Organisation: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union
Apply now for the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung’s Climate Disinformation Media Fellowship.
The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union gives a select number of journalists the opportunity for on-the-ground reporting on climate disinformation case studies.
What they offer?
- A stipend of 2800 EUR for an on-the-ground fellowship (including travel costs within the EU or neighboring countries).
- Publication on the EU and DC office websites and promotion on the social media channels.
- Ownership and the right to publish elsewhere stay with the fellow.
Who can apply?
Applicants should be:
- Based in the EU or neighboring countries.
- Have a strong track record of publishing on climate and/or democracy issues.
- Have experience conducting on-the-ground research.
They will give special consideration to journalists:
- From regional or local media outlets.
- From diverse backgrounds who can offer lesser-heard perspectives.
Journalists are responsible for their travel arrangements.
What’s expected during the fellowship?
Format – Reporting can be in the form of:
- One longer, investigative piece or
- Two to three shorter articles
- Articles are accompanied by supporting photographs/videos taken at the place(s) of reporting, to be published along with the article(s).
Social media: Fellows are expected to engage with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union over social media (X/Twitter, Instagram/Facebook, Mastodon, LinkedIn) to document their travels and to promote their publications.
Timeline: Fellowships start on 11 October 2023. Travel and writing are to be completed by 30 November 2023.