Reporting fellowship to Brazil available [Worldwide]

Media professionals, bloggers, influential social media practitioners and freelance contributors can apply for a two-week reporting trip to Brazil.

The International Reporting Project (IRP) is accepting applications for a group-reporting trip to Brazil on April 5–19. The IRP new media reporting trips are supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The IPR fellows will examine issues related to health, poverty, hunger and food security, technological innovation, economy and business, urban and rural health care, environmental sustainability and women’s empowerment. The fellows will also explore Brazil’s investment in Africa.

New media journalists from all nations are eligible with some priority given to applicants from the United States, United Kingdom, India, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.

The IRP will cover the fellows’ round-trip air tickets to Brazil, hotel costs, meals and local transportation. Participants will have to obtain their own visa to Brazil, but the IRP will reimburse the cost.

The deadline is Feb. 3.

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