Balkan Media Assistance Program (BMAP) Project Media Partners

CALL​ ​FOR​ ​APPLICATIONS for​ ​KEY​ ​PARTNERS

“Balkan​ ​Media​ ​Assistance​ ​Program”​ ​(BMAP) Bosnia​ ​and​ ​Herzegovina-Kosovo-Macedonia-Montenegro-Serbia

Deadline:​ ​January 12, 2018
Open​ ​to​: Media outlets from BiH, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia

Description

The "Balkan Media Assistance Program" (BMAP) project is funded by USAID and implemented by Internews. Through the project, Internews will help media outlets from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia to improve the quality of their content, diversify news formats, strengthen their financial viability, and better engage their audiences, especially digitally.

Two media outlets per country will be selected for a three-year period assistance program, including differentiated grant opportunities, advancing solutions in the digital space, evaluated through annual milestone assessments conducted by Internews staff and consultants as well as ongoing monitoring. Ongoing coaching and mentoring will be provided by editorial and management consultants working regularly with management and staff in-house at each selected outlet to support progress toward individualized targets and goals. The media outlets selected to receive assistance will be expected to actively participate in BMAP trainings, provide time and space for the editorial, technical and management consultants.

Grants may support production and distribution of multiplatform content (including technical upgrades), introduction of innovative story formats, and coverage of political, economic, and social issues that promote independent reporting, democratic progress and gender equality.

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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Last updated: December 15, 2017