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If you're dedicated to a free press and championing investigative excellence, explore our career opportunities at AIIJ.


A career at AIIJ isn't just a job – it's a chance to shape the future of African journalism.

We’re looking for experienced professionals who not only align with our objectives, mission, and vision, but also want to make a difference, develop and inspire others, drive innovative ideas and deliver results

As a leading force in investigative journalism, AIIJ provides a unique platform for growth and impact. We empower journalists, collaborate across borders, and push boundaries within the field. Our team members are skilled, dedicated, and committed to uncovering the stories that drive change in Africa and beyond.


Be a part of the AIIJ team, championing investigative excellence across the continent.

Passionate Female Journalits!

The African Institute for Investigative Journalism with support from the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of women, is excited to announce a four-day residential training workshop on Women’s Empowerment and Gender-Sensitive reporting for female journalists including freelancers, Opinion makers and citizen journalists.

Service Providers

The African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ) is currently seeking to collaborate with professional service providers to support our growing needs in various areas. We are committed to working with the best service providers to ensure quality and efficiency in our operations.

Finance Manager

The Finance Manager will responsible for providing high quality accounting and financial services to AIIJ and providing professional guidance and leadership to the finance team. The Manager is responsible for formulation and implementation of accounting policies relating to financial planning, grants management, sub granting and management accounting. S/He will be responsible for reviewing project financial transactions and reports to ensure accuracy; and that AIIJ’s accounting practices met the appropriate accounting standards and expectations of different donors.

Baseline Study Consultant

The Baseline study will be expected to focus on the identification and prioritization of problems/ challenges encountered by journalists in both physical and online spaces. By undertaking this baseline study, we seek to identify key areas requiring immediate attention, propose targeted interventions, and advocate for reforms that will contribute to the restoration of journalistic integrity and the revitalization of media freedom in Uganda.

Curriculum Developer

The Curriculum Developer will be responsible for designing a curriculum that addresses the identification and prioritization of challenges encountered by journalists. The focus will be on developing strategies to protect and advance journalism, ensuring it remains a cornerstone of democratic societies in Uganda.

Fact-Checking Consultant

AIIJ is organizing a training program to equip journalists with fact-checking techniques and tools to combat the proliferation of deep fakes and false narratives. The rise of misinformation and disinformation threatens media freedom and the ability of journalists to report truthfully and verify content. The Fact-Checking Consultant role at AIIJ is crucial in addressing this challenge by educating journalists and media outlets on countering fake news and deep fakes, thereby promoting the integrity of journalism and ensuring the public receives accurate and reliable information.