Applications are welcome for the InfoNile Workshop 2021 for Reporters and Editors Investigating Water Stories. Teams comprised of an editor and 2 reporters will be supported to take part of a training workshop scheduled from October 18th to 23rd 2021. (InfoNile Workshop for Editors and Reporters carrying out investigations on Water Stories)
Deadline: 23rd September 2021.
The four-day workshop will have presentations, discussions, and group tasks on:
- Understanding how the media is covering water issues on the basin of lake Victoria.
- Data and Geo journalism.
- Science journalism.
- Investigative journalism.
- Story Pitching.
At the completion of the workshop, the teams will be expected to have gained skills in investigative water journalism and the pitching of stories. They will then hand in a story pitch to the InfoNile team under a theme: Investigation of threats to freshwater biodiversity in the basin of Lake Victoria for possible funding and mentorship.
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Successful journalists and Editors will be given:
Transportation to Uganda and back to their home country.
Accommodation and meals during their stay.
The Best story pitches will receive grants and mentorship to produce their own stories.
Open to teams of 3 (two reporters and one editor) coming from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania or Rwanda.
Applicants are required to be committed to taking part for the whole duration of the workshop.
Complete an Application form by 23rd September 2021.
For more information visit InfoNile Workshop.