DEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2022 —The Agence France-Presse (AFP) seeks a fact-checking journalist to join its team in Lagos. The applicant must have strong digital investigation skills.
The role includes covering online misinformation in Nigeria and the wider region as well as supporting factcheckers in other bureaus in Africa.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of AFP’s fast-growing fact-checking network, which has seen it take a leading role in the global fight against false information online.
Applicants must have native-level English. Knowledge of local languages and/or French/Arabic/Spanish would be a big plus.
The deadline for applications is April 14, 2022.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
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Gender equality grants at Pulitzer Center
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Jamlab seeks entries for media database in Africa
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Call for applications: RCDIJ Africa Fund
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Apply for AWiM media graduate trainee programme
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Africa No Filter offers media grants to women storytellers
DEADLINE: APRIL 11, 2022 — Africa No Filter is offering media grants to women storytellers and women-owned media organisations and outlets. APPLY HERE
Women, nonbinary journalists can apply for Elizabeth Neuffer fellowship
DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2022 — Women and nonbinary journalists are invited to apply for the 2023 Elizabeth Neuffer fellowship. APPLY HERE
Media Training Consultant needed at AWiM
DEADLINE: APRIL 20, 2022 — African Women in Media (AWiM) seeks a media training consultant for a contract position from April to June in Nairobi. APPLY HERE
Writers can submit entries for China Writing Contest
DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2022 —Writers from around the world are invited to submit nonfiction entries for the Sixth Tone’s first “China Writing Contest.” APPLY HERE
Call for applications: African Liberty Writing Fellowship
DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2022 — Applications are invited for the 2022 African Liberty Writing Fellowship programme. APPLY HERE