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Wincott Business Journalist Fellowship

The Reuters Institute is seeking applications for Wincott Journalist Fellowships as part of its world renowned Journalist Fellowship Programme based at the Reuters Institute in Oxford.

The Fellowships lasts one term. Fellowships are aimed at mid-career business journalists resident in sub-Saharan Africa.

The Fellowships will appeal to business journalists who want to take a deeper look at one aspect of financial reporting.

Applications will be assessed on the basis of three main criteria:

  • The quality of the professional achievements of the journalist related to the stage they have reached in their career
  • Their potential and interest in being part of an international programme, and of contributing to and making best use of the opportunity presented by the Fellowship
  • The quality of their detailed research proposal, which should focus on an aspect of business reporting.

The Fellowship starts in October 2019 or January 2020.

Applications for 2019/20 open on 21 November 2018 for an October 2019 or January 2020 start date. Application deadline: 11 February 2019.

Click here to apply online