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Apply for our Eurasia investigative reporting fellowship

Join our feminist investigative journalism team and sharpen your skills. Full-time position. Deadline: 3 April 2022

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Zeynep Sentek
11 March 2022, 8.00am
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We are excited to announce a six-month, full-time investigative reporting fellowship for an early-career journalist (with the possibility of an extension for another six months). You will join our Tracking the Backlash team, which investigates organised opposition to women’s and LGBTIQ rights across the world.

You should be based in a Eurasia country (Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkey or Ukraine) and have reliable internet access. You will contribute to global projects as well as reporting from the region.

We particularly encourage applications from women and LGBTIQ candidates.

You will be paid a monthly stipend of $2,100 and be expected to dedicate 40 hours a week to research, reporting, planning and other tasks for investigative projects on women’s and LGBTIQ rights. Throughout, you will receive ongoing mentorship and be invited to attend training workshops.

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We are looking for applications from journalists interested in developing their skills in investigative journalism. As this is a specialist fellowship, you will get more out of this opportunity if you have been working as a journalist for at least 1–2 years, but this is not essential – we will consider applications in their entirety.

To apply:

Submit your application online, in English, including your CV and two examples of previous work. The deadline is: 3 April 2022, 23:59pm GMT.

Ahead of this deadline, if you have any questions about this opportunity, please email [email protected] with ‘Questions about 2022 Eurasia fellowship’ in the subject line of your message.

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