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Are you a journalist residing in Accra with a passion for journalism?

Then apply for the Population Reference Bureau /Developing Radio Partners Health and Environmental Storied Podcast Training 2021, and be among the lucky ones to be selected for a programme filled with top notch training and an opportunity to try different roles, including hosting.

Application Deadline: June 16 2021

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Benefits

Training will be conducted during at least one in-person session and virtually. The content and curriculum will focus on:

  • An in-depth format and creative style that examines and explains complex topics, emphasizing the gathering and use of compelling natural sound, soundbites, and strong narrative development
  • Credible data use and information sourcing, including source diversity and first-hand perspectives
  • Scripting and editing to present the most engaging content
  • Opportunities for all team members to try different roles, including hosting
  • Broad dissemination and shaping stories that appeal to people across borders.

Eligibility

Applicants need to

  •  Reside in Accra, Ghana 
  •  Have stable, high-speed internet access.

To Qualify:

  • You must be interested in journalism and the training topics – and you can be a working journalist, a community advocate, a member of a civil society group, or part of a community radio group
  • Your team or outlet must be able to participate in all training sessions
  • You must have strong English skills both verbal and written

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Application Instructions

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To apply, You must upload a 10-minute audio production that represents your best work (content that focuses on climate change or reproductive health preferred if possible)

About the Population Reference Bureau/Developing Radio Partners Health and Environmental Stories Podcast training

The goals of this project are to build the skills and competitiveness of the team by introducing new storytelling formats and expertise, and to share community and national stories about environment, gender equity, and reproductive health topics with an international audience. We hope the project will encourage understanding, communication, and solutions around the series theme.

The selected team from Accra will create its own podcast from start-to-finish while receiving coaching and guidance from expert trainers. This is a great opportunity for tech-savvy journalists, community advocates, or community radio groups who want to elevate their production and reporting skills and create programming in a new, in-depth, and exciting format that reaches new audiences.

The team will select a reproductive health and environment, population, gender, or youth theme to explore deeply, and they will be trained to produce a podcast series on that theme. The finished podcast series will be distributed in Ghana through radio and will reach an international audience with dissemination online.

Key Dates and Order of Program

Applications are due June 16, 2021

The program would take place in Accra.

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Emmanuella Igomu is a content writer at Camberene. She is a communication enthusiast currently studying Mass communication, where she majors in Public Relations and Advertising. Emmanuella sometimes doubles as a brand promoter/online marketer and hopes to intern in a public relations/advertising agency or online marketing department in the near future.