Environment reporting training for journalists in Kenya and Tanzania

15 slots available

Deadline: 1200 hours, 21 July 2022

African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME), with support from the National Endowment for Democracy, invites journalists in Kenya and Tanzania to apply for a virtual training workshop on covering the environment.

The training consists of two weeks of in-person online training from 25 July-5 August 2022.  It offers knowledge and skills modules within a context of holistic and comprehensive support to journalists. This support is through mentoring, coaching, access to sources, use of data, innovative use of digital and online databases, as well as interaction with peers, experts, policymakers, and oversight actors. The courses are interactive, practical, and participant-driven.

The course will be delivered by ACME’s team of trainers and experienced environmental journalists.

Who Will Attend

This call is intended for journalists in Kenya and Tanzania working with media organisations, including online platforms. Freelance journalists and independent content producers are also welcome to apply. Selected journalists will be fully sponsored and required to commit to and complete all aspects of the training programme before, during, and after the courses.

Fifteen places are available. Women journalists are especially encouraged to apply.

What to Do if Interested

Apply by filling completing this online application form by noon on Thursday 21 July 2022.

The online application form requires you to provide:

  1. Your name and contact information
  2. Name and address of the media organisation or platform you report for.
  3. Name, email, and phone number of your editor or editorial supervisor who will approve your participation in the training.
  4. Your professional profile (should include, among other elements, how long you have worked as a journalist, areas you have reported on, and how you think attending this training will benefit your career).

For inquiries, please send an email to training[at]acme-ug.org

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