Our Mission:

We empower journalists to deliver trustworthy news essential for vibrant societies.

ICFJ works at the nexus of journalism and technology, building the expertise and storytelling skills of reporters worldwide. Through our work, journalists are enhancing news coverage and connecting more deeply with their audiences. As a result, we are increasing the flows of reliable, trustworthy news - a cornerstone of healthy democracies. We believe that better journalism leads to better lives.

Centro Internacional de Periodistas (ICFJ), en alianza con el Centro Latinoamericano de Periodismo (CELAP), se complace en anunciar una convocatoria de becas para reportajes de investigación y a profundidad. Las subvenciones son parte del Laboratorio de Investigación de Panamá (ILAB-Panamá), un programa más amplio que ICFJ y CELAP están implementando en Panamá. Las subvenciones para estas publicaciones son posibles gracias a la financiación de la Embajada de los Estados Unidos en la Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá.

Las subvenciones están diseñadas para respaldar informes de investigaciones en profundidad e, idealmente, cubrir temas relacionados con la gobernanza, la lucha contra la corrupción, la rendición de cuentas, la transparencia y el estado de derecho.

Esta convocatoria está abierta a periodistas, medios, freelancers y miembros de la sociedad civil que trabajen en los temas antes mencionados. Las solicitudes pueden ser presentadas por individuos, un grupo o medios de comunicación. Las organizaciones de noticias independientes también son elegibles para postularse.

Además de $3200 de apoyo financiero, cada uno de los cuatro beneficiarios recibirá entrenamiento y tutoría permanente hasta finalizar con la investigación. 

 Envíe su solicitud antes del martes, 31 de mayo (11:59 PM EST)

Si tienes preguntas, envíe un correo electrónico a Taylor Dibbert a tdibbert@icfj.org y Alexandra Susano a asusano@icfj.org

The Roles and Responsibilities of Media in a Democracy Program is a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by ICFJ. This program is a training program for media professionals (journalists, technologists, and media entrepreneurs) from Ethiopia to harness the power of digital tools and create viable content that provide news and information that contributes to a culture of peace and democracy. We welcome applications from those working in secular and religious media, fact-checking and countering mis/dis-information, public and private media, journalism associations, as well as newer graduates, interested PR, communications, or information officers, or those who are not currently in media but are interested in breaking into journalism. We encourage women and those from historically marginalized communities to apply.

Through the program, media professionals from around Ethiopia have the opportunity to train with industry professionals, develop new strategies, and improve their skills in areas such as investigative journalism and mobile journalism, as well as non-technical areas of knowledge such as how to build a sustainable business model and promote a culture of ethics and integrity. 

Program participants will have the chance to be among 50 people selected for an in-person training event in Addis Ababa. Among those 50, a further 25 will be selected to receive reporting grants. 

For more information about the program, visit our website.

Application is open until May 23rd, 2022 for trainings beginning in June 2022.

Applicant information will be kept confidential. For questions, please email Samiullah Mahdi at smahdi@icfj.org or Noah Black at nblack@icfj.org.

በዲሞክራሲ ፕሮግራም ውስጥ የመገናኛ ብዙሃን ሚናዎች እና ኃላፊነቶች በዩኤስ የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስቴር የሚደገፍ እና በዩኤስ መንግስት በተሰጠው የገንዘብ ድጋፍ እና በአለም አቀፍ የጋዜጠኞች ማእከል የሚተዳደር ፕሮግራም ነው።. ይህ ፕሮግራም ከኢትዮጵያ ለሚመጡ የሚዲያ ባለሙያዎች የዲጂታል መሳሪያዎችን ሃይል ለመጠቀም እና ለሰላምና ዲሞክራሲ ባህል የሚያበረክቱ ዜናዎችን እና መረጃዎችን አዋጭ የሆኑ ይዘቶችን ለመፍጠር የሚያስችል የስልጠና ፕሮግራም ነው። በዓለማዊ እና ሃይማኖታዊ ሚዲያ ላይ የሚሰሩ፣ የተሳሳቱ መረጃዎችን የሚፈትሹ እና የሚቃወሙ፣ የመንግስት እና የግል ሚዲያዎች፣ የጋዜጠኝነት ማህበራት፣ እንዲሁም አዲስ ተመራቂዎች፣ ፍላጎት ያላቸው PR፣ ኮሙኒኬሽን ወይም የመረጃ ኦፊሰሮች ወይም በአሁኑ ጊዜ በመገናኛ ብዙሃን ውስጥ የሌሉ ማመልከቻዎችን በደስታ እንቀበላለን። ግን ወደ ጋዜጠኝነት ለመግባት ፍላጎት አላቸው። ሴቶች እና በታሪክ የተገለሉ ማህበረሰቦች እንዲያመለክቱ እናበረታታለን።

በፕሮግራሙ ከኢትዮጵያ ዙሪያ የተውጣጡ የሚዲያ ባለሙያዎች ከኢንዱስትሪ ባለሙያዎች ጋር የማሰልጠን፣ አዳዲስ ስልቶችን የማዘጋጀት እና ክህሎቶቻቸውን በምርመራ ጋዜጠኝነት እና በሞባይል ጋዜጠኝነት እንዲሁም ቴክኒካል ባልሆኑ የእውቀት ዘርፎች እንዴት መገንባት እንደሚችሉ እድል አግኝተዋል። ቀጣይነት ያለው የንግድ ሞዴል እና የስነምግባር እና የታማኝነት ባህልን ያሳድጋል.
የፕሮግራሙ ተሳታፊዎች በአዲስ አበባ በአካል ለመገኘት የስልጠና ዝግጅት ከተመረጡት 50 ሰዎች መካከል የመሆን እድል ይኖራቸዋል። ከ 50 ቱ መካከል, ተጨማሪ 25 የሪፖርት ማቅረቢያ ድጎማዎችን ለመቀበል ይመረጣል.

ስለ ፕሮግራሙ ተጨማሪ መረጃ ለማግኘት ድህረ ገጻችንን ይጎብኙ።

ማመልከቻ ከሰኔ 2022 ጀምሮ ለስልጠናዎች እስከ ሜይ 27፣ 2022 ክፍት ነው።

የአመልካች መረጃ በሚስጥር ይጠበቃል። ለጥያቄዎች፣ እባኮትን በ smahdi@icfj.org ወይም ኖህ ብላክ በ nblack@icfj.org ላይ ለሳሚዩላህ ማህዲ ኢሜል ያድርጉ።

Please complete this form by Wednesday, June 30. If you have any questions, please contact Taylor Dibbert (tdibbert@icfj.org) or Cory Sagerstrom (csagerstrom@icfj.org).

Please complete this form by Friday, April 30. If you have any questions, please contact Taylor Dibbert (tdibbert@icfj.org) or Cory Sagerstrom (csagerstrom@icfj.org).

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