Call for Freelance Writers: Torchlight Africa Series

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In 2018, Nigeria Health Watch launched its Solutions Journalism series, known as Torchlight Series. The series are articles that go beyond reports and analysis of topical health issues and challenges, seeking out stories that focus on responses and solutions to the many challenges the Nigerian health sector is facing. Expanding on this, Nigeria Health Watch is seeking to engage freelance journalists to write for her Torchlight Africa Series. The Torchlight Africa series is a collection of articles written as Solutions Journalism pieces across Africa. Usually 1000 words, each story should identify the problem statement and one or more solution strategies employed by individuals or organizations in addressing the problem.

Our focus areas:

Freelance writers will be required to identify and research on solutions stories around these areas:

  1. Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH)

Story Pitch Template

Interested freelancers will be required to fill in a story pitch template providing further details on the story idea. Please see below a story pitch template which will be sent to our Editor via torchlightafrica@nigeriahealthwatch.com

From:

Your full name

Designation/Position

Organisation

Social media handle (please specify platform)

To:

Ada Ezeokoli

Editor-in-Chief

Nigeria Health Watch

  • Date (Date of sending pitch)

For further inquiries, please send an email to torchlightafrica@nigeriahealthwatch.com

Originally published at https://nigeriahealthwatch.com on March 17, 2020.

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