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Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship 2022


Applications are open for the Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship 2022-2023. The Fellowship is an annual opportunity for a journalist from Sub-Saharan Africa or the Middle East to participate in the William Southam Journalism Fellowship Program at Massey College in the University of Toronto.

Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship Advertisement

  • Position(s): Several
  • Applications closing Date: January 31, 2022
  • Vacancy Type: Permanent/Temporary.
  • Company Name: Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship


The Fellowship underwrites:

  • an eight-month stipend that will replicate the successful applicant’s salary along with any costs associated with the program. The first monthly instalment will commence with an end-September payment and conclude with the end-April payment;
  • All university fees;
  • travel expenses up to the cost of economy airfare to and from Toronto for the Fellow;
  • travel expenses for organized trips during the program;
  • a book allowance.


  • Open to journalists from Sub-Saharan Africa or the Middle East;
  • 5 years experience working in media;
  • Currently full-time as news or editorial employee at a newspaper, radio station, television station, magazine or news service. Freelance journalists who have been working consistently in the media over an eight-year period will also be considered;
  • Proficiency in English.

How to Apply

In order for an application to be eligible for consideration, candidates must submit the following before the January 31, 2022 deadline:

  • An application form
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A statement of intent
  • A proposal for a plan of study
  • Up to three work samples
  • Three letters of reference were emailed directly to [email protected]

Click here to apply.

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