Editors, news managers and senior journalists in Sub-Saharan Africa can apply for ACOS Alliance Editor Cohort Training Program.

The selected participants will have the opportunity to complete the online course The Fundamentals of Safe Commissioning and receive a tailored training experience. 

Editors, newsroom managers, and senior journalists working in a diverse range of underrepresented newsrooms in Sub-Saharan Africa are strongly encouraged to apply.

The program aims at empowering editors to adopt and implement best safe commissioning practices and create/improve safety protocols, with a focus on freelancers, and vulnerable and under-resourced journalists.

It also aims at fostering a culture of safety within news organizations and the creation of editor’s networks who can share experiences and best practices in journalist safety.

This four-week online program will run from Aug. 3 to 31.