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Nigerian journalists, Kelechukwu Iruoma and Ruth Olorounbi are Microsoft, ICFJ Immersive storytelling grant winners

second phase grant winners Kelechukwu Iruoma and Ruth Olorounbi are winners of the second phase of the Microsoft Modern Journalism program which focuses on immersive storytelling. The journalists will be reporting on the aftermath of oil spills in Ogoniland, Nigeria. They will receive special grants to involve audiences in real-time news gathering and storytelling of important news events. Microsoft’s

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Verah Okeyo

Verah Okeyo, Kenya, wins Microsoft and ICFJ grant program award

Kenya environment and health reporter,Verah Okeyo, wins Microsoft Modern Journalism and ICFJ Alumni reporting grant program award. Verah Okeyo is an environment and health reporter at The Daily Nation in Kenya. She is one of the first two Microsoft Modern Journalism grant program award recipients. Her project looks to uncover why

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