Interested in becoming an influencer and leader for children’s development in your country? If producing high quality reporting and solutions-oriented stories about nutrition and early childhood development issues is one of your passions, then apply to this year-long fellowship, which will include two international reporting trips as well as continual mentoring and several virtual webinars.
4 March 2018
-The program also includes two reporting trips.
-ICFJ will send all fellows to a country that is implementing a successful and innovative approach to supporting childhood development.
-The fellows will meet with early childhood development experts in the field and will produce stories with the help of their mentors.ICFJ will cover all of the fellowship expenses.
-The Fellowship is open to journalists covering issues of child health and development for news outlets based in Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania.
-Journalists from all mediums are encouraged to apply: radio, broadcast, print, and online. An ideal candidate will have previous experience covering early childhood development issues, but journalists who currently cover health or nutrition-related topics and are interested in increasing their coverage of children’s issues are welcome to apply.
-Successful applicants must be employed by a news outlet or have a commitment to publish/broadcast from a news outlet to participate.
-Applicants must be proficient in English. Stories submitted may be written in your native language; however, reporting project proposals must be submitted in English.