Member Spotlight: Sonja Smith

Our July Member Spotlight features CCIJ member and Namibian journalist Sonja Smith. Listen to Smith discuss her career and achievements in our first-ever video profile. Smith talked to us about her work with CCIJ and The Namibian newspaper on stories like Dying for a Drop and Vineyards Pampered, Farmworkers Struggle that have impacted public discourse on water issues in Namibia. […]

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 Weekly Roundup: Accepting Application for CCIJ Africa Editor Position

Learn about the Africa Editor position opening at CCIJ. Also, check out the video of our recent Mid-Year Fundraising event and our latest CCIJ Member Spotlight! Africa Editor Position We’re excited to announce an opening to join our team! We’re currently looking for an Africa Editor to work in our virtual newsroom. This part-time position […]

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.

CCIJ Weekly Roundup: Bad Water in The Gambia

This week, learn about how The Gambia’s plentiful water supply has actually been causing major health problems across the country. Also, tune into our newest season of the Waterless Podcast, and don’t forget to register for Friday’s photography training! The Gambia’s Water Paradox This past week, CCIJ published an elaborate report on the state of […]

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.

CCIJ ROUNDUP: SJV Water Collaboration Gains National Attention

 Learn about the national impact of our SJV Water collaboration. Also, sign up for our upcoming photography workshop and check out our latest Monthly Member Spotlight on Environmental Investigative Forum founder Alexandre Brutelle. Sinking City Continues to Gain Traction Reporter and SJV Water founder Lois Henry’s story, The Central California Town That Keeps Sinking, has gained […]

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.

Collaborative Journalism Summit Recap

From Wednesday, May 19th to the 21st, CCIJ took part in the Collaborative Journalism Summit, hosted by the Center for Cooperative Media. This three-day summit was hosted online with participants and speakers from across the globe. The intensive workshops, lectures, and collaborative conversations made this conference ideal for building organizational collaboration across the globe. Every […]

Corcoran Is Sinking, and We Might Know Why.

We are excited to announce the publication of our latest partner project with SJV Water and The New York Times on the sinking of a small town in California’s San Joaquin Valley.