#PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards now open for nominations

#PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards now open

DEADLINE: MAY 23RD 2024 — The Nigeria Health Watch is now receiving applications for the 2023/2024 edition of the #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards.

Interested applicants are expected to submit articles or programmes in the print, online and radio categories that must have been published or aired between the period of January 1, 2023, to May 22, 2024.

According to the organisers, the nominated entries must;

  • Communicate the many dimensions of epidemic preparedness in Nigeria.
  • Inform on the current state of epidemic preparedness in Nigeria, with a special focus on funding.
  • Highlight and scrutinize budgeting and funding for epidemic preparedness in Nigeria.
  • Improve community awareness on infectious diseases, empower citizens to demand more funding for epidemic preparedness and hold power to account.

Selected winners in the different categories will be announced at the award ceremony scheduled to be held on the 21st of June 2024.

APPLY HERE

 

ROLLING STORY GRANTS & VACANCIES

Seeking funds for your next media projects? This Rolling Story Grants section is tailored for you.

 

Vacancies at Prime Progress: Social media content creator, female journalist

Prime Progress, a solutions-focused journalism platform, has vacancies for a social media content creator and a female journalist. APPLY HERE

 

Grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa

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

 

Human rights defenders, journalists, others can apply for incident emergency fund

The Digital Defenders Partnership (DPP) is offering Incident Emergency Fund to human rights defenders, journalists, activists and organisations facing digital threats and attacks. APPLY HERE

 

Fund for Investigative Journalism has grants for reporters

The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) offers grants for reporters to produce high-quality, unbiased, nonpartisan investigative stories that have an impact. APPLY HERE

 

Kekere Storytellers Fund seeks African storytellers

DEADLINE: ROLLING — African storytellers passionate about changing the prevailing stereotypical narratives about Africa can apply for Africa No Filter’s Kekere Storytellers Fund. APPLY HERE

 

Pulitzer Center has grants for data journalism projects

DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is offering grants for innovative data-driven journalism projects that spotlight underreported issues. APPLY HERE

 

MDIF Ventures wants to invest in growing media companies

The Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) Ventures wants to invest in young and growing media companies with a positive social impact and potential to scale. APPLY HERE

 

Women journalists can apply for IWMF Emergency Fund

Women journalists are invited to apply for the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Emergency Fund. APPLY HERE

 

Howard G. Buffett Fund for female journalists

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

 

Reporters Shield offers legal protection for investigative reporting

Reporters Shield is a membership programme that provides investigative reporting with protection from legal threats. APPLY HERE

 

LNJAR offers legal support for journalists and newsrooms worldwide

The Legal Network for Journalists at Risk (LNJAR) provides legal support to journalists and independent media outlets around the world. APPLY HERE