ICFJ Knight Fellowships

The ICFJ Knight Fellowships instill a culture of news innovation and experimentation worldwide. Fellows help journalists and news organizations adopt new technologies to enhance their news gathering, storytelling, editorial workflows, audience engagement and business models, among others. The result: sustainable, trustworthy journalism that serves the public interest. Learn more.

What’s more, ICFJ's unparalleled network of global media professionals multiply the reach and impact of the ICFJ Knight Fellows’ work, seeding a truly global spirit of innovation in journalism.​​​ 

ICFJ Knight Fellowships

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Latin American Health News Site is Filling the Information Void on COVID-19

August 14, 2020

In Latin America, where the global pandemic has brought mass layoffs to newsrooms just when trustworthy information about the COVID-19 pandemic is crucial, the region’s only news site devoted exclusively to health reporting is providing unparalleled coverage of the health crisis.  

ICFJ Knight Fellows Play a Leading Role in Promoting Top-Notch Coverage of COVID-19

May 14, 2020

With COVID-19 dominating the news and crippling communities across the world, we at ICFJ are doing everything we can to help journalists provide information that can mean the difference between life and death. I want to highlight how our ICFJ Knight Fellows are leading the way. They are providing resources from webinars with regional experts to journalism safety tips to business strategies to bolster the bottom line. 

Achieving Gender Equality: Five Lessons from a Latin American Network of Women Media Leaders

March 6, 2020

Today it’s not unusual to hear an organization or company saying they want to promote gender equality, but actually doing it isn’t easy. Ahead of International Women’s Day, we want to share five things we’ve learned in the process of promoting women’s leadership in media and including more women in journalism. 

Women Data Journalists are Reshaping Africa’s Story and Their Own Careers

February 6, 2020

A growing network of African women journalists is leading data-driven projects that are  elevating female voices and shedding light on under-reported stories. The pan-African network, known as WanaData Africa, is changing the continent’s digital media landscape by reshaping the careers of its members, redefining them as newsroom innovators.