Application Due Date: 26 May 2019


The Africa-China Reporting Job (the Job) at Wits Journalism and partners Khetha(WWF) and VukaNow(USAID) welcome reporters who report on wildlife poaching and trafficking from nations in Southern Africa (see particular nations listed below) to send applications to take part in the Wildlife Poaching & Trafficking Journalism Training Workshop that will occur in South Africa in July2019


The Workshop will concentrate on neighborhood engagement and carrying out impactful reporting, and will supply training on investigative reporting strategies, the trafficking supply chain to and need in Asia, and ingenious approaches for neighborhood and public engagement in understanding and battling wildlife poaching and trafficking.

Choice will be offered to candidates with propositions for examinations concentrating on neighborhood advancement and ingenious options relating to the poaching of rhinos and elephants and the prohibited trade of these types. Exceptions can be produced examinations on lions and pangolins, depending upon the nature of the story.


The Workshop will occur throughout the very first or 2nd week of July 2019 in Johannesburg and at the Southern African Wildlife College near Mbombela, Mpumalanga province. Applications are open to reporters from South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Angola and Malawi.

Applications will be thought about from reporters with different levels of experience and from various geographical landscapes e.g. person reporters from rural neighborhoods and urban-based reporters, and so on

The Workshop will consist of a networking mixed drink occasion with paper.
editors and media specialists in Johannesburg, and perhaps engagement.
with neighborhoods surrounding the Kruger National forest along with personnel.
and authorities included with preservation and anti-poaching efforts.

After the Workshop chosen getting involved reporters will be offered with a reporting grant to carry out the examination they provided at the Workshop; chosen reporters will likewise be welcomed to provide their examinations at the Africa-China Reporters Online Forum that will occur at the African Investigative Journalism Conference at Wits University in October2019


How to use

Please resolve your e-mail to [email protected] with the heading APPLICATION: POACHING & TRAFFICKING WORKSHOP; consist of the following products (as accessories in MS Word or PDF formats) by no behind 26 May 2019:

  • Candidate CV, and list of previous journalism reporting, consist of.
    if readily available any previous reporting on wildlife poaching and.
  • Proposition for wildlife poaching and trafficking story.
    to be examined in the nations pointed out above, with a clear.
    proposed heading at the start, a quick description of the short article.
    principle and goals, and a quick report of WHAT will be examined.
    and HOW, consisting of a sign of the significance to neighborhood.
    engagement/impact/solutions to wildlife poaching and trafficking associated.
    to rhinos and elephants in the nations pointed out above
  • The proposition need to likewise consist of:
    • Sign of where the examination will be released
    • A.
      comprehensive spending plan for the examination to be carried out after the.
      Workshop with particular line products amounting to no greater than US$ 1,500
    • .

For any more concerns please get in touch with the Job group at [email protected]

To Find Out More:

See the Authorities Web Page of the Wildlife Poaching & Trafficking Journalism Training Workshop 2019

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