BBC seeks entries for Komla Dumor Award

THE British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is calling on journalists fluent in English, living and working in Africa to apply for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.

This opportunity is open to African journalists who combine strong journalism skills, on air flair and an exceptional talent in telling African stories.



    The winner of the award will receive a once-in-a-lifetime training and development opportunity with the BBC in London, starting in early September 2024  and running for three months.  

    Also, the winner will get to work with teams from across BBC News and produce an African story for the BBC which will be shared across the continent and the world.  They will be supported by a high-level BBC mentor and attend courses run by the BBC’s world-class training department, the BBC Academy. 

    The BBC will pay for the winner’s flights to and from the UK, visa, accommodation in London during their placement as well as receive a £7000 allowance during the three months in London.

    Deadline for application is March 15, interested journalists can apply here.

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