Latin America / Caribbean

Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

CIFF Fellows in Geneva 2018

ICFJ’s Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship helps journalists improve news coverage of child health in their countries, while building a global network of reporters covering this critically important issue. These one-year fellowships provide mentoring from leading health journalists and access to experts on issues ranging from nutrition to early education.

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. The result: sustainable, trustworthy journalism that serves the public interest.

The Douglas Tweedale Memorial Fellowship

The Douglas Tweedale Memorial Fellowship helps Latin American journalists improve their investigative reporting skills, either generally, or in a specialty reporting area such as immigration, environment, science and technology or business, through a three-week long program in the United States.

TruthBuzz: Making the Truth Go Viral

TruthBuzz is now recruiting five full-time Fellows to work in newsrooms in some of the most populous nations: Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nigeria and the United States. Modeled on the ICFJ Knight Fellowships, the TruthBuzz Fellowship will embed experts in these outlets to help reporters adopt compelling storytelling methods that improve the reach and impact of fact-checking and help “inoculate” audiences against false or misleading information.

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Expandiendo el reportaje investigativo y la sostenibilidad de los medios de Nicaragua

La Fundación Violeta B. de Chamorro en alianza con el Centro Internacional para Periodistas (ICFJ, por sus siglas en inglés) y la plataforma de periodismo latinoamericano CONNECTAS, ofrecen un programa de fortalecimiento de capacidades para realizar reportajes en profundidad sobre temas de interés público a periodistas nicaragüenses que acrediten al menos dos años de publicaciones regulares en cualquier clase de medio de comunicación. (For English, click here.)

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Dow Jones Chicas Poderosas Digital Fellowships

Women in the developing world face even greater challenges than their developed-world counterparts breaking into IT and taking leadership roles in the field – especially when it comes to news media. Chicas Poderosas is addressing this challenge by helping to bring Latina women in the Americas into the forefront of digital journalism.