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Editor Cohort Training Programme for news leaders seeks entries

The ACOS Alliance is inviting entries to its first Editor Cohort Training Programme.

This initiative allows editors, news managers and senior journalists to complete an online course ‘The Fundamentals of Safe Commissioning’ and receive a tailored training experience.

Ten participants will be selected to participate in the programme.

The organiser says, “The objectives of the programme are to provide access to tailored safety training to editors and newsroom managers, to empower editors to adopt and implement best safe commissioning practices and create/improve safety protocols, with a focus on freelancers, and vulnerable and under-resourced journalists, to foster a culture of safety within news organisations and to foster the creation of editor’s networks who can share experiences and best practices in journalist safety”.



    Applicants must be actively involved in commissioning stories and in the editorial decision-making processes within their newsrooms.

    Editors, news managers and senior journalists in Sub-Saharan Africa can apply for a training programme.

    This four-week online program will run from August 3 to 31, 2024.

    The deadline for submission of application is July 12, 2024. interested applicants 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 [email protected] or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

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