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Call for Applications: Media Challenge Fellowship Programme 2022

Status: Closed

Organisation: Media Challenge Initiative (MCI)

Deadline: 20/01/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Applicants must be journalism and media students in Uganda
    – Participants in the Media Challenge Initiative and expo competitions have an added advantage
  • Type of funding: Fellowship
  • Target countries: Uganda
  • Application language: English

The Media Challenge Fellowship Program is an aggressive multimedia journalism training program awarded to the best journalism students from the Inter-University Media Challenge, a practical reporting competition in 12 universities in Uganda. The fellowship program is part of the Media Challenge Initiative’s strategic vision of building the next generation of journalists who are not only multi-skilled but also critical participants as change agents in changing their communities and the negative African narrative. We aim to combat high rates of youth unemployment while empowering young journalists to improve the quality and impact of the media, seeking to enhance democratic processes through encouraging critical and investigative reports that hold government and institutions accountable.

The Media Challenge Fellowship Program consists of 25 days of practical multimedia journalism training including foundations and Multimedia Skills, Participatory youth radio training, Beats reporting, career guidance, media entrepreneurship, data journalism and digital Skills

See here to learn more and apply.

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