Story grant and training programme for indigenous environmental journalists

DEADLINE: JANUARY 18, 2024 — Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering reporting grants and training programme to indigenous environmental journalists.

The grant will enable Indigenous journalists to produce in-depth environmental stories, while the stories will call attention to climate justice, biodiversity, sustainable ecosystems, Indigenous sovereignty and leadership, and other issues related to the rights and well-being of Indigenous peoples and communities.

EJN will pair each journalist with an Indigenous journalist mentor, facilitate networking opportunities between experts and the selected journalists and offer a story grant up to $1,400 each.

Applicants must self-identify as Indigenous or belonging to a tribe and will be asked to provide details on their Indigenous or tribal affiliations in the application.

Applications are open to online, print, television and radio journalists from any country in the world and other expert media practitioners with investigative reporting experience and a history of covering environmental issues.

The deadline for applications is January 18, 2024.

APPLY HERE

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