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CT Climate Journalism Mentoring Program 2024 for LATAM

Applications are open for the CT Climate Journalism Mentoring Program 2024 for LATAM. Climate Tracker is proud to present the sixth cycle of its Climate Journalism Mentoring Program, exclusive for Argentina, Mexico and Brazil, within the framework of the imminent G20. During this cycle they will do a few different things. They challenge you to join this unique experience, to tell stories that need to be made visible and to explore various formats.

Program Details

Phase One

Participants will immerse themselves in an interesting live conversation (approximately 60 minutes) about the energy transition and climate change in their countries. They will be accompanied by local leaders, as well as former fellows from the mentoring program, who will share key advice on how to address these issues.

These are the dates of the conversations:

  • Argentina : Monday, May 13 at 6:00 p.m. (local time)
  • Mexico : Wednesday, May 15 at 3:00 p.m. (local time)
  • Brazil : Thursday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. (local time).

At the end of each live conversation, participants will be challenged to send a journalistic story pitch to develop during the mentoring program. The Climate Tracker team will select two proposals per country, to form an outstanding team of six journalists in Argentina, Mexico and Brazil.

Phase Two

The six selected journalists will immerse themselves in an exciting collective and hands-on learning experience between the months of June and August 2024. During this time, they will benefit from the following:

  • Total financial incentive of $900: Receive $300 for each story published, direct support for your talent and dedication!
  • Group training sessions: Explore vital topics such as the energy transition, the climate crisis and environmental journalism. Get ready to acquire knowledge that will boost your professional growth!
  • Personalized editorial support and tutoring adapted to your needs: With the support of their team, you will reach new levels of excellence and create a journalistic product of exceptional quality.
  • Opportunity to expand your network of contacts and journalistic portfolio through their regional media network: They want your work to be recognized!

In short, this is an opportunity to improve your skills as a journalist, expand your professional connections and secure your place in the climate change arena.

Eligibility

  • Open to journalists residing in Argentina, Mexico and Brazil who are willing to tell stories about the energy transition in the region.
  • Both journalists who work in the media and those who work independently are welcome to apply. It is a training and learning experience, which you can combine with your other responsibilities.

The ideal candidates:

  • They will have at least one year of experience in journalism.
  • They will demonstrate an evident interest in environmental and climate issues.
  • They will attend the live conversation.
  • They will present a convincing journalistic proposal (after the discussion).

In addition, they will value curiosity and commitment, since this learning experience is designed so that you get the most out of it. It’s your chance to stand out and contribute to the dialogue about the future of Latin America!

Application

Click here to apply

For more information, visit CT Climate Journalism Mentoring Program.

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