Investigative Journalism Fellowship application due November 17

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AfriCOG invites qualified journalists to apply for the Investigative Journalism Fellowship in the areas of anti-corruption and good governance.

AfriCOG is an independent, non-profit making organization whose governance and anti-corruption reform initiatives are aimed at addressing the structural causes of Kenya’s governance crisis while facilitating permanent civic vigilance.

AfriCOG’s Investigative Journalism Fellowship is a competitive fellowship aimed at supporting talented journalists to investigate topical public interest cases and publish a compelling story in the area of governance and anti-corruption reform through print or broadcast media. The fellowship seeks to enhance expertise in investigative journalism and generate a body of incisive investigative reports.

AfriCOG invites qualified journalists to apply for the Investigative Journalism Fellowship in the areas of anti-corruption and good governance. Interesting themes could fall under:

  • Misuse of public resources
  • Electoral issues e.g. political party and campaign financing
  • Organised crime and Money laundering
  • Environmental governance issues
  • Regulatory failures

AfriCOG will consider any other areas of interest that fall within the mandate of anti-corruption and good governance.

Who is eligible?

Journalists with either print or broadcast journalism experience, and a keen interest in developing their investigative journalism skills. Both full time and freelance journalists are encouraged to apply.

Selection of journalists

Entries will be judged by a panel of experts who will evaluate entries based on their potential for positive impact and public benefit.

Application procedure

The AfriCOG Investigative Journalism Fellowship 2011 application form is available on AfriCOG’s website: www.africog.org. Applicants are requested to submit their applications via email at admin(at)africog.org with ‘AfriCOG Investigative Journalism Fellowship Application’ on the subject line.

Deadline for submission of entries is Thursday 17th November, 2011 at 4:00pm.

For more information or to apply, please follow this link:http://www.africog.org/?q=node/278

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