VACANCY: Graduate interns needed at The Cable

The Cable, fact-checking, internship


Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF), a partner of TheCable online newspaper, is a not-for-profit organisation using the vehicle of journalism to advance transparency and accountability in government. It seeks to build an active citizenry to promote democracy, good governance and development. Also known as the Cable Foundation, CNJF is a subscriber to “solutions journalism” – a school that believes in rigorous reporting of positive response to problems and challenges.

With support from the MacArthur Foundation, CNJF is currently implementing the Policy Radar Initiative (PRIN) designed to take an active part in the campaign for open government with the instruments of investigative reporting, data journalism, policy advocacy and mentoring of young journalists. PRIN seeks to track and trace the implementation of key public policies and programmes, particularly in the power and education sectors.

The Foundation is recruiting highly qualified candidates to join the PRIN project team.

Locations: Lagos and Abuja.

Duration: Six months

Duties: Interns will be involved in investigative reporting as well as data gathering/analysis.

Requirements: Candidates must have graduated not earlier than 2016. A first degree with a demonstrable flair for journalism and research, with strong analytical, creative, organisational and social media skills are important.

Method of Application
All applicants should send their CVs and applications by email to The position/location applied for should be the subject of the email.

August 14, 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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