Are you a young journalist who aspires to specialise in investigations? Do you want to be equipped with the skills to undertake fact-based, in-depth, and enterprise reporting? Then the MFWA Next Generation Investigative Journalism (NGIJ) Fellowship 2022 is an excellent opportunity for you.
The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) invites applications for the second edition of the NGIJ fellowship. The NGIJ fellowship affords young journalists the opportunity to learn from experienced facilitators in investigative journalism in West Africa in a five-month intensive program. It is meant to groom young journalists to pursue quality, critical, and accountability journalism and raise the next generation of critical investigative journalists in West Africa.
The first edition of the NGIJ fellowship admitted ten budding journalists selected from various journalism training institutions in Ghana. Having been equipped with the capacity for investigative reporting after the five-month in-depth and practical training. The journalists produced a number of high-quality, accountability-focused stories. The second edition of the NGIJ fellowship will admit twelve journalists from three countries in West Africa namely Ghana, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.
Interested journalists should submit a letter of motivation stating why they want to participate in the fellowship. A CV including two referees, and a copy of any national identification not later than Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Lastly, The documents should be sent to the email: [email protected]
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.
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