Candidates for GIJN Board of Directors 2017

Here are candidates for the GIJN Board of Directors, which will be voted on electronically by GIJN member organization representatives. GIJN members can vote for a maximum of four at-large board members. Regional members from North America, Latin America/Caribbean, and Middle East/North Africa are also eligible to choose one member to represent their respective region. Because Fernando Rodrigues (Latin America) and Rana Sabbagh (Middle East) are unopposed, they have been re-elected. The election will be held electronically for one week, from Sunday, November 12 through Saturday, November 18, 2017, South African time.

GIJC17 Arabic Social Media Fellowship

GIJN is excited to announce a special fellowship for an Arabic-speaking journalist to report on the 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, November 16 to 19, 2017, in Johannesburg, South Africa. If you are a journalist who can write Arabic with good English and a passion for social media, then don’t let this opportunity fly out of your hands. The successful applicant will join GIJN’s multinational media team during this five-day event in Johannesburg. This is the seminal event in international investigative journalism, with 120 sessions on state-of-the-art investigative techniques, data analysis, online research, cross-border reporting, security, and more. You will be serving as the eyes and ears for the entire Arabic journalism world on this important event.