Grants for Journalists Valued 5,000 from International Women's Media

Grants for Journalists Valued 5,000 from International Women's Media

International Women's Media Foundation

International Women's Media Foundation

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Nonprofit organization
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Deadline
16 Dec 2019
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Full funding
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All Regions

International women's media foundation invites journalists to apply for it's Kim Wall Memorial Fund 2020. The grant will fund a woman reporter covering subculture, broadly defined, and what Kim liked to call “the undercurrents of rebellion.” Kim wanted more women to be out in the world, brushing up against life.

Eligibility:

  1. Affiliated or freelance women-identifying journalists with three or more years of professional experience working in news media from anywhere in the world can apply for this opportunity. Internships do not count toward professional experience.
  2. Non-native English speakers must have excellent written and verbal English skills in order to fully participate in and benefit from the program.
  3. Applicants must be able to show proof of interest from an editor or have a proven track record of publication in prominent media outlets.
  4. The IWMF believes that gender does not conform to one notion. It's inclusive of all journalists who identify as women, which includes trans women, and non-binary people.

Funding:

  • This year, the Kim Wall Memorial Fund will provide a $5,000 grant to a journalist whose work embodies the spirit of Kim’s reporting.
  • Grants will be awarded to cover reporting-related costs including travel (flights, ground transportation, drivers), logistics, insurance, visa fees, and payment for translators.

About International Women's Media Foundation:

It unleashes the potential of women journalists as champions of press freedom to transform the global news media. It seeks to ensure that women journalists worldwide are fully supported, protected, recognized and rewarded for their vital contributions at all levels of the news media. As a result, consumers increase their demand for news with a diversity of voices, stories, and perspectives as a cornerstone of democracy and free expression.

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