Thomson Foundation, in partnership with Africa No Filter, invites journalists to enroll for a course on how to tell better African stories.
Themed “African Stories: A guide for journalists on how to tell better stories about Africa“, the self-paced course offers journalists the opportunity to pitch their story, get paid and published.
After completing the course, participants will receive a certificate.
Participants will learn how to challenge the stereotypical image of Africa and Africans, how to source and verify stories and information, and new ways of telling stories for digital audiences.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
Mongabay seeks stories about Africa
Mongabay invites proposals from journalists for conventional news stories, in-depth features, investigative reports, profiles, and case studies. APPLY HERE
Gender equality grants at Pulitzer Center
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting seeks to offer gender equality grants for investigative data-driven projects. APPLY HERE
Jamlab seeks entries for media database in Africa
Jamlab seeks to build a media database of established independent digital journalism and media organisations in Africa. APPLY HERE
Call for applications: RCDIJ Africa Fund
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
NAMIP innovation challenge for Nigerian media
DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2022 —Applications are invited for the Nigeria Media Innovation Programme (NAMIP) innovation challenge for Nigerian media. Winners will receive up to $50,000 for their project. APPLY HERE
URTI international grand prize for documentary films
DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2022 — The URTI International Grand Prize for Documentary Films seeks entries from journalists who produce documentaries for television. APPLY HERE
Video competition on migration, diversity, social inclusion themes
DEADLINE: JUNE 17, 2022 — Video competition invites youth worldwide to submit original and creative videos on the themes of migration, diversity and social inclusion. APPLY HERE
Apply for EGU’s Science Journalism Fellowship competition
DEADLINE: JUNE 17, 2022 —The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is accepting applications for the 11th edition of its Science Journalism Fellowship competition. APPLY HERE
ERC offers grants for investigative, environmental projects
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2022 —The Environmental Reporting Collective (ERC) is offering Collaborative Investigation Grants for investigative and environmental projects. APPLY HERE
WAMECA 2022 seeks journalistic works in West Africa
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2022 —The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) seeks entries for the 6th edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA). APPLY HERE
Fact-Checking Awards offer up to $12,000 cash prizes
DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2022 — The African Fact-Checking Awards 2022 seek entries from journalists, journalism students, and professional fact-checkers across the continent. APPLY HERE