GFMD has joined a group of 15 press freedom, journalism support, and media development organisations to once again call on The EU’s Competition Commissioner to address concerns over media market distortions in Hungary.
Deadline: 08 March 2021
Call for Applications Access Info Europe is currently seeking independent, country-level researchers for several European countries to act as national researchers for the first edition of the Global Data Barometer (2020–2021). The call is open both for individual researchers as well as independent civil society and research organisations with knowledge on a set list of European countries.
Call for Contributions The Forum on Information and Democracy, and its Working Group on the Sustainability of Journalism, would like to hear from journalists, experts, researchers, funders, civil society, and others with a stake in the future of journalism to help inform a report with recommendations for governments keen to find new ways to support independent journalism.
Grant Many stories that Iraqi women care about go unreported because they seem irrelevant to editorial managers, are deemed culturally sensitive or are a social taboo. Internews will provide 100 small story grants to women reporters to research and produce a story of their choice. The stories will be featured in the participating media outlets and online and will be presented during the Women’s Media Festival.
Deadline: 7 March 2021
Online Course The COVID-19 crisis has changed a lot about the world — including the scientific knowledge production process. Are you a journalist covering the health beat? Would you like a primer to help you better understand the science behind vaccines? Then apply for a free Vaccine Science 101 online course for Africa-based journalists provided by Bhekisisa, which gives journalists the tools to critically report on COVID-19 vaccines.
Deadline: 28 February 2021
Fellowship Apply to be part of openDemocracy’s Latin American section and develop an investigative project on the Amazon and climate justice. The fellow will focus on developing and applying their project, and will conduct research as part of investigative project planning, including identifying sources and data, collect data and conduct interviews to develop the project, and write the story or stories for publication by openDemocracy.
Deadline: 2 March 2021
Award The IWMF’s annual Courage in Journalism Awards honor women journalists who set themselves apart by exhibiting extraordinary bravery, persistence and resilience. Doing whatever it takes to uncover the truth, these women raise the bar for reporting under duress, or in the face of censorship. The awards program honors brave journalists – including photojournalists – working in any country across the world.
Deadline: 7 April 2021
Fellowship One World Media Fellowship is aimed at aspiring journalists and filmmakers who seek to make a career out of reporting on stories from the global south. OWM’s Fellows’ projects bring together integrity and creativity to present underreported stories that break down stereotypes and build cross-cultural connections. OWM guide filmmakers and journalists on a single project, and provide a supportive network of mentors through the production of their project.
Deadline: 1 March 2021
Award SEJ’s 20th annual Awards for Reporting on the Environment honours the best environmental journalism in 10 categories, bringing recognition to the stories that are among the most important on the planet. The Nina Mason Pulliam Award for the “best of the best” environmental reporting will award $10,000 to one entry selected from the first-place winners of SEJ’s Awards for Reporting on the Environment. Late entry is allowed, with extra fee, until April 1.
Deadline: 28 February 2021
Job Vacancy South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) is looking for Executive Director to be the “voice and face” of SANEF and effectively communicate its views in the media. This position is based in Johannesburg and reports directly to SANEF’s management committee and council. The successful candidate will oversee the business of SANEF on a day-to-day basis, manage a small office and team of staff, and ensure that key performance indicators are met.
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Job Vacancy International Media Support is looking for a Programme Coordinator for our programme in Tanzania. The Programme Coordinator will be based in Dar es-Salaam with occasional travel within the country. The Tanzania programme is implemented in close collaboration with local partners and has a strong focus on building the capacity of partners to strengthen their ability to ensure an enabling environment for media in Tanzania.
Job Vacancy Media Democracy Fund seeks a creative leader to join the team as the Director of Programs. This is an opportunity for an innovative leader to develop strategy on digital equity, tech accountability and addressing disinformation targeting communities of color. MDF brings together diverse voices to design inclusive solutions and empower public interest advocates to create an environment where digital technologies have a positive impact on society.
Job Vacancy IREX is looking for Short- and Medium-term Consultants to contribute to analysis and impact reporting of program activities. Assignments will range in duration from less than one week to up to one year, however consultant contracts may include multiple similar assignments within a single scope of work. Consultants will work remotely.
Deadline: 14 March 2021
Training Reporters, editors and producers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia are invited to apply for a training in investigative podcasts led by prominent international trainers who produce podcasts for the Reveal and Bellingcat investigative journalism websites. The workshop is being led by Michael Montgomery, senior producer at Reveal from the US-based Center for Investigative Reporting.
Job Vacancy SembraMedia – an organisation made up of journalists, entrepreneurs, and academics with extensive knowledge of Spanish-speaking media market ecosystems in Latin America, Spain and the United States – is looking for its Ambassador in Peru. The candidate should have basic knowledge about entrepreneurial journalism, have experience in journalistic research, and know current media members of the directory of Peru.
Job Vacancy SembraMedia – an organisation made up of journalists, entrepreneurs, and academics with extensive knowledge of Spanish-speaking media market ecosystems in Latin America, Spain and the United States – is looking for its Ambassador in Central America. The candidate should have basic knowledge about entrepreneurial journalism, and have experience in academic and journalistic research.
Deadline: 28 February 2021
Job Vacancy SembraMedia – a nonprofit organisation that helps independent digital media develop sustainable business models – are looking for a Director of Regional Initiatives who’s main objectives are to manage SembraMedia programs and initiatives, optimise the operational processes of SembraMedia initiatives, achieve measurable and communicable objectives for funding organisations, and improve the performance of the SembraMedia Site.
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Job Vacancy The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work on the interplay between misinformation, news, and social media. RISJ are looking for a colleague who can lead the development of empirical work using online experiments and survey research to advance the efficacy of various types of interventions against misinformation.
Deadline: 12 March 2021
Job Vacancy Code for Africa (CfA) is looking for a full-time HR assistant to join the Secretariat team. The position is based at one of the hubs in Kenya, Nigeria or Senegal. CfA are also open to exceptional applicants from elsewhere in Africa. Candidates must have demonstrable experience working in an HR role. The successful candidates will work as part of a multinational and multilingual team that works across a variety of programmes and projects.
Deadline: 10 March 2021
Job Vacancy Code for Africa (CfA) has an immediate vacancy for a mid-level role as an Online Courseware Developer with strong pedagogical expertise and extensive experience in curriculum creation. The Courseware Developer will be CfA’s in-house ‘architect’ for designing the structure of training courses. The candidate will work with the support of CfA’s wider Data Academy team of editorial experts, data analysts and digital designers in 20 African countries.