Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Uncovering Security Programme for Journalists


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  • Deadline: 12 July 2016

    Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants from developing countries for its new programme entitled “Uncovering Security: Emerging Threats” in order to support journalists to uncover emerging threats in specific communities, countries or regions worldwide, and bring these stories to a wide audience.

    Story Topics

    • Climate Change
    • Genocide and atrocity crimes
    • Global peacekeeping
    • Nuclear materials
    • Migration

    Benefits

    • A three-day residential story lab (19 October – 22 October 2016) taking place near London that will bring together journalists, security researchers, and experts to share insight on emerging security situations and explore or refine story ideas (costs of participation are covered by the programme)
    • The opportunity to apply for small grants to cover the cost of reporting stories
    • Access to experienced journalists who have covered security stories all over the world, who can provide advice and editorial guidance
    • Support with pitching stories to international publication platforms if needed

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Journalists working for media outlets in the developing world, or the USA, Canada or Germany
    • At least three years’ experience in journalism
    • Experience covering security situations would be an advantage
    • Journalists working in any medium, or multiple media
    • Must be fluent in English

    How to Apply

    Applicants must fill the application form via given website.

    Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial, Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe, USA, Canada or Germany.

    For more information, please visit Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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