BBC Launches Award In Honour Of Ghanaian Journalist Komla Dumor

BBC launches award in honour of the late Ghanaian journalist Komla Dumor.

The BBC describes him as an exceptional Ghanaian broadcaster who in his short life made an extraordinary impact - in Ghana, in Africa and around the world.
The channel is committed to continuing his legacy through the Komla Dumor Award.

BBC News says the award will be given to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills and an exceptional talent in telling African stories, with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future.

Through the award, they will invest in the future of African journalism by offering the winner the chance to come to the BBC and share Africa's stories with the world.

The winner will be given an opportunity to gain recognition and experience, working with teams across BBC News during a three month placement in London. The winner will also have the chance to broadcast on TV, radio and online to the BBC's audiences of 265 million across the world.

Deadline: Applications close on Monday, 2 February 2015.

For more information on how to apply, entry criteria, as well terms and conditions, click here.

Source: BBC News
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