The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project have been awarded the 2020 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. The prestigious award is presented each year to a select group of social entrepreneurs whose innovations have already had significant impact on some of the world’s most pressing problems.
Deadline: Rolling basis
Job Opportunity Internews is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party in Yangon, Myanmar for a USAID-funded media support initiative with the general goal of expanding access to information among the general public of Myanmar and supporting sustainable independent media.
At times like these, media managers, editors, and owners may feel powerless at the destruction of the economic foundations their outlets are built on. While we can’t make brands advertise when they don’t want to or replace every live event with a webinar, there are steps news executives can take to limit the losses they are facing.
Deadline: 16 March 2020
Award The BBC World News Komla Dumor Award will be made to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills, on air flair, and an exceptional talent in telling African stories with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future.
On International Women’s Day 2020, GFMD and over thirty other media organisations from around the world call upon all media leaders and journalists around the globe to take action against the skewed balance and representation of gender in the news – both in terms of numbers and in portrayal.
In recent days, media freedom organisations have shed light on threats against journalists reporting on the arrival of migrants into Greece. These attacks are taking place in a context of violence against migrants and those supporting them, such as NGOs and self-organised groups.
On March 2, United for News launched Reflect Reality, a digital manual to help newsrooms include more authoritative female and diverse voices in their stories. Led by Internews in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, Reflect Reality incorporates proven strategies and lessons learned to address this disparity.
Deadline: 28 February 2020
Job Opportunity CFI is looking for a French-speaking Director for their African Department. The Director will define the development and positioning strategy of the Department, as steering it and managing the operational teams.
Deadline: Rolling Basis
Job Opportunity Internews is seeking to hire a Lead Researcher. The Lead Researcher will manage the implementation of an Information Ecosystem Assessment focusing on Thai-language social media and other online sources of information about COVID-19.
Deadline: 13 March 2020
Job Opportunity The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute is searching for a new Program Manager to help run new and existing initiatives at ICFN and support collaboration between international fact-checkers.
Deadline: 15 March 2020
Job Opportunity The European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) is recruiting a Senior Strategic Advisor for the EU funded “Project in Support of Sustainable Media Sector Reform for Elections-related Conflict Prevention in Kyrgyzstan”.
Deadline: 20 March 2020
Job Opportunity Internews is seeking to hire multiple individuals who can serve as advisors or subject matter experts in digital rights and/or digital safety programs to support their large portfolio of digital rights and digital safety programming around the world.
Deadline: 27 March 2020
Grant Applications are open for the European Development Journalism Grant Programme. 8 grants worth up to €120,000 each will be awarded to media outlets in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to report on global development topics.
Deadline: 15 March 2020
Award The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize was launched in 1992 to reward journalists from around the globe for their online, print, or audio-visual reporting of stories of human achievements and perseverance around sustainable development issues.
Deadline: 15 February 2020
Grant Earth Journalism Network is offering grants to 10 journalists in East Africa to report on issues related to wildlife trafficking, conservation, and protection efforts. These story grants will support reporting that explores the consequences of environmental destruction.
Deadline: 20 February 2020
Job Opportunity RNW are currently searching for a Programme Manager for Citizens’ Voice with thematic experience in civic space and civil society strengthening, inclusive governance and citizen feedback processes, human rights, digital rights, and media for social change.
Deadline: Rolling Basis
Job Opportunity Media in Cooperation and Transition gGmbh is seeking an editor-in-chief for “Transmission Air et Terre”, a radio project in Burkina Faso. The project aims to provide farmers in the country with information relevant to agriculture, innovative ideas, and best practice.
Deadline: 21 February 2020
Grant Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJC) is offering grants to at least 10 journalists based in eastern India and coastal Bangladesh to report on critical issues related to climate change, supporting the production of in-depth stories tied to resilience and climate change adaptation.
On February 6, IREX will host a GFMD webinar to present a new Annex to its Basic Training curriculum, provide a showcase of one of the curriculum’s lessons, and discuss inclusion in safety training.
Deadline: 09 February 2020
Fellowship ARTICLE 19’s Internet of Rights Fellowship will equip civil society organisations with the tools they need to carry out long-term, influential engagement in the bodies setting the technical policies and standards that uphold the global Internet architecture.