Call for Applications: Training for Libyan Media Makers

Training to produce podcasts and digital stories from Libya

Training duration: 1 month of online training from 15 July – 15 August 2020

Closing date: 11 July 2020


About DRI

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organization registered in Berlin. DRI promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of the state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

In Libya, Democracy Reporting International (DRI) has been supporting the constitution-drafting process and the work of Libyan civil society organisations on topics related to the constitution, human rights and local governance. Under this project, DRI has worked with local partners and networks to create a conducive environment for a democratic transition. DRI, in close cooperation with its local partners, has implemented awareness raising activities among citizens, on the relevance of democratic milestones of the transition and facilitated exchange between citizens and relevant political and institutional actors.

As part of this, in partnership with Deutsche Welle Academy (DWA), DRI Libya country office is conducting a training to produce democracy and covid-19 related podcasts and digital stories from inside Libya. The training is expected to support 16 Libyan media makers from all three regions in Libya to develop their capacity on research, ethics, fact-checking and how to produce podcasts and digital stories with coaching to ensure the content of 8 podcasts and 8 digital stories is finalised. The produced content will be broadcasted on Libyan media outlets, both radio and TV channels. It will also be promoted through the DRI and the DWA social media. This training will be led by trainers from the Arab region with extensive thematic and technical experience.


Criteria for selection of training participants:

  • Libyan national.
  • Interest and passion in working on production of podcasts and digital stories.
  • At least 2 – 3 years of experience in the production of digital stories or podcasts.
  • Presenting an idea that is related to human rights, democracy, civil and political or covid-19.

Libyan women are encouraged to apply to this training opportunity.


What you need to do to apply:

Fill in an application and upload your CV before 11 July 2020 here:

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