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Constructive Journalism Fellowship (Deutsche Welle Akademie)

Organisation: Deutsche Welle Akademie

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – All applicants should have several years of experience in producing visual content, and be able to handle their equipment and work relatively independently. Previous experience in constructive journalism is not required.
    – All participants must have access to the technical equipment needed for their constructive visual project, and a laptop to participate in the online workshop.
    – The trainings and overall communication will be held in English. Applicants should have a command of English that corresponds at least to the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
  • Type of funding: Fellowship
  • Target countries: Applicants should be a resident in a Sub-Saharan African country, have a valid passport and be able to travel for the one-week training in March 2023.
  • Application language: English

The Deutsche Welle (DW) Akademie has announced its Constructive Journalism Fellowship program to support journalists from Sub-Saharan African countries who are committed to reporting on local crises and challenges, but by also pointing to possible solutions and portraying people who are exploring ways forward.

Constructive Journalism is an approach for nuanced and critical reporting that pinpoints where change is possible, and that provides potential answers to the biggest questions of their time.

The first Constructive Journalism Fellowship was held in 2021 and they’re now offering a new set of TV and video journalists the opportunity to take part in the program. It brings together media professionals who want to learn more about constructive storytelling and to connect with like-minded colleagues. The five-month Fellowship has a hybrid training format with a one-week on-site session either in Germany or on the Sub-Saharan African continent that will take place at the end of the program in March 2023.

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Status: Closed

Type:
  • Fellowship

Funding Size: N/A

Deadline: 31/07/2022

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