2020 WIN Africa Accelerator for women journalists

The WIN Accelerator is an intensive, 9-month long career and leadership programme for journalists and editors. The programme accepts 100-150 applicants, annually.  

WAN-IFRA is pleased to invite women journalists from sub-Saharan Africa to apply to the WIN Accelerator, Women in News’ flagship leadership development programme.

Applicants must have 2-3 years management experience and be working in the media sector (This includes print or digital newspapers, radio and, in some cases, broadcast). 

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Journalists from Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe may apply for the 2020 programme. 

Benefits

Successful applicants to the WIN Accelerator programme benefit  from the  following:

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      * Certified media management training delivered by regional and global experts  drawn from the WIN and WAN-IFRA extended community (80 hours)

Method: Delivered online or in-person during offsite training held nationally or regionally

  *  Professional skills training (15 hours)

Method: Delivered during national gatherings as well as online

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     *  Gender balance and sexual harassment training (9 hours)

Method: Delivered during national gatherings or in-house

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    *   1-1 coaching to create a 3-to-5 year career roadmap (8 hours)

Method: Coach and mentee meet individually on five occasions

    *   Facilitated group mentoring with peers (4-6 hours)

Method: Delivered during national gatherings

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   *   Experience in mentoring future media leaders and young professionals (6-8 hours)

Method: Delivered in university classrooms or at national gatherings

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    *  Media exchanges* (3-4 days)

Method: Participants are hosted by their peers media organizations in neighbouring markets

   *  Job and support networks, both national and regional

Method: Virtual networks connect women via Facebook, WhatsApp and LinkedIn.

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Participants connect in person at national gatherings, regional summits and other events

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There are two steps to complete your application:

1. Complete the following application formor download the Word version.

2. Have your direct manager complete the nomination formor download the Word version.

Please note: both forms must be completed in order for your application to be considered complete.

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If you are using the Word version of the application and nomination forms, please send the completed forms to info@womeninnews.org.

Please write the country which you are applying from in the subject line of the email.

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CLICK HERE TO APPLY