DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2023 —The Wikimedia Foundation seeks applications from African journalists for its Open the Knowledge Journalism Awards.
The journalism awards aim to celebrate the contributions of journalists in Africa who prioritise diversity, equity and inclusion in their reporting.
Interested journalists must be citizens of a country in Africa and primarily reside on the African continent.
Articles should have been published between January 1, 2022 to June 23, 2023 and should be published in English.
First-place winner will receive $2000 and the second-place award-recipient will get $1500. Special mentions will be given to four nominees.
Articles can focus on art, entertainment, sports, health, cimate change, environment, women, youth and human rights, among others.
The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2023.
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: JULY 2, 2023 — African curators can submit entries for the Open Country Mag Curatorial Fellowships sponsored by Africa No Filter. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JULY 10, 2023 — Early career journalists can submit applications for the 2024 Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship in investigative journalism. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2023 —Reporters working for independent news organisations around the world can apply for the science journalism awards. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: AUGUST 15, 2023 —African investigative journalists in print, radio, television and online media can apply for the African Journalism Prize of Investigation Norbert Zongo (PAJI-NZ). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2023 — Young and emerging photographers are invited to submit applications for the 2023 Ian Parry Photojournalism Grant. APPLY HERE