DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2024 — The 2024 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling invites applications from journalists in Africa.
The award honours up-and-coming journalists in Africa who strive to strengthen people’s voices and illuminate the transformational change taking place on the continent.
Entries for the African storytelling award must represent groundbreaking journalistic work published between December 1, 2022, and December 1, 2023.
Winners will receive a $5,000 cash prize and a personalised award certificate.
The contest is open to English-speaking journalists working in Africa for print, broadcast, and online news media.
Applicants must have no more than 10 years of journalism experience.
The deadline for applications is January 31, 2024.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Female journalists around the world can apply for the Howard G. Buffett Fund offered through the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Centre is offering grants for in-depth and investigative stories related to science misinformation, science denial, and the spread of pseudoscience. APPLY HERE
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: JANUARY 2, 2024 — Journalism students and early-career journalists can apply for the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2024 — Journalists who are reporting and working internationally can apply for the Global Journalist Fellowship. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2024 — Journalists working in any size newsroom, or who work independently, can submit entries for the Solutions Journalism Network Awards. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2024 — The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognises journalism that uncovers business-related bribery and financial crime. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2024 — The Global Business Journalism (GBJ) programme at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China seeks applications for the 2024-2025 academic year. APPLY HERE