2018 ICFJ Reporting Fellowship About Early Childhood Development

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Are you interested i making a great impact in chilederen development in your country through writing?Then this program is for you, hurry now and apply for the 2018 ICFJ Reporting Fellowship About Early Childhood Development. Eligble persons will be considered for this progrm and all applications are to be submitted before the deadline.

What You need to know About  ICFJ Reporting Fellowship About Early Childhood Development:

During the year-long program, the fellows will receive virtual training, mentoring and financial support to produce regular stories on nutrition and early-childhood development, relevant to their home countries.

This ICFJ Reporting program will surely begin with a virtual orientation (webinar) after which each fellow will be assigned a mentor who will work with them as they produce stories on early childhood development issues. ICFJ will conduct regular webinars during the year of the fellowship.

ICFJ and its partners are currently working on selecting the dates and destinations for both trips. ICFJ will cover all of the fellowship expenses.

Type: Fellowship

Field:

Jornalism

Benefits of Fellowship:

  •  ICFJ will cover all of the fellowship expenses.
  • During the year-long program, the fellows will receive virtual training, mentoring and financial support to produce regular stories on nutrition and early-childhood development, relevant to their home countries.
  • The program will begin with a virtual orientation (webinar) after which each fellow will be assigned a mentor who will work with them as they produce stories on early childhood development issues. ICFJ will conduct regular webinars during the year of the fellowship.
  • The program also includes two reporting trips. ICFJ will send all fellows to a country that is implementing a successful and innovative approach to supporting childhood development. The fellows will meet with early childhood development experts in the field and will produce stories with the help of their mentors.

 

Eligible Countries: 

Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania.

Eligiblility:

 The Fellowship is open to journalists covering issues of child health and development for news outlets based in Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania. An ideal candidate will have previous experience covering early childhood development issues, but journalists who currently cover health or nutrition-related topics and are interested in increasing their coverage of children’s issues are welcome to apply.

Successful applicants must be employed by a news outlet or have a commitment to publish/broadcast from a news outlet to participate. Applicants must be proficient in English.Stories submitted may be written in your native language; however, reporting project proposals must be submitted in English.

Method of Applying for ICFJ Reporting Fellowship

To become an ECD Reporting Fellow, candidates must complete a Fellowship application. Applicants should include:

• A resume or CV
• Examples of stories produced on early-childhood development
• A reporting-project proposal that outlines story ideas the Fellow will pursue and a reporting and publishing/broadcasting plan.

Entries must be submitted by 11:59p.m. U.S. Eastern time on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Apply here.

Application Deadline: 4th March, 2018

Visit Fellowship Webpage for details

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