Journalist Deep Dive on Corruption in Tanzania’s Extractives Sector
1 May–5 May 2017
The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is calling for expressions of interest from journalists and media covering the extractive sector in Tanzania interested in attending a five-day deep dive on corruption in the extractives sector from 1 May to 5 May. The workshop will equip participants with the knowledge and skills to identify potential corruption risks in license allocation and develop stories with an investigative angle.
The training will take place in Dar es Salaam. For those joining from outside of Dar es Salaam, NRGI will cover costs associated with participation in the training.
WHO WILL ATTEND
We will consider expressions of interests from those Tanzanian journalists/media or regional and international journalists/media who focus on the sector in Tanzania and most of these criteria:
Early-to-mid-career journalist or editor
Independent from any political grouping, with a record of “speaking truth to power”
Has in the past reported on corruption scandals with integrity and meeting basic journalistic standards such as accuracy, clarity, balance, newsworthiness, multiple sourcing and use of documentary evidence
Demonstrated knowledge and/or interest in corruption and/or extractives
Has a medium through which s/he publishes stories
Some experience in investigative reporting is desirable
Record of having published, in any media platform, stories on Tanzania
Send two samples of your stories on oil, gas or mining to [email protected]. If you have not reported on these issues, provide story samples on corruption or issues of relevance to the Tanzania context. Samples may be submitted as online links or attached as scanned copies or audio and video files.
The deadline for applications has been extended to 24 March 2017.