The IWMF is pleased to announce its first Reporting Fellowships of 2018 to Honduras and Guatemala. A group of six journalists will report on Governance and Civil Society from Guatemala City, Guatemala. Concurrently, six other journalists will cover Labor and Migration from San Pedro Sula, Honduras. These opportunities are part of the Adelante Reporting Initiative.
The IWMF arranges travel and in-country logistics for all Fellows within the scope of the Fellowship base location and trip dates.The IWMF also covers Fellowship-related costs within the framework of the reporting trip including travel, lodging, meals, and fixers/interpreters, unless a selected journalist’s news organization wishes to assume these costs.Visa costs will also be covered.Fellows living outside the U.S. are responsible for procuring all necessary visas, for which they will be reimbursed at the conclusion of the Fellowship.
Affiliated or freelance women journalists with three (3) or more years of professional experience working in news media. Internships do not count toward professional experience;Women journalists of all nationalities are welcome to apply;Non-native English speakers must have excellent written and verbal English skills in order to fully participate in and benefit from the program;Applicant must be able to show proof of interest from an editor or have a proven track record of publication in prominent media outlets.
DEADLINE: November 6 2017
To apply and for more information visit here