The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) invites applications for the 2019 Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship.
The female Nigerian professional journalists (fulltime or freelancer) must demonstrate a passion for ethical journalism and be committed to excellent professional media practice. She must also possess great ideas to lead dynamic improvements on the practice of journalism and have at least three years’ experience in the newsroom.
Application deadline: Tuesday 4th June 2019
The Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship is a programme designed to equip female journalists with the skills and finesse needed for the news-gathering business. It also supports with tools they require to take bold steps that will position them for the highest leadership positions in their various media houses.
In addition to the overall objectives of the programme, it also mobilises a network of female journalists, who are oriented for leadership. The fellowship creates a train-the-trainer team who better appreciates the importance of mainstreaming gender in news. This exposure will entail a four-day training, three-month mentorship, two share-fairs and fellowship assignments.
Applicants must demonstrate commitment and promise to be considered.
Applicants living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Interested female reporters can apply HERE