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Call For Application: Fact-checking Training for Journalists in Rural Ghana

Dubawa (Ghana) invites applications for its fact-checking training and mentorship for journalists in community-based media in Ghana. 

The project forms part of efforts to fight misinformation and disinformation and promote accountability journalism in the Ghanaian media ecosystem. It will also afford both young and seasoned journalists working in non-urban communities in Ghana the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in fact-checking.

The project will consist of a two-day residential training and a three-month post-training mentorship for selected journalists.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should be working journalists across all communities in Ghana with the divisions as indicated below:

  • North: Northern region, Savanna region, Upper West region, North East region, and Upper East region
  • Central: Ashanti region, Bono region, Bono East region, Ahafo region, and Oti region.
  • South: Volta region, Eastern region, Western region, Western North region, Central region, and Greater Accra region.

Applicants should be practising journalists from a certified media organisation and must be working outside of the regional capitals of Ghana.

Applicants must be willing to travel to designated central points within their respective divisions for a two-day residential training.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their applications by filling out this FORM by September 25th, 2022.

A copy of the applicant’s CV and ID will be required.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Application and Selection Timelines:

  • Deadline for submission of application: 25th September, 2022
  • Selection and interview of shortlisted candidates: 26th September – 7th October, 2022
  • Training: 
  • North: 12th and 13th October 2022
  • Central: 19th and 20th October 2022
  • South:  26th and 27th October 2022

For further information or clarification, contact Dubawa on 0542818189 or Roselena on 0245070916.

The project is supported by the United States Embassy in Ghana.

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    1. work with a community Radio Ahanta in Ahanta West in Western Region and I will be glad to be part of this training.Thank you.

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