Media Opportunities Concept
Media Opportunities Concept
Media Opportunities Concept
The Media Opportunities Concept (MOC) is the official website of the OLAOMA MEDIA DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (OMEDI) a nonprofit organization that provides interactive platform for journalists to access information on trainings, scholarships, grants opportunities that are relevant to their work, to be able to carry out their day to day activities more effectively and efficiently for the good of the society.
OMEDI is registered under the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of Nigeria
The website offers regular updates on scholarships, fellowships, exchange programmes, grants, and webinars for journalists locally and abroad
Two people have been confirmed dead while six are still trapped under the debris of a collapsed seven-storey building at Oba Idowu Oniru Street, Lekki Lagos. The building, which was under construction caved-in in the early hours of Sunday, requiring a heavy-duty equipment excavator to rescue the trapped victims. Zonal Coordinator of South West, National […]
Officials and beneficiaries of JICA scholarship
Members of the fourth estate are consistently harassed and brutalised, leading to injuries and loss of lives. In this report, CHIKA OKEKE examines the need to protect Nigerian journalists against occupational hazards as exemplified by the United Nations. On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, an Abuja-based journalist, Mr Tordue Henry Salem was declared missing at about 8 pm […]
The Malaysian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Gloria Tiwet has revealed that about 13,000 Nigerians study annually in Malaysia, an indication of a robust bilateral relations between the two countries. She disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja yesterday at the 2022 Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP) Alumni Programme. Tiwet said that the numbers […]
Nigerian Army has dismissed two soldiers over the murder of an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Goni Aisami Gashua in Yobe State. The dismissed soldiers are Lance Corporal John Gabriel and Lance Corporal Adamu Gideon. Acting commanding officer in charge of 241 Reece battalion, Nguru, Yobe State, Lt Col. Ibrahim Osabo informed newsmen that a joint board […]
Journalists with experience working in the Central Asian media sector, fluent in Russian and English, are invited to apply for this position. Internews in Kazakhstan seeks a regional coordinator for a project aimed at supporting independent media and media literacy in Central Asia. The organization is looking to fill a position for 18 months. The […]
Nigeria’s Gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo on Saturday sealed marital vow with hubby, Pastor Blessed Uzocchikwa in a church ceremony. This is even as the couple celebrated their traditional marriage ceremony in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital on Friday. Famous singer and politician, Bankole Wellington aka Banky W, shared a photo of himself and the groom […]
Deputy President, William Ruto has been declared the winner of Kenya’s presidential election amid dramatic scenes. He narrowly beat his rival, Raila Odinga, taking 50.5% of the vote, according to the official results. The announcement was delayed amid scuffles and allegations of vote-rigging by Mr Odinga’s campaign. Four of the seven members of the electoral […]
Newly Commissioned Nasarawa State Solid Waste Management Facility The residents in Nasarawa State have heaved a sigh of relief given the mounting waste dotting its landscape as President Muhammadu unveiled waste management facility. Commissioning and handing over the Integrated Solid Waste Management System in Lafia, the state capital on Thursday, the President informed that the […]
Print and broadcast journalists covering politics, the economy, legal and constitutional topics can apply for this fellowship in Heidelberg, Germany. The Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (MPIL) invites applications for its MPIL...
African photographers can submit photos for review and receive feedback from industry professionals. The Uganda Press Photo Award is accepting submissions for its 2022 Portfolio Review. The review gives photographers a chance to talk to industry professionals and get...
Journalists interested in media innovation can apply for this program. The Journalism and Media Lab (Jamlab), a project by Wits Journalism, is accepting proposals for in-depth reporting on subjects surrounding journalism and media innovations and innovators in Africa....
Journalists proficient in English and Ukrainian are invited to apply for this position. Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) is seeking a research assistant to work on projects related to disinformation campaigns in the region surrounding Russia...
Journalists who are citizens of the United States can apply for this position based in Washington, DC. The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) is hiring an international broadcaster for its Central News Division. USAGM is a multimedia, multicultural, global...
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Journalists from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania can apply for grants. Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering grants for journalists to produce in-depth biodiversity and conservation feature stories in East Africa. The grant program is part of EJN’s East Africa Wildlife Journalism project. Applicants must submit story pitches that demonstrate an understanding of the […]
Print and broadcast journalists covering politics, the economy, legal and constitutional topics can apply for this fellowship in Heidelberg, Germany. The Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (MPIL) invites applications for its MPIL Journalist in Residence Fellowship 2023. Journalists spend three months at the institute where they gain insights into fundamental […]
Journalists interested in media innovation can apply for this program. The Journalism and Media Lab (Jamlab), a project by Wits Journalism, is accepting proposals for in-depth reporting on subjects surrounding journalism and media innovations and innovators in Africa. Possible topics include case studies based on real world examples of innovations or innovators within journalism and […]
Science journalists can apply for fellowships to attend the 2022 World Science Forum. The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) is accepting applications for the World Science Forum 2022 Media for Social Justice Fellowships. This is a travel and accommodation grant scheme for journalists to attend the World Science Forum and pre-workshops in Cape Town, […]
Journalism educators can apply for a grant to research a timely and innovative topic in mass communication. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) offers the Emerging Scholars Program and Senior Scholars Grants. The organization will award up to four US$3,500 research and teaching grants to AEJMC members, in addition to up […]
Journalists are eligible for grants up to US$1,500 for travel within the United States. The Neal Peirce Foundation is offering grants to support journalists who are covering undertold stories about ways to make cities and their metro regions work better for all people. In honor of American journalist Neal Peirce, the foundation was established to […]
Journalists under 30 from low- and middle-income countries in the Asia Pacific region can apply for grants. With the support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering up to 20 reporting grants to young journalists in the Asia Pacific region. The grants will support the production of […]
Artists and writers from the Arab region ages 35 and younger can apply for grants. The Culture Resource is accepting applications for its Production Awards. The program offers grants for authors and artists to produce their first creative projects. Grants of up to US$8,500 are available for projects in literature, music, performing arts and visual […]
Journalists based in the Midwest with and interest in environmental reporting can compete for funding. Sentiment Media announces its new Midwest Journalism Fund. The program trains journalists to become more effective at reporting on the environment and the impact of industrial farming in the Midwest. Throughout the program, participants will meet with editors from Sentient […]
African photographers can submit photos for review and receive feedback from industry professionals. The Uganda Press Photo Award is accepting submissions for its 2022 Portfolio Review. The review gives photographers a chance to talk to industry professionals and get fresh eyes on projects they are working on, seek advice on technique and content, and get […]