ICFJ Knight Fellowship, Latin America
The International Center for Journalists seeks outstanding applicants with a background in digital journalism for a one-year ICFJ Knight Fellowship in Central America, Mexico and/or Colombia. The goal: to strengthen investigative reporting through the adoption of new digital technologies, increase the ability of news organizations to produce high-impact in-depth news reports and create a cadre of investigative reporters with strong regional and international connections.
In this role, the Fellow will:
- Build the capacity for media outlets and journalists in Central America (especially Nicaragua), Mexico and/or Colombia to improve their digital investigative journalism skills and focus on corruption, transparency and governance issues.
- Strengthen a network between international, national and local media from around the region by connecting them with the ConnectasHub network.
- Recruit and oversee experts who conduct the workshops and provide follow-up coaching to participants and partners. These experts, mainly from Latin America, will contribute different skill sets, including investigative reporting, data journalism, digital visualization, and web development as well as entrepreneurial journalism.
- Oversee an innovation fund that supports native digital news organizations and traditional media adopting new technologies to improve their reporting and engage audiences.
How to Apply
If you are interested in being a candidate, please apply on the official website and select the Latin America role on page one of the form. You can direct any questions to: Sara Olstad at email@example.com.
For more information on the ICFJ Knight Fellowships, including financial benefits and expenses covered by the fellowship, see FAQs on the official website. We also strongly encourage candidates to view the current projects and Fellows to better understand the work of our Knight Fellows.
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