Apply: AIIJ Fellowship Placement

Deadline: 10 July, 2020

Location: Kampala, Uganda

The African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ) currently has openings for three fellowship opportunities for individuals interested in developing a career path in the art of investigative journalism. The fellowship opportunity aims are to identify and support journalists who will contribute towards media practice that impact and cause social changes.


  • Conduct research and analysis on the current practices of investigative journalism in Uganda and the African region
  • Support the AIIJ’s programmes of work by directly drafting opinions, policy briefs, briefing papers, internal memorandums and other key documents
  • Using investigative skills to assist with fact-checking of media reports and stories in draft publications and other documents
  • Constantly work in consultation and support of the Programme Manager to implement AIIJ projects in line with the overall Strategic Plan
  • Promote appropriate linkages between AIIJ’s programmes and media outlets and other organisations
  • Contribute towards the development of AIIJ’s project ideas, concepts, proposals work plans and budgets
  • Support the work on mapping and keeping data on investigative journalism and institutions involved in the work of investigations
  • Organise and attend meetings and training by AIIJ and or other relevant partners
  • Undertake any other assignments as may be assigned


  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Development Communications or any related field
  • Interest in developing a career path in investigative journalism

To apply and for more information, click here.

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