ICFJ, Partners Seek Entries for Storytelling Award

Media Rights Agenda
By Media Rights Agenda November 22, 2018 09:43 Updated
Joyce Barnathan, President, ICFJ

Joyce Barnathan, President, ICFJ

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the Elliott family and ONE are seeking entries for the 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling.

The contest is open to only English-speaking journalists working for print, broadcast and online news media based in Africa can.

In its third year, this prestigious award will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting.

The award winner will receive a US$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.  The winner will also complete a two-week internship at The Economist in London, United Kingdom.

Interested applicants who must be up-and-coming, English-speaking journalists working in Africa for print, broadcast and online news media; must have no more than 10 years of journalism experience and must submit one published story that reflects top-notch storytelling about important issues.

Applicants’ submissions 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.

The contest is named after distinguished editor, former ONE CEO and longtime ICFJ board member Michael Elliott.

Applications close on December 2, 2018

For more information, visit: https://ijnet.org/en/opportunity/icfj-seeks-entries-storytelling-award-africa.

Media Rights Agenda
By Media Rights Agenda November 22, 2018 09:43 Updated
test
Write a comment

No Comments

No Comments Yet!

Let me tell You a sad story ! There are no comments yet, but You can be first one to comment this article.

Write a comment

Only registered users can comment.