Covering Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: A Program for Young International Journalists


This program is open to professional journalists under 30 years old. The ideal candidate will have experience covering health issues and an interest in maternal, newborn and child health. Journalists from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Chile, Germany, Guatemala, Malawi, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and the United States are especially considered to apply. Please note that all application questions must be completed in English; however, you may submit story links published in your native language. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application deadline: August 31, 2018 11:59 p.m.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

I. PERSONAL INFORMATION
II. SOCIAL MEDIA
III. EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
IV. EDUCATION
V. LANGUAGE SKILLS

Please tell us about your English proficiency.

VI. PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL GOALS & INTERESTS 
VII. Coverage Proposal
VII. ADDITIONAL ATTACHMENTS & REFERENCES

Please include links to two of your recent stories on health topics, especially if they are related to maternal, newborn and child health.

Applicant Agreement to Program Conditions

I, the undersigned, understand and agree that the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), as program administrator, is under no obligation to select me or any other applicant for this program on Covering Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. If selected for this program, I will agree to the premises and conditions set forth in the following statement:

1. As a precondition for participation, I agree to: participate in the orientation and Partners Forum in New Delhi. I agree to publish stories on women, newborn, and child health based on my attendance at the Forum, in accordance with the requirements laid out by ICFJ.

2. I understand that the program administrator may terminate my participation at any time for reasons that are regarded as detrimental to the program, to be determined at the sole discretion of the program administrator or sponsor. For example, not meeting program requirements.

Please enter your full typed name.

Please refer to the program page for more details.

Please be advised that applications sent via email will not be considered. 

For more information, or any questions or concerns, please e-mail Devin Chavira at dchavira@icfj.org