CALL FOR ENTRIES 2020 Presented by the Forum of Community Journalists NPC The FCJ Excellence Awards is aimed at encouraging excellence and rewarding meritorious work in local and community print media. Only permanent editorial staff members working for such media in...
After a year like no other, with challenges like no other, the FCJ is proud to announce the finalists and winners of the FCJ Excellence Awards for 2019. A huge word of thanks goes to each and every one who entered and many congratulations to the finalists and winners....
CALL FOR ENTRIES Presented by the Forum of Community Journalists NPC The FCJ Excellence Awards is aimed at encouraging excellence and rewarding meritorious work in local and community print media. Only permanent editorial staff member working for such media in South...
Forum of Community Journalists
FCJ South African
The Forum of Community Journalists’ main object is to promote the interest of and nurture excellence in printed community journalism through a national programme of diversity, development and growth. The FCJ will strive to deepen its credibility among all sectors of South African society and be guided by the principles of non-racialism, equity and high ethical standards.
Purpose of FCJ
(Forum of Community Journalists)
The FCJ in South Africa serves as a platform for sharing knowledge, experiences, and best practices among journalists working at the community level. This could include tips on local reporting, community engagement strategies, and storytelling techniques.
The FCJ can facilitate networking amongst journalists, helping them connect with peers, mentors, and potential collaborators. Networking can be valuable for career development and for building a support system within the field.
Journalists often need access to resources such as data, sources, or tools. The FCJ is a place where members share resources and provide recommendations for useful tools or contacts.
Discussion and Debate:
The FCJ provides a space for discussing current events, issues, and challenges facing community journalists in South Africa. These discussions can help journalists stay informed and engaged with the broader media landscape.
Training and Development:
The FCJ offers training opportunities, workshops, or webinars to help community journalists improve their skills and stay updated on industry trends.