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Caribbean Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship

Status: Closed

  • Fellowships

Organisation: Climatetracker.org

Deadline: 22/04/2024

Location: Caribbean region

Climate Tracker is thrilled to announce that they are now accepting applications for the third cycle of the Caribbean Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship, which will run from May to September 2024, and they want you to be a part of it!

The Caribbean Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship aims to empower and support dedicated climate journalists across the Caribbean region to effectively report on climate justice issues. Having previously run two cycles, they have made some upgrades that they’re sure you will enjoy!

This Fellowship is a collaboration between Climate Tracker and the Open Society Foundations, two organisations deeply committed to promoting climate justice and environmental sustainability.

Why should you apply?
  • Focused Storytelling: Each fellow will be supported to produce a total of 5 stories over 5 months
  • New Media Innovation: You’ll receive the opportunity to embrace the power of new media to produce climate justice stories.
  • Comprehensive Training: The group training sessions cover essential topics such as climate justice fundamentals, impactful reporting techniques, data journalism, investigative journalism, and the intersection of climate justice with gender equality and Indigenous rights.
  • Monthly Stipend: You’ll receive a monthly stipend during this Fellowship, every time you publish a story with them.
  • Engagement Opportunities: As a fellow, you’ll have the chance to engage with your audience through podcast episodes, Instagram Lives, and newsletter contributions, amplifying your impact and reaching wider audiences.
Eligibility Criteria

They invite you to apply if these resonate with you. You’re:

  • A Caribbean journalist interested in covering climate justice
  • A Caribbean journalist with some experience in covering environmental issues but looking for guidance and training in reporting on climate justice
  • A Caribbean journalist with some publications under your belt, interested in gaining knowledge and certification in climate justice
  • A Caribbean journalism, media, or communications student with at least 1 year of experience reporting or some publishing is already done in the past year, looking for the chance to increase your knowledge and publishing profile
  • Able to commit to attendance of the fortnightly group training sessions and weekly check-in calls with your assigned mentor
How to apply

The application deadline for this fellowship is April 22, 2024. To learn more and apply, please click here.

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