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Call for Applications for Investigative Journalism Training

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In partnership with the Australian High Commission in Kenya and Missing Perspectives

As part of its mandate of protecting freedom of expression and advancing professional excellence of journalists, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), conducts activities and programs aimed at improving the professional competence of its members in different areas of journalism. 

In partnership with the Australian High Commission Kenya and Missing Perspectives, NUSOJ will be conducting a three-day investigative journalism course in Mogadishu from 13 to 15 March 2024.

Journalists will receive technical training as well as learning from three experienced mentors including:

Highly-respected Australian investigative journalist and news executive, Gaven Morris

Ugandan award-winning documentary photojournalist, Watsemba Miriam

Veteran former BBC Somali journalist, Yusuf Hassan Isaq

Australian founder of Missing Perspectives, Phoebe Saintilan

This is a call to interested Somali journalists (under 35 years), who live and work in all regions of Somalia, to submit their expressions of interest to attend the course. Female journalists are particularly encouraged to apply and will be given due consideration. Applicants must indicate your media house, or where you have been published as a freelancer.

All applicants must submit a description about yourself, including your years of experience, as well as a brief motivation for participating in the course.

Applications should clearly state “APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM TRAINING”, in the subject line and submit application to [email protected] by 5pm, Thursday 29 February 2024.