The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting applications for the Report on Illicit Financing in Africa for Journalists in Mozambique 2019.
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Worth of Award
The award covers;
- A grant that will cover expenses for air travel (tourist class), accommodation, local travel, and meals.
- Please note that you should check visa requirements and make sure you have the necessary documentation.
- The cost of the visa and other associated costs will be the responsibility of the participant.
- If selected for the mentoring Programme, the maximum grant they can award for the reporting is $ 1000.
- Please note that the grants awarded vary depending on the expected resources required to write the report. Proposed costs without a detailed justification will not be considered.
They are looking for:
- Journalists with a minimum of two years of professional experience.
- It will be an advantage if you are familiar with investigative journalism and funding reporting and / or more generally have some experience with numbers, but if you have a strong motivation to know and understand these issues, we will consider your application.
- Must be available to spend a significant amount of time working on reporting or investigating illicit financing.
- Independent journalists and board journalists may apply. Journalists working for a news organization must obtain permission from their editor-in-chief to participate.
- Independent journalists must provide proof that one or more media outlets are willing to accept their work.
- Journalists working in one or more media may apply (print, digital, radio or television).
- Journalists must be established in Africa and work for one or more media.
- Candidate journalists must speak Portuguese fluently.
How to Apply
To apply, applicants are expected to provide;
- Two examples of works
- A letter from your editor-in-chief authorizing you to participate and confirming that you will publish any report produced through the program.
- Have these elements ready before you start filling out the form.
Deadline: Application closes on October 27, 2019.