2019 WSCIJ Female Journalists Leadership Fellowship for Nigerians

Deadline: June 4, 2019.

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) invites applications from female Nigerian professional journalists (fulltime or freelancer) who have a passion for ethical journalism, are committed to excellent professional media practice, possess great ideas to lead dynamic improvements on the practice, and have at least three years’ experience in the newsroom, for the 2019 Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship.

The programme, an initiative of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, supported by Free Press Unlimited, commenced in June 2017. It intends to contribute to the mobilisation of a network of female reporters oriented for leadership, who can mainstream gender in news reports. The pilot project is a fellowship.

The FRLP is a build up on the Report Women programme of the WSCIJ, which was desig



1. The Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship is a programme designed to equip female journalists with the skills, finesse, support and tools to take bold steps that will help position them for the highest leadership positions in their various media houses.

2. In addition to the overall objectives, the programme also mobilises a network of female journalists, who are oriented for leadership.

3. It creates a train-the-trainer team who better appreciate the importance of mainstreaming gender in news.

4. The exposure will entail a four-day training, three-month mentorship, two share-fairs and fellowship assignments.




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