Expression of Interest: Solutions Journalism Africa Initiative

DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2024 — Nigeria Health Watch seeks expression of interest for the second phase of its Solutions Journalism Africa Initiative, targeted at media organisations interested in solutions-focused reporting.

The project empowers journalists across Nigeria with the skills to report on responses to public health and other social issues using the solutions journalism framework.

This project phase will support 12 media organisations spread across community radio, TV, print and online to produce high-quality solutions-focused stories with the potential to impact policy and practice in Nigeria.

Selected media organisations will be merged with experienced mentors with knowledge of solutions journalism for 12 months.

For more details about the expression of interest and the new phase of this project, interested applicants can register here nhwat.ch/SoJoPressConf for an upcoming virtual press conference.

This press conference is an opportunity to share firsthand insights into planned activities, engage with project team, and explore how our collaborative efforts can contribute to positive change through solutions-focused reporting.

The schedule of the press conference is as follows:
• Date: Thursday 11th January 11, 2024.
• Time: 12 pm – 1 pm (WAT)
• Location: Zoom

The deadline to apply for the expression of interest is January 23, 2024.

APPLY HERE

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