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Professional Training Program for Ethiopian Journalists

Organisation: International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ)

Status: Closed

  • Training and Education
  • Democracy and good governance

Funding Size: N/A

Deadline: 27/05/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – This fellowship is open to Ethiopian journalists working in both state and private media outlets, or media professionals who seek to expand their journalistic skills to further democratic values.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Ethiopia (working inside or outside the country)
  • Application language: Amharic

The Roles and Responsibilities of Media in a Democracy Program offers Ethiopian journalists working in state or private media needs-based and focused trainings, in order to improve the quality of information available to the Ethiopian public.

Ethiopian journalists who want to sharpen their skills in investigative journalism, newsgathering, media entrepreneurship, mobile journalism and more have the opportunity to learn from leading experts through a new program from the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and supported by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa.

Participants will be encouraged to explore interactive, creative approaches to gain hands-on practice in writing and producing non-biased content across media platforms.

Participants in this program will have the chance to learn from expert trainers in four key thematic areas:

Ethical newsgathering and reporting practices
Investigative journalism
Media entrepreneurship and the business of journalism
Mobile journalism

See here to learn more and apply.
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