Media Challenge Fellowship

the media challenge fellowship program

Is an aggressive multimedia journalism training program awarded to the best 25 students from the Inter-University Media Challenge, a practical reporting competition in 12 universities in Uganda

Fellowship program pillars

One Woman/Man Army

The concept of building a “one woman/man – army journalist”: a journalist with multifaceted skills and knowledge;

Journalism for Social Change

Development journalism and journalism for social change: reporting on specific topics and in such a way that advances positive and equitable development within society

Solutions Journalism

Solutions journalism: reporting on solutions shown to be effective at addressing societal problems

Journalist Leaders

Journalist/Leader: nurturing fellows not only as skilled journalists but also as leaders in their communities and field of choice.

Telling the African Story Changing the Narrative

Telling the African stories: To challenge the one-sided negative portrayal of the African continent by media, we are building a critical generation of young journalists with skills to report about the continent

Fellowship theory of change

Fellowship Theory of Change

Through practical reporting assignments in a newsroom setting, industry experts train our fellows in online, radio and television journalism, photography, data and investigative journalism. Fellows also gain experience in various beats: political, economy, health, environment and climate change, and security reporting. The program further includes career guidance sessions, visits to media houses and training in entrepreneurship and leadership skills

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Media Challenge Fellows 2018

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