The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has partnered with the Meta Journalism Project to support Arabic-speaking journalists and content creators with the latest digital skills, resources, and tools.
The aim of the partnership is to boost their storytelling and amplify their reach through specialized training in four main areas: Storytelling, Video Reporting, Data Journalism, and Audience Development and Engagement.
Geeky Nigeria reports that ICFJ empowers an unparalleled global network of journalists to produce news reports that lead to better governments, stronger economies, more vibrant societies, and healthier lives. They work at the nexus of journalism and technology, building the expertise and storytelling skills of reporters worldwide.
The training includes:
- Twenty-four 90-minute webinars, led by expert trainers and followed by a Q&A session.
- 20 grants, each approximately $1,500, to support participants as they apply lessons learned from the training to new projects
- Dedicated mentoring to selected grantees to guide them as they develop their reporting projects.
Through the program, ICFJ is expanding to Social Media Solutions program to provide journalists with the latest tools and best practices in storytelling, data journalism, video reporting, and audience engagement skills.
Apply for the program here – https://icfj.tfaforms.net/4995007