African Journalists Storytelling Contest 2018

Applications are currently been accepted for the  African Journalists African Storytelling Contest 2018, interested African Journalists are by this notice invited to apply before the deadline as stated.
This award, given in Mike’s name, will provide the winner a $5,000 cash prize to pursue an in-depth reporting project. In a special study tour organized by ICFJ, the winner will spend time in U.S. newsrooms to learn new skills and share knowledge. In order to take full advantage of the study tour, applicants must speak English, even if they work in another language.
Type: Contest
Field: Journalism

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

Visit the Program Webpage for Details


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