Thomson Reuters Foundation: Apply for Workshop on Reporting Provocative Stories Safely

Deadline: 26 March 2017

The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications for a 6 day intensive workshop in Islamabad in May 2017, covering relevant journalism skills, safety, and support with developing specific stories.

This project is not only for journalists covering conflict. Every country, no matter where in the world, has issues that people either avoid altogether or discuss in a one-sided manner. We want to help journalists in Pakistan consider how to cover these stories in a way that is both informed and engaging, and that respects the views of all who are involved.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Journalists working for domestic media anywhere in Pakistan are eligible
  • Journalists working in any medium may apply – print, radio, TV, online
  • Journalists must be fluent in Urdu and have conversational or fluent English
  • Journalists must have a minimum of one year’s experience. They should either be working full-time for a media organisation, or a freelancer whose main work is journalism

How to Apply

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • 2 work samples (maximum file size 5 MB) – in English if possible. If they are not in English, please provide a 250-word English summary of each piece.
  • A letter from your editor/Bureau Chief consenting to your participation in the programme and committing to publish/broadcast resulting stories

All application documents must be submitted via email.

Eligible Country: Pakistan

For more information, please visit Reporting Provocative Stories Safely.

Latest Funds for NGOs

Australian Government: Smart Farming Partnerships Grant Opportunity

Earth Journalism Network: Seeking Applications for West African Fisheries Reporting Grants

Applications Open for Connecting Voice(s): Mali & Niger Linking & Learning Facilitation!

Stop TB Partnership: Call for Proposals for TB REACH Wave 6

USDA/RUS: Seeking Applications for Assistance to High Energy Cost Communities

IDRC-CRUK Call for Concept Notes: Economics of Tobacco Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Applications Open for Muslim Leaders Development Fund!

U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

EPA Grant Program: Providing Training and Technical Assistance for Small Public Water Systems

RYCO Call for Proposals: Promoting Reconciliation in the Region of the Western Balkans

Apply for Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program in Lebanon!

Sharjah Art Foundation: Seeking Applications for Production Grants

USAID/DRC: Seeking Applications for Integrated Youth Development Activity

USDA/FS: Seeking Applications for 2018 Wood Innovations Funding Opportunity

USAID/Afghanistan: ADALAT Legal Outreach and Awareness Grants Program

Call for Applications: EaP PLUS Cluster Grant Scheme for Georgia

Europe Foundation: Small Grant Competition to Promote Participatory Civic Monitoring and Advocacy

CSP – A Professional Development Program for those working to improve their communities

Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund: Inviting Applicants for Irrigation Window Program

PEI Call for Applications: Regulatory Capacity Strengthening in Africa Program

USAID: Innovations in Feed the Future Monitoring and Evaluation Program

ACTAE /CANSEA Call for Proposals: Competitive Grant Scheme to Strengthen the Conservation Agriculture Network

The Arca Foundation: Supporting Educational and Charitable Activities in United States

International Press Institute: Seeking Applications for Journalism Micro-grants in Turkey