Applications are invited for WAN-IFRA women in News Editorial Leadership Award 2019 in South Africa, interested and eligible candidates can apply through official website http://www.womeninnews.org…..
WAN-IFRA is an international organization that provides News editorial leadership award to two women who have exhibited their all time contribution tn extracting news along with their leadership skills and her contribution to news paper and to the society. The women were selected one from sub-Saharan Africa and the other from the Middle East and North Africa region. The organization aims to sensitize and mobilize the industry on gender equality, through targeted capacity building actions to develop media leaders, and avoid gender discrimination in global means.
The award is given to two women where the award is announced annually by WAN-IFRA in partnership with Sida .
Value of the award
The selected women will be awarded by all expenses provided paid trip to attend world press conference ,that is the premier global annual meeting of the world’s press.
WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award 2019 – Eligibility Criteria
The following are the eligibility qualities that a women must posses to apply for the award:
- Candidate should be a resident of one of the countries in the sub-Saharan region of Africa or the Middle East and North African region.
- The applying candidate should be holding a position of senior editor as of date prescribed in the notification.
- Should be working in a news media role (newspapers, magazines and digital-only).
- The media house can be any size from across the regions that are prescribed in the notification.
The candidates who are from sub-Saharan region of Africa or the Middle East and North African region are eligible to apply.
Women in News is a partnership with the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency, Sida within the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, WAN-IFRA.
Application procedure to apply for for WAN- IFRA women in News Editorial Leadership Award 2019
The candidate can nominate by herself, or be nominated by someone else to the award if they posses all the eligibility that are mentioned in the application form. The candidate should sent application with all particulars through e-mail.
Application deadline: Expected
Mostly the applications are released in the month of March,2019. Interested and eligible candidates can apply before deadline. for further information please visit official website.