Kickstart of the Eye on Corruption Mentorship

The Eye on Corruption project geared up its activities for journalists’ grant and mentorship through a Mentor-matching exercise that took place on 15th February 2019 at Hilton Hotel. The grant and mentorship program is aimed enabling journalists receive funding to pursue investigate stories on systemic corruption in government and receive expert mentorship from renowned journalists.

10 journalists will be participating in this 6-month programme where they will also receive mentorship from four local experts namely: Marceline Nyambala – Executive Director, Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK), Frenny Jowi – Freelance journalist and Media consultant, Victor Bwire – Deputy CEO and Head of Strategy, Media Council of Kenya (MCK), Wellingtone Nyongesa – Editor, Standard Group. The journalists will also be mentored by renowned Swedish Investigative journalists  Nils Resare and Carolina Jemsby of Eye on Corruption.


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