Thomson Reuters seeks to employ a talented and energetic correspondent to cover politics and general news in Abuja, Nigeria.
Applicants must have a deep knowledge of Nigeria and the region, an understanding of the key issues and players, and a knack for multimedia storytelling.
The correspondent must be willing to travel, sometimes at short notice, and can include hostile environments such as natural disasters and conflict zones.
The selected correspondent will be fluent in English with strong writing skills; proficiency in a Nigerian language would be a plus.
Interested applicants should have at least three years of professional journalism experience.
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Pulitzer Center is offering global reporting grants
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DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2022 — Journalists from around the world can submit entries for the 2023-2024 academic-year Nieman Fellowship. APPLY HERE
Code for Africa is hiring a News Editor
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#PreventEpidemicsNaija journalism awards open for nominations
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TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting focuses on commercial bribery
DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2023 —The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognises journalism that uncovers business-related bribery and financial crime. APPLY HERE
Apply for programme on business and economic journalism
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2023 — The Global Business Journalism programme is currently open for applications. The programme focuses on business and economic journalism. APPLY HERE
Grants for projects on science, conservation, others
DEADLINE: APRIL 12, 2023 — Journalists and other professionals working on projects in science, conservation, storytelling, education, and technology can apply for grants at the National Geographic Society. APPLY HERE