Climate Trackers Climate Change Media Mentorship Program 2021 for young Journalists (Paid Opportunity)

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Application Deadline:  Monday 9th August, 2021


It’s all-encompassing and engaging. We’ll be welcoming a new cohort of 6 young journalists eager to produce climate stories and learn in the process. Between August and November 2021, this diverse group will cover the climate crisis from the frontlines, producing exclusive stories for Climate Tracker. 

But the fun does not stop there. Through the fellowship period, each storyteller will receive mentoring from our experiences team, as we work alongside them to strengthen their knowledge of climate change reporting. 

We’ll be challenging each fellow to experiment and use new media techniques, formats, and platforms to tell their stories. Selected fellows will also get a chance to create contact and collaborate with other international journalists.

The online training programme will see 6 young journalists from around the world dive into a paid programme that benefits them in a tremendous way!!

As a selected participant, you will be challenged and supported to publish stories (individually and collaboratively), produce newsletters, engage in podcast production, and participate in social media content creation!

Requirements

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be 18-35 years old
  • Have 1 year of journalism experience min
  • Have a hunger to improve as journalists – this is a learning experience
  • Have proven history of writing quality climate stories

Your stories will be shared and promoted throughout our channels and networks. Our aim is to make you famous for the awesome climate messages you produce. Exciting, right?!

A great chance to sharpen your new media skills to amplify your journalism and boost your marketability. 

YOUR COMMITMENT AS A SELECTED FELLOW 

Once selected, we will get the ball rolling really quickly! Here’s a taste of what you’ll be jumping straight into:  

  • 1 “short” article
  • 1 feature article
  • Depending on our selection, you might move on to do a collaborative story or a long form individual story
  • Newsletter adaptations of your stories / Podcast contributions about your stories / Instagram Live interviews

Not only is this a great opportunity to build your network around the world and engage with journalists beyond your country/region, it’s a fantastic chance to gain hands-on experience in  

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Climate Change Media Mentorship Program 2021

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