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Walkley Young Indigenous Scholarship

Status: Closed

Organisation: The Walkley Foundation

Deadline: 26/04/2022

  • 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.

Prize Details:
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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