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    Apply: AIIJ Fellowship Placement

    Deadline: 10 July, 2020

    Location: Kampala, Uganda

    The African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ) currently has openings for three fellowship opportunities for individuals interested in developing a career path in the art of investigative journalism. The fellowship opportunity aims are to identify and support journalists who will contribute towards media practice that impact and cause social changes.

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct research and analysis on the current practices of investigative journalism in Uganda and the African region
    • Support the AIIJ’s programmes of work by directly drafting opinions, policy briefs, briefing papers, internal memorandums and other key documents
    • Using investigative skills to assist with fact-checking of media reports and stories in draft publications and other documents
    • Constantly work in consultation and support of the Programme Manager to implement AIIJ projects in line with the overall Strategic Plan
    • Promote appropriate linkages between AIIJ’s programmes and media outlets and other organisations
    • Contribute towards the development of AIIJ’s project ideas, concepts, proposals work plans and budgets
    • Support the work on mapping and keeping data on investigative journalism and institutions involved in the work of investigations
    • Organise and attend meetings and training by AIIJ and or other relevant partners
    • Undertake any other assignments as may be assigned

    Requirements

    • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Development Communications or any related field
    • Interest in developing a career path in investigative journalism

    To apply and for more information, click here.

    Photo source: AIIJ

    Oluwabunmi Aderibigbe
    Oluwabunmi Aderibigbehttp://www.developmentdairies.com
    Oluwabunmi Aderibigbe is a keen curator for Development Diaries. He has a BSc in Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State and a master's degree in view at The African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST), Ile-Ife, Osun State. Oluwabunmi is a strong believer in the power of positive thinking, SDGs advocate and a Pan-Africanist.

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