DW Akademie invites independent journalists and media outlets from Ukraine to apply to the third season of the content production Creators Fund. The Creators Fund is a core element of the EU-funded MediaFit project.
The Creators Fund aims to push for a bigger variety of media content that is interesting, innovative, and relevant to regional audiences. The media products must target audiences in at least one of these ten Ukrainian regions: Donetsk, Luhansk, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Sumy, and Chernihiv.
DW Akademie will provide a production grant up to €7,000 (also covers distribution and promotion costs), 3-month personal mentorship programme, and capacity-building sessions tailored to the needs of participants.
Media outlets, media professionals (individually or as a team) with at least 3 years of journalistic experience with an established media platform / media outlet (partnerships allowed) to publish the final product/s are eligible to apply.
The deadline for applications is 2 April.
The current edition of the Creators Fund is part of the EU-funded ‘MediaFit Programme for Information Integrity in southern and eastern Ukraine’ (2021-2024), implemented by DW Akademie in partnership with Transtele Canal France International (CFI) and Lithuanian Radio and Television (LRT).
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