Application Due Date: 21 June2019

Thomson Reuters Structure in collaboration with the Institute for the Improvement of Journalism is searching for reporters based throughout Africa who are encouraged to comprehend how their nation might be losing loan by means of illegal ways.

Wealth of Nations is a long-lasting engagement, and reporters who participate should dedicate to all aspects of the plan, signing a contract to this result. These aspects consist of:

  • The production of stories or examinations on illegal monetary circulations
  • A mentoring assistance plan that will assist produce these stories
  • Extensive training on reporting illegal financing.
    • The very first.
      workshop will happen from Monday, 26 August– Friday, 30 August2019
      at the Institute for the Improvement of Journalism in Johannesburg
    • Picked individuals will be welcomed to a follow-up workshop in mid-October 2019

Reporters will not be thought about to.
have actually finished the plan up until they have actually finished all the aspects,.
that include producing a minimum of one story or examination on illegal.
monetary circulations and will not get their certificates up until this.


  • If chosen, you.
    will participate in one extensive workshops (5 days) covering illegal.
    financing, reporting on business, accounts and spending plans, and investigative.
    methods. The workshops will happen in Johannesburg.
  • You.
    will propose several story concepts that you want to deal with within.
    the plan– we will offer skilled reporters to assist you pursue.
    your stories right as much as publication/broadcast.
  • Picked.
    individuals will get modest financing to assist them understand their.
    stories or examinations; those who are moneyed might have even more.
    chances for training.
  • You will have unique access to competence through our network of illegal financing professionals.
  • You.
    will likewise have access to story concepts and editorial suggestions and will be.
    welcomed to share your own competence with individuals from other.


We are searching for:.

  • Reporters with a minimum of 2 years of expert experience.
  • It.
    is a benefit if you recognize with investigative journalism,.
    reporting on financial resources and/or handling numbers more normally, however if.
    you have a strong inspiration to learn more about and comprehend these concerns.
    then we will consider your application.
  • You should have the ability to invest substantial time dealing with illegal financing stories or examinations.
  • Both.
    freelancers and personnel reporters might use. Reporters working for a.
    news organisation will require authorization from their editor to participate.
    Freelancers need to offer proof that a person or more media organisations.
    will want to take their work.
  • Reporters operating in any medium or several media are welcome to use (print, online, radio or tv).
  • Reporters need to be based in Africa and working for several African media organisations.
  • Reporters using should have proficient English.


Effective candidates.
will get a complete bursary that will cover flight expenditures (economy.
class), lodging, regional transfers and meals. Please keep in mind that you.
require to inspect visa requirements and guarantee you have the required.
documents needed. The expense of your visa and any other associated.
expenses will be the duty of the individual.


  • 2 work samples.
  • A.
    letter from your editor granting your involvement and verifying.
    that they will release any story produced through the program. The letter from your editor requires to be signed and on main letterhead paper.

Please have these all set prior to you start the type.

For More Details:

See the Authorities Web Page of the Thomson Reuters Structure 2019/2020 Reporting on Illicit Financing in Africa workshop


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