Apply for Reporting Trip in Nepal
Deadline: February 16, 2015 | Views: 10
Type: Fully Funded
Duration: April 25 – May 17
Open to: International journalists, Bloggers and other Media Professionals
The International Reporting Project provides opportunities for journalists to report internationally on critical issues that are under covered in the news media. For the 2015 they are accepting applications for a reporting trip in Nepal. The trip will focus on health and development in Nepal, particularly in light of the upcoming end of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the potential adoption of Sustainable Development Goals. Participants will be expected to post frequent stories – such as articles, blog posts, infographics, interactive stories, slideshows, social media posts, video and audio clips – before, during and after the trip.
This fellowship is open to innovative journalists, bloggers, influential social media practitioners, and other media professionals. Preference will be given to citizens or residents of Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States.
The IRP will purchase the applicants’ roundtrip air tickets to Nepal and will pay for visas, hotel costs, local transportation and several meals. This trip is supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
You can apply online where you need to provide the required information and documents.
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