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The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling 2019 and How to Participate
Apply now for participation at The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling for Africa journalist. Continue reading to see more details below;
Are you good in Journalist? If yes then this information is for you. The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling, a collaboration between the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), ONE, and the Elliott family, honors an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who strives to strengthen people’s voices and improve their well-being.
The Award was established in honor of Michael Elliott, an outstanding editor, philanthropist and former ICFJ director, whose life was a testament to the power of storytelling to bear witness to and improve the human condition. Elliott served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek and Time before becoming CEO of ONE. In 2016, he had spoken of his dream to establish an award that would bring together his belief in great journalism with his commitment to progress in Africa.
This prestigious annual award honors an emerging journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting. In a special study tour organized by ICFJ, the winner spends time in U.S. newsrooms to learn new skills and share knowledge. Starting in 2019, the winner will also complete a two-week internship at the headquarters of The Economist in London. To take full advantage of the tour, applicants must speak English, even if they work in another language. The winner also receives a US$5,000 cash prize to pursue an in-depth reporting project.
Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling Eligibility.
- The contest is open to English-speaking journalists working in Africa for print, broadcast and online news media. Applicants must have no more than 10 years of journalism experience.
- Applicants must submit one published story that reflects top-notch storytelling about an important issue. The submission can be a feature story; an in-depth, investigative or explanatory piece; or a multimedia report or documentary.
- A copy of the published story or broadcast clip must be submitted in English. Works in other languages must include English translations.
A distinguished international jury selects the winner.
How to Enter Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling.
Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:
Apply Before: 2nd December, 2018.
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