Organisation: The Walkley Foundation
- Eligibility criteria:
– Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia
– Applicants must be aged 30 years and under at the time of application
– Applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
- Type of funding: Programmatic
- Target country: Australia
- Application language: English
Exciting opportunity for an aspiring Indigenous journalist aged 30 years or under to develop newsroom experience with two leading news providers.
This twelve-week scholarship will be broken down into six weeks with Junkee Media and six weeks with 10 News First in Sydney. Recipients will develop a broad understanding of newsroom and production processes and requirements, and as a member of the team, will be encouraged to share their ideas, skills and knowledge.
The recipient will receive a stipend of $10,000 to cover living expenses for the duration of the scholarship.
This twelve-week placement will be broken down into selected placements with dedicated duties and responsibilities
Six weeks placement at Junkee Media in Sydney, one of Australia’s fastest-growing and most innovative new media companies. Junkee produces fast-paced digital news for a youth audience with a special focus on politics, social justice and culture.
Junkee: 4 x weeks: general reporting + produce a feature of their own choosing
Punkee: 1 week: Learn to produce video content
Video: 1 week: assist video team
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