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Climate Tracker Caribbean Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship 2024 for Caribbean Journalists.

Application Deadline:  22nd April, 2024.

Applications are now open for the third cycle of the Caribbean Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship, which will run from May to September 2024, 

This Fellowship aims to empower and support dedicated climate journalists across the Caribbean region to effectively report on climate justice issues. 🌴 Having previously run two cycles, we have made some upgrades that we’re sure you will enjoy! 

Climate Tracker is taking it a step further, equipping you with the tools and skills needed to create impactful stories that advocate for equitable climate solutions and promote sustainable environmental practices. 🌱

This Fellowship is a collaboration between Climate Tracker and the Open Society Foundations, two organisations deeply committed to promoting climate justice and environmental sustainability. Together, we are offering a unique opportunity for Caribbean journalists to hone their skills, tell important stories, and make a real impact in their communities.

Requirements

  • A Caribbean journalist interested in covering climate justice 
  • A Caribbean journalist with some experience in covering environmental issues but looking for guidance and training in reporting on climate justice
  • A Caribbean journalist with experience in reporting but not necessarily on climate and environment and looking to learn and build your portfolio in this area  
  • A Caribbean journalism, media, or communications student with at least 1 year of experience reporting or some publishing is already done in the past year, looking for the chance to increase your knowledge and publishing profile
  • Able to commit to attendance of our fortnightly group training sessions and weekly check-in calls with your assigned mentor

Benefits

  • Focused Storytelling: Each fellow will be supported to produce a total of 5 stories over 5 months
  • New Media Innovation: You’ll receive the opportunity to embrace the power of new media to produce climate justice stories.
  • Comprehensive Training: Our group training sessions cover essential topics such as climate justice fundamentals, impactful reporting techniques, data journalism, investigative journalism, and the intersection of climate justice with gender equality and Indigenous rights.
  • Monthly Stipend: You’ll receive a monthly stipend of USD $200 during this Fellowship, every time you publish a story with us.
  • Engagement Opportunities: As a fellow, you’ll have the chance to engage with your audience through podcast episodes, Instagram Lives, and newsletter contributions, amplifying your impact and reaching wider audiences.

More Info: Climate Tracker Caribbean Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship

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