Investigative journalism centre opens entry for female fellowship programme
The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) has invited female Nigerian professional journalists to apply for a Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship is a programme.
The statement from the organization emailed to Apex News said the programme is supported by Free Press Unlimited.
The application deadline is September 5 for the programme scheduled hold between Monday 1 and Saturday 6 October 2018.
According to the statement, the programme is to empower female journalists with the skills, finesse, support and tools to take bold steps that help position them for the highest leadership positions in their various media houses.
In addition, it hopes to mobilise a network of female journalists, which is oriented on leadership and creating a train-the-trainer team who better appreciate the importance of mainstreaming gender in news.
The exposure will entail a 3-day training, 3-month mentorship, two fair-shares and fellowship assignments.