Call for Applications: African Union Media Fellowship for Journalists 2022/2023

Please check your E-mail inbox or spam to confirm.
👤 Eligibility: In Fellowships for Africans, Journalists (RSS)
🕡 Deadline: Apr 30, 2022 (See all deadlines)
🔔 Set Reminder: Google Calender or iCAL
❓ Help / ⚠️ Report: Get in Touch
🆕 New: More Opportunities now at Latestopportunities.com
 

Are you an African journalist, blogger, vlogger, content creator, or podcaster living and working in Africa or the diaspora? Are you keen on promoting development-focused stories using emerging technologies, through visual, written, oral and digital media? Then apply for the maiden African Union Media Fellowship 2022.

JOIN US FOR MORE ON:
or

The fellowship is intended to bring together innovation and creativity to present under-reported stories that break down stereotypes and create new narratives for the Africa we want.

SEE ALSO: 2022/2023 BeyGOOD Global Citizen Fellowship Program for Africans

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the African Union Media Fellowship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • The AU Media Fellowship is open to journalists, bloggers, vloggers, content creators, and podcasters living on the continent or the diaspora.
  • Fellows must be actively involved in innovative media either as a journalist or related field of work for at least three years with a demonstrable impact-driven track record.
  • All applicants for the AU Media Fellowship must be working journalists with at least three years of full-time, professional journalism experience or in a related field. Internships and journalism-related work completed as a university student do not count as professional experience.
  • Applicants may be affiliated or freelance journalists. However, all applicants must provide a reference letter or endorsement from a senior editor.
  • Applicants must speak, read, and write English fluently in order to fully participate in and benefit from the Fellowship.
  • With their application, the Fellows confirm willingness to report on African Union events and themes, as well as availability to be interviewed about the fellowship by international partners.
  • The Fellows confirm willingness to participate in events and workshops for duration of the fellowship.
  • Fellows must be able to travel to Berlin June 2022 and meet all criteria for eligibility for a Schengen Visa in their country, including but not limited to:
    • Having a valid passport at least until December 2022
    • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ( Find out more details on the website of the German Embassy in your country.)
    • Provision of the necessary documents needed for your visa application. You will be responsible for acquiring the visa.
    • All travel costs will be reimbursed and covered.

Fellowship Benefits

  • International study trips and exposure
  • Certified workshops and webinars with renowned international partners such as Deutsche Welle, BBC Media Action, Hass-Plattner-Institute, the AU, and international media houses.
  • Access to AU leadership and policy makers and network with other fellows.
  • Support from Senior Mentors and Institutions.
  • Fellows awarded grants to enable them to produce detailed stories
SEE ALSO: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program in the US 2022-2023

How to Apply

Interested applicants for the African Union Media fellowship 2022 are to send their application by email to aumediafellowship@gmail.com by the application deadline.

The application should consist of:

  • Resume: Please use a standard format (no picture, religion or marital status).
  • Coverletter: A one-page document outlining your motivation, qualifications, and experience.
  • Proposal: Please include the following three sections:
    • Story proposals: Please include a short description of the stories you plan to cover (about 200 words each), and whom you plan to contact for interviews.
    • Publication plan: Specify your plan for publication (language and target publication).
    • Social media: Briefly explain how you plan to engage with the African Union Commission in the course of the fellowship.
    • Work samples: Please submit two work samples. If your work samples are in other forms of media (e.g. video) please email us and we will accommodate these requests.

Visit the OFFICIAL PAGE for further information. DROP COMMENTS for questions/suggestions.

⭐ Apply Next: PDRI-DevLab 2023 Visiting Fellowship for African Scholars

FREE ACCESS: How to run and manage Facebook, Instagram Ads: Meta Business Management

Free Meta Business Management Course


DISCLAIMER: Do not pay or release sensitive financial details to any organizer/recruiter unless futher verified from your end.
Easter Hunt Sale
Easter Sale
Othuke Veno

About the Author: Othuke Veno

Metallurgical & Material Engineer, Content Creator, Federal University of Technology Akure. Join me on Twitter.

Got a question/Suggestion? Let's talk!

LATEST OPPORTUNITIES:

🕛 Dec 13, 2022
One World Media 2023 Global Short Docs Forum for Filmmakers Worldwide
in Trainings and Workshops | for Creatives/Artists

🕛 Dec 13, 2022
PDRI-DevLab 2023 Visiting Fellowship for African Scholars
in Fellowships | for Africans

🕛 Dec 13, 2022
Sony Future Filmmaker Awards 2022
in Awards & Prizes | for Creatives/Artists

🕛 Dec 14, 2022
Brave Browser Computer Science Internships 2023
in Internships / Graduate Trainee Progs. | for Post Graduates

🕛 Dec 14, 2022
Call for Applications: INEC Adhoc Staff Recruitment for 2023 General Election
in Professional Programs | for Nigerians

🕛 Dec 14, 2022
Deutsche Welle 2024 (DW) Traineeship for Graduate Students 2024
in Internships / Graduate Trainee Progs. | for Graduates

🕛 Dec 14, 2022
Edo State University Uzairue(EDSU) Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2022
in Scholarships | for Nigerians

🕛 Dec 14, 2022
UNDP/FCMB Agro-Hack Challenge & Summit For 2022
in Trainings and Workshops | for Entrepreneurs

🕛 Dec 15, 2022
Apply: 2022 Graduate Trainee Program at Chi Farms Ltd
in Internships / Graduate Trainee Progs. | for Graduates

🕛 Dec 15, 2022
Dell Technologies Envision the Future Graduation Project Competition 2022
in General Competitions | for Undergraduates

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12