Africa Centre for Development Journalism (ACDJ) Inequality Reporting Fellowship 2022

Africa Centre for Development Journalism (ACDJ) Inequality Reporting Fellowship 2022

Deadline: July 9, 2022

Applications are open for the ACDJ Inequality Reporting Fellowship 2022. The Africa Centre for Development Journalism (ACDJ), under its Sub-national Development Data Accountability Reporting Project, invites applications from qualified Nigerian full-time or freelance journalists to participate in its Inequality Reporting Fellowship. The project is part of a Collaborative Media Partnership Supported by the MacArthur Foundation through the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism.

Successful applicants are expected to fully participate in all the fellowship activities that include a 2-day intensive training workshop in Lagos, 4 weeks of mentoring and execution of a special report having received a reporting grant. The reports will be published/broadcast by their media houses as well as the ACDJ website. The reports may be human angle based but will be also evidence-based and backgrounded/illustrated with data for the big picture.


  • Applicants should have a record of reporting on one or more of the following inequality themes: Childhood / Youth, Economic status, Education / Skills, Energy, Food & Nutrition, Gender, Health, Housing, Injustice / Status before the Law, People living with disability, Political representation, Reproductive health, Social status, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene – And / Or  Census, Development, Population and Demography-related issues.
  • Applicants selected to participate in the fellowship must secure a written consent of their Editors to participate in the fellowship and for publication/broadcast of their special reports by their media houses.
  • ACDJ operates a 50/50 gender policy. Female Journalists are encouraged to apply.


Application deadline is July 9, 2022 by 11:59 pm West African Time (WAT). Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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For more information, visit ACDJ Fellowship.


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