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Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship in Investigative Journalism Calls for Entries

Reuters and Durham University are accepting applications for the Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship in Investigative Journalism.

The fellowship honors celebrated British-born journalist, editor, and author Sir Harry Evans, one of the pioneers of modern investigative journalism.

The annual fellowship will provide the opportunity for an exceptional early-career journalist to receive a nine-month fellowship at Durham University.

During the fellowship, the journalist will undertake an investigative project from inside a Reuters newsroom in London, New York, or Toronto.

The fellow will also be mentored by top Reuters editors in the field while being overseen by Durham University and have access to university academics and research resources.

Early-career journalists around the world are eligible for an investigative journalism fellowship.

The submission of the application deadline is July 10, 2023. Interested applicants can apply here.

Dare Akogun

Dare Akogun is a dynamic media innovator, strategic communication professional, and seasoned climate and environmental sustainability journalist with over 10 years of influential contributions to the media industry.

He Currently serving as the Head of Digital Media, Senior News Editor, and a presenter at Sobi FM 101.9, a leading radio station in Ilorin, Nigeria.

Dare is on a mission to leverage his media innovation expertise and project management skills to produce high-quality, accurate, and engaging content, while advocating for reduced fossil fuel consumption, especially coal, to combat effect of global warming.

He has covered comprehensively environmental issues and COP conferences, including COP28 in Dubai last year , COP 27 in Egypt, and the United Nations Least Developed Countries conference in Doha, in 2023.

He is a recipient of fellowship to be part of a 15 team of journalists selected worldwide to cover the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2024.

He has a Master's Degree in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos, a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the Lagos State University and also a
Certification in Business Administration and Management, from the Babson College, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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