The spread of COVID-19 continues to affect countries around the world, impacting societies and communities, particularly the most vulnerable. In light of this crisis, and as part of the Journalists for Transparency (J4T) Initiative, the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) and Transparency International as its Secretariat are looking to support journalists worldwide who are covering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Funded by the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ), J4T is an initiative by the IACC that hosts and supports a global network of young journalists who work to uncover corruption, highlight social injustice and give voice to the most vulnerable people. Through investigative reporting, these journalists actively promote transparency, integrity and accountability.
J4T is looking for two young journalists to cover investigative stories focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic from a social, economic, humanitarian and equality perspective. Applications that focus on these issues, rather than medical and health problems, will be prioritised.
Who can apply?
If you fit the following description and align with our values, we invite you to apply to join the J4T initiative. Applicants are expected to meet the criteria listed below:
1. You work as a journalist reporting on the current COVID-19 crisis and are covering the issue from a social, economic, humanitarian or equality perspective, as it relates to corruption.
2. You are skilled in one or more of the following areas: digital/print Journalism, broadcast journalism, photojournalism, Digital Storytelling, social media, and video editing.
3. You are passionate about fighting corruption and social injustice and keen to learn more about Transparency International, the IACC Series and the issues we work on.
4. You are under 35 years old and fluent in English.
**Note that if selected, the IACC Series and TI reserve the right to publish your story on their websites and social media channels**
What we are looking for:
Type: Grant, Individual
Status: Accepting Bids
Deadline: 08 May 2020
Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Sectors: Media Development
Type of Services: Grant Management, Media and communication
Post Date: 21 Apr 2020
How To Apply:
Please submit your application (CV, reporting pitch, indicative budget, 1-2 work samples) to firstname.lastname@example.org