Value of Award: The winner will receive US$5,000 to pursue an in-depth reporting project. He or she will also spend time in U.S. newsrooms to learn new skills and receive mentorship from ICFJ.
Eligible Countries: African countries
Eligibility: The contest is open to up-and-coming, English-speaking journalists working in Africa for print, broadcast and online news media.
● Applicants must have no more than 10 years of journalism experience.
● Applicants must submit one published story that reflects top-notch storytelling about important issues.
● The submission can be a feature story; an in-depth, investigative or explanatory piece; or a multimedia report or documentary.
● The published story or broadcast must be submitted in English. Works in other languages must include English translations.
How to Apply: Submit your application if you meet the criteria above.
Application Deadline: 31st December 2017