This is an intensive nine-month long career and leadership programme open to women journalists and editors working in Africa.
Journalists and editors who take part in the programme acquire new skill sets and build their capacity through a combination of Coaching, Training, Mentoring and Networking.
Benefit of The Women In News Africa Leaderships
Specifically, successful applicants benefit from:
- One-on-one coaching to create a three-to-five year career roadmap: Develop your career management plan and learn how to implement it. Coach and mentee meet individually on five occasions with follow-up sessions. The coaches use global best practices, customised specifically for the WIN Accelerator.
- Certified Media Management Training: Regional and global experts drawn from the WIN and WAN-IFRA extended community deliver training on: newsroom management, financial management, operationalising digital strategy and the business of news. Delivered in person and via e-learning platforms.
- Gender Balance in Content Training: Get exposed to tools and tactics to help you and your organisation achieve more balanced and representative content.
- Managing Sexual Harassment Training: Tools and procedures to protect yourself and members of your team from sexual harassment in the newsroom and in the field.
- Leadership Hubs: National or regional in-person and virtual gatherings that will help to develop personal and career management strategies and build professional networks.
Eligibility Criteria of The Women In News Africa Leadership
- Applications are open for mid to senior level editors and journalists from Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
- The WIN Leadership Accelerator is targeted at mid to senior level editors and journalists. Participants must have two to three years of experience managing people or processes and be working in the media sector – print or digital newspapers, radio and, in some cases, broadcast.
- They recognise that gender is not binary. All media professionals who are women identifying, as well as non-binary people, are welcome to apply to the Accelerator.
For more information, visit officiel website of The Women In News Africa Leadership