2008 Theme: Citizen Journalism, Journalism for Citizens
CALL FOR APPLICATION TO ATTEND THE HIGHWAY AFRICA CONFERENCE, 8 – 10 SEPTEMBER 2008, RHODES UNIVERSITY, GRAHAMSTOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Highway Africa, a programme of the School of Journalism at Rhodes University, will be hosting the 12th edition of the Highway Africa Conference from 8-10 September in Grahamstown, South Africa.
Highway Africa has a limited number of scholarships for practising African journalists who are keen on learning and using digital media. PLEASE NOTE THE EMPHASIS ON PRACTISING JOURNALISTS. WE DO NOT HAVE SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY OTHER INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THIS CATEGORY.
Interested PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS should submit the following information:
• a curriculum vitae with 2 contactable referees
• a 300 word statement on why they are interested in attending the Highway Africa and what will be done with the skills and information acquired
• a letter of support from your Editor or Publisher
Please submit the above by the 30th of June 2008. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE DISCARDED. SEND THROUGH ALL DOCUMENTS AT THE SAME TIME.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete registration and indemnity forms supplied by Highway Africa.
The decision of Highway Africa on the selection of candidates is final.
Applications should be submitted to Luthando Kiti on:
L.Kitit@ru.ac.za and copied to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not phone to inquire about your application. We will respond to e-mail correspondence ONLY.