How to write a winning journalism proposal

Join us Thursday, August 5, 2021 for our CCIJ session where we will talk you through how to write a winning journalism proposal. We’ll cover the do’s and don’ts of grant writing, offer you insider tips and tricks to impress your reviewers and give you the tools necessary to pull together a detailed application quickly and painlessly.

CCIJ Roundup: CCIJ Member Winston Mwale Wins Southern Africa Media Award in Social Accountability Reporting

CCIJ Member Winston Mwale’s investigation on a maternity ward in Mchinji was recognized at the virtual Highway Africa event, coming in second for the 2021 Southern Africa Media Award in Social Accountability Reporting and winning $200. Last Thursday, our ongoing training series continued with a photography workshop featuring Nengi Nelson and Benedicte Kurzen. And on Sunday, the CCIJ hosted our first ever Midyear Report Fundraising Event to raise money for our community.

Photography Conversations Series with Nengi Nelson and Benedicte Kurzen: Working in Your Own Backyard

Join us on Friday, June 18 at 4 PM Nigerian Time/11 AM US Eastern Time for our second training in our new photography conversation series. We’re excited to have Nengi Nelson and Benedicte Kurzen who will speak about their work as documentary photographers in Nigeria and the successes and challenges of being an aspiring photographer. This dynamic session will include tips for both beginner and experienced photographers.

Member Spotlight: Alexandre Brutelle

This CCIJ member spotlight highlights how Alexandre Brutelle’s experiences would lead him to form the Environmental Investigative Forum (EIF), an international network of journalists and scientists focused on environmental investigations.

CCIJ Photography Conversation Series with Danny Wilcox Frazier

Join us on Friday, May 7 from 12-12:30pm EDT, for our first training in our new photography conversation series. We’re excited to have award-winning photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier lead the conversation and speak about his work as a documentary photographer. The conversation will offer tips for both beginner and experienced photographers.

Member Spotlight: Christina Orieschnig

Writing “Drought of the Sinking Delta” brought together two of Christina Orieschnig’s favorite things: environmental science and journalism. Orieschnig is in her final year of earning her PhD and has studies focus on the Mekong River Delta in Vietnam, where the nearly 3,000 foot long river culminates after flowing from the Tibetan Plateau in China through and along the borders Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia.