Climate Tracker is accepting applications for the 2021 paid media mentorship – a global opportunity for climate and environmental journalists and media professionals. This is a media mentorship like no other! It’s all-encompassing and engaging. Are you a journalist yearning to get training, experience and mentorship in climate media while getting paid? Then this is for you. The online training programme will see 12 young journalists from around the world dive into a paid 3-month mentorship with Climate Tracker! Successful applicants will enjoy a 3-month fellowship and mentorship programme and work together with a diverse group of journalists from around the world.
- As a selected participant, you will be challenged and supported to publish 1 climate-related feature story each month on the Climate Tracker website. One story per month at $150USD per story, for three months.
- Your stories will be shared and promoted throughout our channels and networks. Our aim is to make you famous for the awesome climate messages you produce. Exciting, right?!
- All the while, you’ll also be a part of a diverse media mentorship programme, undergoing a range of connected training and collaborations covering social media engagement, data and visual journalism, and podcasting. A great chance to sharpen your new media skills to amplify your journalism and boost your marketability.
Applicants must be 18-35 years old, have minimum of 1 year of journalism experience, have a hunger to improve as journalists. Applicants must have a history of writing quality climate stories and have proof of ability to take good quality photos
The application deadline is on Tuesday 1st December, 2020