Due Date: April 14, 2019

The Africa-China Reporting Task at Wits Journalism and partner China Home are welcoming reporters to send propositions for 2 chances: Africa-China audio/visual reporting grants or investigative reporting grants

Through this require both audio/visual and investigative reporting grants the Task looks for to promote vibrant storytelling and reporting of Africa-China examinations concentrating on particular problems that remain in the general public interest and have an importance to China’s and Chinese interests’ functions, activities and effect in Africa.

The Task motivates reporters to send propositions that intend to expose fresh and nuanced examinations with brand-new findings about complicated Africa-China relations, and if possible that includes other partners and organizations who can team up on and broaden the examinations (the Task can possibly help candidates to form collaborations with examining partners in Asia and in other places). Of value is for candidates to present fresh and essential concepts and a possible strategy to bring them out.



The Task is looking for applications from reporters for 2 various kinds of reporting grants:

  • Audio/visual reporting grants: For audio or video reporting tasks by reporters developed at media homes and ideally with the required devices easily offered, as the grant will likely not suffice to cover hiring of devices and complete production expenses
  • Investigative reporting grants: For print and/or online examinations by reporters operating at media homes along with freelance reporters. Choice will be offered to candidates able to consist of recognized publishing platforms and the participation of examining or other partners in their propositions


Please resolve an e-mail with the heading APPLICATION: AUDIO-VISUAL REPORTING GRANT or APPLICATION: INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING GRANT and including the following products (in accessories in MS Word or PDF formats) to [email protected] by no behind 14 April:

  • Candidate CV, and list of previous Africa-China reporting and/or previous investigative or audio/visual journalism reporting
  • Proposition for story to be examined, with a clear proposed heading at the start and a quick report of WHAT will be examined and HOW, consisting of a comprehensive method for how and where the examination will be carried out
  • Audio/visual reporting propositions ought to consist of a draft production storyboard to support the method
  • A sign of where the examination will be released or aired, and which partners if any will be utilized or needed and how this will broaden the examination
  • A comprehensive spending plan with particular line products amounting to as much as US$ 3,000

For more details, go to Africa-China Reporting Task

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