THE OPPORTUNITY

The quest for sustainability is already transforming the landscape for development, tourism, agriculture, economy, and all other aspects of our lives. It’s affecting the way companies and governments around the world think about products, technologies, processes, and business models. It is key to progress, particularly in these times of economic crisis and will be a critical building block in innovating our future.

To gain deeper insight into sustainability and what it means around the world, we’ve partnered with One Earth, to bring you this awesome opportunity to be part of a 6-month paid media mentorship-fellowship combo! 

If you’re selected, you’ll start a 6-month journey with us! Writing and publishing powerful sustainability stories focused on local solutions in your country/region. We’ll alongside you, coaching and mentoring you, as you produce one original story every month for your time as a Fellow. All stories will include original photos and throughout the Fellowship your mentor will interact and guide you. 

WHY SHOULD I JOIN?

Not only is this a great opportunity to  build your network around the world and engage with journalists beyond your country/region, it’s a fantastic chance to gain hands-on experience in reporting on climate change and sustainability issues and publishing on both Climate Tracker and One Earth websites. 

If that’s not enough to entice you to apply, how about this: 

OKAY! YOU'VE GOT ME! WHAT'S NEXT?

APPLY! APPLY! APPLY!

The clock is pretty much ticking on this one! Deadline to apply is Wednesday 1st July, so hurry and head over to our App to submit your application, TODAY!

Here’s how to apply:
Sign up on Climate Tracker App and submit the following to us:

  • A great pitch that’s all about a local sustainable story, that you’re confident can be published in July. 

The combination of the best work and best pitches will win this incredible opportunity. So start thinking about your ideas and pitch us now!

For a guide to pitching, check out our guide here. 

Next, we will collect all the awesome pitches, review them, go through a period of shortlisting, and if selected, you’ll be contacted for an interview before we make the final selections. 

If you still have doubts, feel free to email chris@climatetracker.org. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are we looking for in our Fellows?

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 1 year of journalism experience min
  • A hunger to improve as journalists – this is a learning experience
  • A history of writing quality solutions stories
  • Ability to take good quality photos

Am I eligible to apply?

This opportunity is a global call. It’s open to all young journalists between the age group 18-35 from all countries. 

Dizzanne Billy

About Dizzanne Billy

Dizzanne Billy is a communications and marketing specialist from Trinidad and Tobago. A former Climate Tracker Fellow, she now heads up some of our most exciting outreach work across the Caribbean and ‘the interwebs'