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Bloom Africa call for African journalists

Application Deadline:21st of May 2021.

Bloom Africa is looking for 6 African journalists. Join us and get the opportunity to get your work published and showcase female entrepreneurship in your innovation ecosystem.

Eligibility & Requirements:

If you’re a journalist passionate about gender equality and entrepreneurship, then we want to hear from you! You must:

  • Be aged 18-35
  • Have a degree in Journalism or an equivalent field
  • Be a native speaker of English or be able to speak and write in English
  • Have demonstrable experience in journalistic writing (print or online media) + experience in daily reporting.
  • Be available to work with WeBloom for a duration of 6 months and produce at least 4 article each month.
  • Attend and actively participate in fortnightly feedback online meetings with the WeBloom chief editor and other selected journalists.
  • Complete a monthly monitoring and evaluation survey


  • Receive training on business reporting, working with sources, how to search for trusted information and story pitching
  • Deepen your knowledge of African enterprises and gender disparities within the innovation and entrepreneurship sector more broadly
  • Be exposed to expert speakers and gain relevant networks
  • Gain access to story ideas and editorial advice 
  • Share your own expertise with other participants;

How to apply:

To apply for opportunity, we need you to provide us with the following:

  • Motivational letter
  • Current CV 
  • 3 journalistic articles of your recent work

All applications must be sent to before 11:59pm (Central African Time) on the 21st of May 2021.

*Organisers will not provide feedback on rejected applications. Successful applicants will be notified by 31st May 2021

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Bloom Africa call for African journalists.

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