CatchLight offers fellowship for visual storytellers

CatchLight, in partnership with, is inviting applications for its CatchLight Global Fellowship.

The program serves as an incubator, a place for innovative leaders to receive financial support, unlock individual potential and grow and leverage partnerships.

The fellowship cultivates a vibrant community with benefits that include collaboration, personal development and networking.

CatchLight seeks candidates who think through the long-term impact of current social issues and embrace the 12-month fellowship as an opportunity to lead the field in creative and innovative ways.


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Visual storytellers around the world can apply for a fellowship that offers a US$30,000 award.

Fellows will attend the annual CatchLight Visual Storytelling Summit in San Francisco, California, in the spring of 2023.

Applicants must submit proposals that represent excellence in the visual field and innovative engagement ideas. In addition, applicants must submit 20 to 25 still images or visuals, or 15 minutes or less of audio/motion or VR from a previous or a related piece of work.

The deadline for the submission of the application is July 17, 2022. Interested persons can apply here.

Blessing Otoibhi is a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor host for the News in 60 seconds at The International Center For Investigative Reporting. You can shoot her a mail via or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

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