DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2023 —The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the ONE Campaign, and the Elliott seek entries for the Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling.
The award is open to English-speaking journalists with no more than 10 years of journalism experience working in Africa for print, broadcast, and online news media.
Applicants must submit one published piece that exemplifies Africa through thoughtful reporting and excellent storytelling. Entries must have been published between December 1, 2021, and December 1, 2022.
Winners will receive a $5,000 cash prize and a personalized crystal award.
The deadline for applications is January 31, 2023.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
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
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
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
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
DEADLINE: JANUARY 2, 2023 —The Nigeria Health Watch seeks nominations for the third edition of the #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 3, 2023 —Applications are invited for the 2023 Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 10, 2023 —Applications are invited for the Mundus Journalism programme. International applicants are eligible for scholarships. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2023 —Applications are open for the 2023–24 Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Programme at MIT. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2023 —The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognises journalism that uncovers business-related bribery and financial crime. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2023— Applications are currently open to mid-career journalists for the Knight-Bagehot fellowship in economics and business journalism. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2023 — The Global Business Journalism programme is currently open for applications. The programme focuses on business and economic journalism. APPLY HERE
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