Call for application: GPU/UTG/OSIWA training on investigative journalism, court reporting

The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has approved a project grant of
US$60,000 to the Gambia Press Union and the University of The Gambia School of
Journalism and Digital Media.
The one year project entitled ‘Investigative journalism for democratic governance and
inclusive development’ seeks to encourage specialisation in the field investigative journalism
and court reporting in The Gambia.
Through this project, the UTG School of Journalism and that of GPU will jointly train 25
journalists on investigative journalism and another 25 on court reporting. The aim is to
produce well-trained and well-mentored investigative journalists and court reporters.
A special curriculum has been developed by the UTG and the GPU School for the training
with the methodology ensuring a good balance between theory and practice.
How to apply:
Interested journalists wishing to train can send in at least two work samples together with
their CVs and motivation letters stating why they wish to be trained in their chosen track –
investigative journalism or court reporting.
Deadline for receipt of submissions is 10 June 2018. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted
for interview.
Email applications can be sent to pressuniongambia@gmail.com and copy to
lmnjahateh@gmail.com.
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For info, contact:
GPU
Tel: 4498215
Mob: 7189376 / 3730077

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