Call for candidates - S&WG Head elections 2021

Journalism Research and Education Section

The Journalism Research and Education Section (JRE) will be holding online elections for one Chair and three Vice-chair positions, for the term 2021 - 2025.

The elections will be held online from 16 June until 14 September using the SurveyMonkey platform. Individual members and representatives of institutional members who are also registered as members of the JRE Section are eligible to stand for a position and to vote.

Interested candidates must send their name, institutional position, a statement of no more than 500 words and a photograph to elections [at] with a copy to the JRE section’s current officers, Sadia Jamil (jamilsadia2017 [at], Abiodun Salawu (salawuabiodun [at] and Oliver Hahn (Oliver.Hahn [at], no later than 16 May.

All candidates must be current members of IAMCR, and of the JRE section. To verify if you are a member of the JRE section, log in to your IAMCR account and select “My Sections and Working Groups” from the menu.

You can find the election rules at:

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