Call for Application: 2021 Report Women Female Reporters’ Leadership Programme
By WSCIJ WSCIJ on May 5, 2021
The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) together with the society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) opens application submission for its 2021 Report Women! Female Reporters Leadership Programme (FRLP) Fellowship. This year, the fellowship will specialise in Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) and Criminal Justice. the selection of our focus area is to extend the standard and quantum of stories on girls and ladies issues by creating a robust community of female reporters with leadership prowess who can put conversations on various sorts of violence against girl and ladies and criminal justice on the precedence . the general objective of the FRLP Fellowship is to equip female reporters with leadership skills and position them to require opportunities to steer , provide capacity development for advanced nuanced reporting and make a vibrant cohort of female practitioners who can mainstream girls and ladies in news reporting. Professional fulltime or freelance female reporters in Nigeria, with a minimum of three years’ experience are eligible to use .
Application closes on Friday 28 May 2021 by 11.00pm West Africa Time (WAT)
Female journalists with passion for leadership, ethics and social justice
Proven record of accomplishments in journalism
An interest in reporting violence against girls and ladies and criminal justice
Demonstrated ability to influence change
Willingness to find out (from faculty, peers and mentors) and share knowledge
Energetic, positive attitude with strong social skills
A commitment to use leadership skills and training to profit self, organisation and society.
The 2021 FRLP fellowship
The 2021 FRLP fellowship exposure will entail the following:
Four-day immersion training on leadership, SGBV, criminal justice and other girls and ladies issues
Implementation of leadership and story projects on SGBV and criminal justice
Fellowship award and induction into the foremost supportive group of female reporters within the world.
About the Report Women Female Reporters’ Leadership Programme (FRLP)
The Report Women! Female Reporters’ Leadership Programme is an initiative of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) that started in 2014. The Report Women programme seeks to intentionally increase the standard and quantity of reports about girls and ladies within the news room. the feminine Reporters Leadership Programme a part of the initiative commenced in 2017 thanks to the trend of absence of female persons within the leadership of newsrooms and therefore the got to raise conversations and influence a change within the reality. The fellowship was therefore introduced to equip female journalists with the talents , finesse, support and tools to require bold steps which will help position them for the very best leadership positions in their various media houses as we engage on other fronts for the change we seek. The programme mobilises a network of female journalists who are oriented for leadership and a train-the-trainer approach to raised appreciate mainstreaming gender issues in news reporting.
WSCIJ strongly encourages female journalists who live outside major cities and people living with disabilities to use .
Please note that only shortlisted applicants are going to be contacted.
More Detail And Application HERE