Recruiting junior journalists with experience in the African community for freelance work based in London.
Have you studied or are you studying journalism? Are you active in community affairs? Do you have a feel of what concerns and/or entertains your community?
Do you want to make some experience writing for an established newspaper, distributed weekly in London? Do you want to publish reports on community events, concerts, shows, exhibitions, community heroes on a freelance basis?
Then Afronews wants you!
Send your cv and a cover letter describing your fileds of interest to [email protected].
Best Black Community Newspaper (2010): BEFFTA AWARDS 2010, UK
Best African Newspaper In Europe (2010): THE AFRICAN EUROPE MULTIPLE YEARLY AWARDS – Alicante, Spain
Best African Journalist in Europe (2010): Stephen Ogongo Ongong’a THE AFRICAN EUROPE MULTIPLE YEARLY AWARDS – Alicante, Spain
Best Community Newspaper Award (2009): AFRICAN ACHIEVERS AWARDS 2009, Bradford UK
Media: News & Politics Award (2010): ADLER ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS 2010, Bonn, Germany
Afronews is addressed to the Black community in the UK: African and Afro-Caribbean nationals and British citizens of African or Afro-Caribbean descent.
Special focus on: Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Jamaica.
News on issues regarding the black minority specifically (business issues, equality issues, community heroes, religious news, beauty icons, health issues) appeal to all readers, both foreign-born and citizens.
Immigration news and legal guides help foreign-born readers and recent immigrants adapt to their new home country more easily, through a better understanding of the country they’re living in.
News on crucial events in Africa and the Caribbean help readers keep abreast of what’s going on back 'home', and helps retain and bolster ties to a larger community and to cultural heritage.