IWMF Reporting Trips to Colombia and El Salvador: Supporting Women Journalists

Deadline: 15 May 2016

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced Reporting Trips to El Salvador and Colombia. A group of six journalists from anywhere in the world will report on conservation and sustainable development in Colombia. The trip will be based in Riohacha, Department of La Guajira. Concurrently, another group of six journalists will cover Women, Health, and Development in the IWMF’s first-ever reporting trip to El Salvador. This trip will be based in San Salvador.

Both trips will take place August 13-25, 2016. All Fellows will begin their trip in Bogotá, Colombia, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation about Latin America and Adelante focus countries from August 14-16.

Benefits

  • The IWMF arranges travel and in-country logistics for all Fellows.
  • 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.

Note: Fellows living outside the U.S. are responsible for procuring all necessary visas.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be affiliated or freelance women journalists with at least 3 years of professional experience in journalism working in print, broadcast, or digital media.
  • All nationalities are welcome to apply.
  • Applicants with Spanish and English language proficiency are strongly preferred and must have excellent written and verbal skills in order to fully participate in and benefit from the program.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate support from an editor or have a proven track record of publication in prominent media outlets.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted through an online process.

For more information, please visit IWMF Reporting Trips 2016.

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