Reporting Grant 2022 +++ CLOSED+++
Do you have a story that needs to be told? You’ve come to the right place. zenith magazine is announcing in partnership with Candid Foundation a third iteration of our stipend program, again supported by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. We are calling for stories to be pitched that demonstrate a clear connection to the ever accelerating climate change and its effects on public health in the region. There are no limitations regarding the subject of your story, but your pitch will be evaluated with the following criteria in mind:
- The topic is urgent, underreported and of importance to a wider audience
- Our jury must be satisfied that candidates can deliver their story
- The ethics of good journalism must not be violated
- The report emphasizes solutions and / or highlight constructive approaches to the problems at hand
As this program aims to help develop the grantees portfolio suitable for international markets, all candidates must have a strong command of English as the main outputs are expected to be in English. Eligible are journalists from the following countries:
Algeria | Egypt | Iraq | Jordan | Lebanon | Libya | Palestinian Territories | Sudan | Syria | Tunisia
The 2022 iteration of the Candid Journalism Grant is designed as a cross-border tandem program. We will award 4 stipends in total, each is given to a team of two journalists from neighboring countries. At least one team member must reside in either Iraq, Tunisia, Lebanon or Sudan. Each stipend is worth 4,000 EUR to be shared equally between the tandem partners.
We are looking for a candidates with several years of professional experience, a track record in investigative journalism and a proven history of well-researched publications. Both freelancers and colleagues on fixed contracts are invited to apply. Applicants have to be at least 18 years old and we strongly encourage female journalists to submit an application.
The application phase ran from 14 March until 29 May 2022. Within a reasonable timeframe, our jury will decide which candidate will be awarded a stipend.
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