Call for applications: Knight International Journalism Fellowship

| December 12, 2014

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The International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking applicants for its Knight International Journalism Fellowship, which focuses on health and development in Africa. The selected fellow will play a leading role in overseeing ICFJ’s African journalism initiative, beginning in early 2015.ICFJ_image

The fellow will use digital tools to pursue high-quality health and development news that engages audiences. The fellow will also serve as the editorial project leader and help produce multimedia stories and multi-country reporting projects. The initiative will focus on Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania.

To apply, journalists need at least 10 years of experience covering health and development issues. Candidates may be from any country, but should have experience in sub-Saharan Africa and be fluent in English. Ideal candidates will also have experience with digital media and audience engagement, and possess strong leadership skills.

This is a one-year fellowship, with the possibility of extension for up to two additional years. For the duration of the fellowship, the fellow will be based in Kenya, Nigeria or South Africa.

The deadline to apply is January 7, 2015.

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