SAJA-Economic Hardship Project Reporting Grants
SAJA is partnering with the Economic Hardship Reporting Project to help finance freelance projects that are focused on covering the coronavirus outbreak and its impacts. The goal is to support freelance journalists who may be facing financial hardship at this time.
What: Two grants, up to $2,500 each, to support the projects, which can be in any medium.
Meet Our Grantees
Ghazala will use the grant to report on mental health among restaurant workers.
Sonia Paul is a freelance journalist and audio producer based in Oakland, California. Her stories have aired and published in numerous outlets, including NPR, PRI, 70 Million, Studio 360, WIRED, The Atlantic, Harper's and The New York Times. She previously lived and reported in Japan and India, and her work has been recognized and supported by the Association of Independents in Radio, Religion News Association, Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, and International Women’s Media Foundation, among other organizations. She is on Twitter @sonipaul.
Sonia will use the grant to report on housing affordability.