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1,2,3,4,5 PUNCH wins Science Media award again

Tunde Ajaja of Saturday PUNCH has emerged winner of the prize for Print-Science Journalist of the Year 2016 in the¬† National Academy of Science (NAS) media awards. Ajaja's emergence,¬†at the¬†Annual Appreciation Luncheon for Science Journalists and award ceremony held on Thursday, is the fifth consecutive win by The PUNCH staff in the last five years. Ajala won the award with his two-part story entitled, ‚ÄėOne ...

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Print, online & broadcast journalists called to apply for award worth 1,000,000

Print, online and broadcast journalists have been called to apply to compete for a prize and win a whooping sum of CFA 1, 000,000 The Norbert Zongo National Press Centre, is a media organization based in Burkina Faso and is currently accepting applications for the competition. The Norbert Zongo Prize for Journalism honors excellence in investigation and research on subjects related to the political, economi ...

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Adebayo, Punch Correspondent, bags Chevening Scholarship

Multiple award-winning Senior Correspondent of Punch Newspaper, Folashade Adebayo has been named one of the British Chevening Scholars for 2017/18. The award is a full-funded post-graduate study in the United Kingdom She will study International Relations and Law at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Reacting to selection for the scholarship, Folashade said “It is humbling. I celebrate Jehovah who has ...

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Journalists interested in feminism, social justice called to apply for BitchMedia Fellowship Award

Writers who are interested in feminism and social justice are called to apply for a remote, three-month fellowship as Bitch Media, a nonprofit feminist media organization, organizes the Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers. The program consists of intensive writing fellowships whose goal is to develop, support and amplify emerging, diverse voices in feminist, activist and pop-culture media. Possible subject ...

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N2m cash prize for NB Golden Pen Award

By Odeniyi Solomon Collation of entries for the  Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen annual media award for journalists is on  with the N2 million being the top prize. The four categories in the  award, the ninth in the series , which is aimed at promoting excellence amongst journalists are as follows : +NB Golden Pen Reporter of the year, +NB pen report of the year +NB golden photojournalist of the year While th ...

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Media Fellowship to support reporting of Nigeria’s oil, gas sector

Nigerian Manager of the National Resource Government Institute (NRGI), Sarah Muyonga, has shared the results of the Resource Governance Index with a select group of journalists, focusing on Nigeria-specific findings. This session was part of an orientation for Media for Oil Reform (MFOR) Fellows including  Punch Newspaper’s Femi Asu, Daily Trust's Daniel Adugbo and Premium Times’ Benjamin Ezeamalu. NRGI is ...

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Worldwide Fellowship for Democratic practitioners, scholars and journalists

Journalists worldwide who wish to know more about democracy can apply for the Reagan-Fascell Democracy fellowship. The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program, organized by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), aims to enable democratic practitioners, scholars and journalists to deepen their understanding of democracy and enhance their ability to promote democratic change. Winners of the Fellowship a ...

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2017 Award: Thomson Foundation launches search for best young journalist

Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world to submit their most compelling stories. Now leading into its fifth year, the Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s most proudly ambitious annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring emerging journalistic talent from across the globe. Previous win ...

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Call for entries: NB Golden Pen 2017 Awards

The call for entries for the 9th edition of Nigerian Breweries Plc Golden Pen Awards has been announced. According to the Nigerian Breweries’ Corporate Affairs Adviser, Mr Kufre Ekanem, the award was introduced to promote professionalism and objective reportage of events in Nigeria. Journalists from all media platforms with reports published and broadcast in 2016, focusing on agriculture, local sourcing and ...

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Apply: News Corp Media Fellowship For African Journalists

Are you an African journalist interested in sharpening your digital skills while working alongside your peers in London? Are you eager to share your experience with award-winning colleagues abroad? Then, you should apply to the News Corp Media Fellowship for a chance to learn how some of the most prestigious news outlets in the world operate. Working with ICFJ, News Corp will bring two journalists from any ...

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