Deadline: September 5, 2018

Applications are invited for the WSCIJ Female Journalists Leadership Fellowship 2018. The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is calling female Nigerian professional journalists to apply for this fellowship programme.

The Female Reporters’ Leadership Fellowship is a programme supported by Free Press Unlimited to empower female journalists with the skills, finesse, support and tools to take bold steps that help position them for the highest leadership positions in their various media houses.

In addition to the overall objectives, the programme will also, mobilise a network of female journalists, which is oriented on leadership and creating a train-the-trainer team who better appreciate the importance of mainstreaming gender in news. The exposure will entail a three-day training, three-month mentorship, two fair-shares and fellowship assignments.


  • Open to female Nigerian professional journalists;
  • Applicants should have a passion for ethical journalism, be committed to excellent professional media practice, possess great ideas to lead dynamic improvements on the practice and have at least three years experience in the newsroom;
  • Applicants without relevant works but with demonstrated commitment and promise may be considered;
  • Applicants living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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For more information, visit WSCIJ Fellowship.

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