCheck fact-checking team. APPLY HERE
#PreventEpidemicsNaija journalism awards open for nominations
DEADLINE: JANUARY 2, 2023 —The Nigeria Health Watch seeks nominations for the third edition of the #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE
Journalism fellowship examines professional ethics
DEADLINE: JANUARY 3, 2023 —Applications are invited for the 2023 Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). APPLY HERE
Mundus Journalism programme offers international students scholarship
DEADLINE: JANUARY 10, 2023 —Applications are invited for the Mundus Journalism programme. International applicants are eligible for scholarships. APPLY HERE
TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting focuses on commercial bribery
DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2023 —The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognises journalism that uncovers business-related bribery and financial crime. APPLY HERE
Apply for programme on business and economic journalism
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2023 — The Global Business Journalism programme is currently open for applications. The programme focuses on business and economic journalism. APPLY HERE
Grants for projects on science, conservation, others
DEADLINE: APRIL 12, 2023 — Journalists and other professionals working on projects in science, conservation, storytelling, education, and technology can apply for grants at the National Geographic Society. APPLY HERE