DEADLINE: ROLLING —Mongabay seeks a full-time Fellowship Editor to manage its fellowship programme, which provides paid opportunities for young and aspiring journalists in tropical countries.
The Fellowship Editor will oversee the application process; select and onboard fellows in coordination with other Mongabay staff and work directly with fellows to publish on Mongabay’s English-language website, among other functions.
A qualified candidate for this position should have editing experience, strong analytical skills, and the ability to discern what stories are important and of interest to readers.
Applicants must have knowledge and familiarity with environmental issues, experience with journalism training, and comfort working with writers whose primary language may not be English are strong positives.
Five or more years of experience working in journalism / editorial / writing is required.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until filled.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
Mongabay invites proposals from journalists for conventional news stories, in-depth features, investigative reports, profiles, and case studies. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting seeks to offer gender equality grants for investigative data-driven projects. APPLY HERE
Jamlab seeks to build a media database of established independent digital journalism and media organisations in Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2022 —Applications are invited for the Nigeria Media Innovation Programme (NAMIP) innovation challenge for Nigerian media. Winners will receive up to $50,000 for their project. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2022 — The URTI International Grand Prize for Documentary Films seeks entries from journalists who produce documentaries for television. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 17, 2022 — Video competition invites youth worldwide to submit original and creative videos on the themes of migration, diversity and social inclusion. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 17, 2022 —The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is accepting applications for the 11th edition of its Science Journalism Fellowship competition. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2022 —The Environmental Reporting Collective (ERC) is offering Collaborative Investigation Grants for investigative and environmental projects. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2022 —The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) seeks entries for the 6th edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2022 — The African Fact-Checking Awards 2022 seek entries from journalists, journalism students, and professional fact-checkers across the continent. APPLY HERE