- This program is open to Indigenous youth aged 17-25 living in western and rural Canada. There are no prior educational requirements – what’s most important is a passion for sharing stories that need to be told, and genuine interest in journalism as a potential career path.
- Funding amount: $20/hr for up to 10 hrs per issue
- Type of funding: Programmatic
- Target country: Canada
- Application language: English
Watershed Sentinel magazine invites applications for its new Indigenous Junior Reporter Mentorship program with the goal contribute to capacity-building in journalism in western and rural Canada, through hands-on learning opportunities with direct mentorship by an experienced Indigenous journalist. Skills will be developed through an especial focus on environmental reporting, but will be applicable across all types of reporting.
The program is built around a (flexible) one-year framework. While it includes payment for training hours and finished articles, it is primarily a learning opportunity, designed to provide young writers with training and hands-on experience in all aspects of journalism.
See here to learn more and apply.