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Storify Africa Fellowship – Apply Now!

  • Eligibility criteria:
    They are seeking four female journalists to conceptualise and craft compelling and nuanced multimedia feature stories around the subject of SRHR.
    – At least five years of experience in journalism, writing, or editing content. Experience writing feature stories is a plus, as is photography and basic video production
    – Proficiency in English – both writing and speaking
    – Access to reliable computer, internet, smart phone (or camera or recorder)
    – Able to commit to at least three months, for a minimum of 20 hours per week
  • Type of funding: Fellowship
  • Target countries: East Africa, West Africa (including one Francophone country), and Southern Africa
  • Application language: English

Africa No Filter (ANF), a donor collaborative working to shift stereotypical and harmful narratives within and about Africa, is launching the Storify Africa Fellowship, and is seeking four female journalists from across the continent to be a part of the inaugural cohort of fellows. Storify Africa is a narrative change and storytelling initiative housed within ANF. They partner with organisations who want to communicate and amplify the issues they care about on the continent through stories that center the voices and perspectives of those they serve.

The Storify Africa Fellowship trains, supports and builds the capacity of young and emerging African storytellers to tell those stories. In doing so, Fellows help organisations shift entrenched stereotypes, and highlight their impact in a way that avoids reinforcing damaging narratives about Africa.

As Fellows, you will have full editorial independence in producing multimedia stories, including written, video, and photographic entries. You will also receive regular editorial support and guidance in developing, editing and fact checking stories. Stories produced by the Fellows will be published and disseminated through their story agency, bird, and their media network, with full bylines. As Fellows, you will also join a large and growing network of narrative-shifting journalists and artists across the continent.

See here to learn more and apply.

Status: Closed

Organisation: Africa No Filter

Deadline: 11/02/2022

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