WSCIJ 2019 Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship

Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is now accepting applications from  female Nigerian professional journalists (fulltime or freelancer) for its 2019 Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship. The deadline for submission of applications for the WSCIJ Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship is 4th June, 2019.

WSCIJ Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship



The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) invites applications from female Nigerian professional journalists (fulltime or freelancer) who have a passion for ethical journalism, are committed to excellent professional media practice, possess great ideas to lead dynamic improvements on the practice, and have at least three years’ experience in the newsroom, for the 2019 Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship.

The Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship is a programme designed to equip female journalists with the skills, finesse, support and tools to take bold steps that will help position them for the highest leadership positions in their various media houses. In addition to the overall objectives, the programme also mobilises a network of female journalists, who are oriented for leadership. In addition, it creates a train-the-trainer team who better appreciate the importance of mainstreaming gender in news. The exposure will entail a four-day training, three-month mentorship, two share-fairs and fellowship assignments.

WSCIJ Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship Eligibility.

  • Open to female Nigerian professional journalists (fulltime or freelancer);
  • Applicants should have have at least three years’ experience in the newsroom;
  • Applicants must demonstrate commitment and promise to be considered;
  • Applicants living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply for WSCIJ Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

Apply Here


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