Journalism Workshop in Cape Town, South Africa 2020

Journalism Workshop in Cape Town
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Thomson Reuters Foundation in collaboration with the Institute for Advancement of Journalists is now accepting applications for a Fully Funded Journalism workshop in Cape Town Africa. This is an opportunity for journalists who are based anywhere in Africa and are interested in knowing how their country is losing money due to illicit means.

Selected applicants will be taken to attend a 5-day workshop and a three-day long conference related to the topic of illicit flow of finances in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Brief Description:

  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Program: Journalism workshop
  • Funding type: fully funded
  • Organization: Wealth of nations- Illicit Finance (NORAD) by Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • Theme: Reporting on Illicit Finance in Africa
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Dates: 03 February – 7th February 2020
  • Deadline: 26th November 2019

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be journalists who are based in Africa and are working with African media organizations.
  • Applicants must be fluent in the English Language.
  • Must have at least 2 years of professional experience.
  • Freelancers and staff journalists both can apply. However, in case you are a journalist working for a news organization, you will need the permission of your editor to apply to the program.
  • Applicants must be willing to spend a lot of time working on stories related to illicit finance.
  • Applicants who have previously attended a Wealth of Nations program or received TRF training in the last year can NOT apply.

Fully Funded Program Covers:

  • Economy class airfare.
  • Accommodation.
  • Meals.
  • Local transport.
  • Some of the selected applicants will be selected for the mentoring scheme and provided a grant of up to $500 to cover a story.

Program Activities:

  • A 5-day workshop on the theme of illicit financing, techniques of investigations, accounts and reporting on companies.
  • A 3-day conference (during the workshop days) on financial flows of illicit money.
  • Participants will have to give one or more story ideas that they want to work on and experienced journalists will help the participants in pursuing their stories.

Application Process:

Applicants must fill the online form and also submit 2 work samples and a letter from your editor that consents to publishing the story you will produce through this program.


26 November 2020, is the last date to apply for Journalism Workshop in Cape Town.

How to Apply:

There is an online application form and Link is given below:

Application Link

Official Link: Click Here

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Last Updated: 20 Nov 2019