Call for applications: CNN Journalist Competition

| May 4, 2015

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The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Competition highlights the role of journalism in Africa’s development, and honours journalistic talent across all media disciplines.

Winners receive an all-expenses-paid program of networking activities and workshops, concluding with a Gala Awards Ceremony. Each finalist receives a cash prize, and each of the 11 category winners also receives a laptop computer and printer.

African print, broadcast and online journalists can submit their work in 11 categories. The judges will select one journalist of the year from the category winners to receive an additional cash prize and a chance to participate in the CNN Journalism Fellowship at CNN Headquarters in Atlanta, U.S.A.

Applicants can submit entries which were broadcast or published in English, French or Portuguese in 2014.

The deadline for applications is May 11, 2015.

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