Call for Applications
Applications available in: Bahasa Indonesia
Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) invites journalists from Jakarta, Indonesia to join a media workshop on air pollution in Jakarta.
The three-day workshop will help journalists secure deep insights about the science of air pollution, its sources, its health impacts and key solutions to combat it. EJN will facilitate interactions with subject specialists and importantly, communities that face real-life challenges from air pollution.
The workshop will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from June 10-12, 2022.
*Please note these revised dates as an earlier version of this call for applications listed workshop dates as May 30-June 1.
- EJN will provide meals and reimburse journalists for local travel expenses.
- Applications are open to journalists from print, online, radio and television outlets.
- We especially encourage women and early-career journalists to apply.
- Applicants must commit to attend all days of the workshop.
- Have experience reporting on scientific and/or environmental topics.
- Understand and be able to communicate in Bahasa Indonesia (workshop sessions will be held in Bahasa Indonesia).
- Permit republication of any stories produced for their home media outlets as a result of participating in the workshop on the EJN website.
How to Apply
- Click the 'Apply now' button at the top of the page.
- If you have an existing account, you'll need to be logged in to apply. Since we recently updated our website, you might have to reset your password by clicking the “Forgot password?” link in the log in page. If you don’t have an account, you must register by clicking “Log in” on the top right of the page and click the “Sign up” link at the bottom of the page that opens. Click here for detailed instructions on how to create an account, and here for detailed instructions on how to reset your password.
- If you start the application and want to come back and complete it later, you can click 'Save Draft.' To return to the draft, you'll need to go back to the opportunity and click 'Apply now' again to finalize the application.
- Staffers must provide an approval letter from their editor or media outlet; freelancers may apply without a letter.
- Applicants must submit two published writing samples or links to stories that have appeared online. Story clips related to air pollution are welcome.
If you encounter difficulties with submitting your application or have questions about the grants, please email [email protected]. Do not contact any other Internews email regarding this opportunity, as we will not receive it.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
The Clean Air Catalyst (Catalyst) is a flagship program launched by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and led by a global partnership of organizations including World Resources Institute and Environmental Defense Fund and Internews.
Banner image: A thick layer of smog over the city of Jakarta, Indonesia, is clearly visible at twilight / Credit: Mac Coates via Flickr.