Call for health reporters from Nigeria, India

DEADLINE: JUNE 13, 2022 —Population Reference Bureau (PRB) seeks applications from health reporters in India and Nigeria for its Specialised Fellowship.

Titled, “Journalism in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Building a Public Health Reporting Corps in India and Nigeria ”, the the 14-month fellowship will gain in-depth knowledge and support to enhance their reporting.

Fellows will report cross- border stories, with the objective of drawing sustained attention and stimulating debate around the needs and structural inequities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Public Health Reporting Corps is dedicated to investigating and documenting systemic health challenges and solutions, trained to collaborate and co-report stories for increased depth and reach, and with unique and extensive access to experts and sources across sectors.

PRB will select up to 20 health reporters as founding Corps fellows.

Staff and freelance journalists working in any part of India or Nigeria, covering any locality for any outlet, may apply.

Fellows must speak English and participate in English-language programme activities but may produce work in any language.

The deadline for applications is June 13, 2022.



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