Investigative Reporters and Editors offers fellowships

INVESTIGATIVE Reporters and Editors (IRE), a non-profit organisation, is inviting applications for its IRE22 Fellowships.

IRE’s 2022 conference will take place online and in-person and is slated for June 23 to 26, 2022.

Fellowships are available for women, students, early-career journalists, journalists of modest means, educators, students of color, early-career TV journalists, and students in Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Louisiana.

Journalists with less than 10 years of professional experience and an interest in financial investigative journalism are also eligible.


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    Journalists and students can apply for a fellowship to attend the virtual and in-person conference in Denver, Colorado.

    The fellowship includes a complimentary IRE membership/renewal (US$25 for students/US$70 for pros) and a complimentary conference registration.

    The organiser says, “All recipients are required to meet IRE’s membership standards: Someone substantially engaged in news gathering, presentation or production, a student pursuing a degree or someone engaged full-time in research or teaching in the field of journalism”.

    The deadline for submission applications is April 4, 2022. 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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