Wits Journalism Africa-China Journalism Project Virtual Journalism Workshop on Chinese Overseas Lending 2021 – Apply
The Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP) and the China Africa Research Initiative(SAIS-CARI) based at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC invite African and Chinese journalists and editors to apply for a Virtual Journalism Workshop on China’s Overseas Lending using the case of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project in Kenya.
Application Deadline: 4th June 2021
About the Award: As a journalist and editor your work has to make a real-life impact, but this can be very challenging with complex and controversial issues related to Africa-China. How do you ensure your work is impactful and incisive yet understandable to the general public?
The workshop will provide practical guidance to journalists and editors who seek a deeper understanding of Chinese lending in order to produce more accurate and insightful journalism.
Eligibility: African and Chinese journalists and editors
To be Taken at (Country): Online
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: The workshop will provide practical guidance to journalists and editors who seek a deeper understanding of Chinese lending in order to produce more accurate and insightful journalism.
Duration of Award: This virtual workshop will be held on Zoom on Monday 14 June 2021 from 2 pm to 4 pm CAT.
How to Apply: Please address an email with the heading APPLICATION: CHINESE OVERSEAS LENDING WORKSHOP 2021 and containing the following items (in attachments in MS Word or PDF formats) to [email protected] by no later than 4 June 2021:
- Applicant CV including list of previous Africa-China reporting (if any), and stating clearly the applicant name and current affiliation
- Cover letter explaining:
- What previous work you have produced and/or supervised on China’s overseas lending and related topics
- Your interest in Chinese overseas lending and how it affects your work, and/or what aspects you plan to investigate in future and how
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
For any questions please contact [email protected].
- It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.