The IARJ’s founding members report on the creation of the association and share personal stories on why such a global body is so important to them.
Welcome to the International Association of Religion Journalists, truly the first global organization of professionals covering religion. We are an international network of writers, broadcast journalists, bloggers, editors and photographers from different countries of all continents, eager to promote excellence in the coverage of religion and spirituality worldwide.
A beacon of independent reporting amid the violent conflict in Nigeria, Prince Charles Dickson is widely picked up in media outlets throughout the region that can count on his informed voice providing objective coverage of religion. South African journalist Yazeed Kamaldien asks Dickson about his experiences in religion journalism.
Senior Algerian journalist Larbi Megari tells why the International Association of Journalists meets a critical need in our global society.
“One quick look at what is happening across the world in terms of conflicts and violence will encourage us to put hands in hands in order to work towards improving our coverage of religion matters, and make this coverage more professional and ethical.”
Journalists from different countries who work together to publish a story on religion are eligible to receive editorial support and a payment of $500 under a new program sponsored by the International Center for Journalists.