WSCIJ Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship 2019

WSCIJ Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship 2019

Deadline: June 4, 2019

Applications are invited for the WSCIJ Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship 2019. The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) invites female Nigerian professional journalists 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.

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.


  • 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.


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For more information, visit WSCIJ Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship.