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.
- 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
- 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.
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