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12/02/2016

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In 2017, the International Center for Journalists will bring 26 professional fellows from Brazil, Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua and Honduras to the United States for a month-long fellowship.

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Worldwide

ICFJ hosts webinars on health reporting [Worldwide]

Winners of the Johnson & Johnson Global Health Reporting Contest will discuss key health topics in six in-country webinars: one in Brazil, China, Russia, India and two in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Student film festival focuses on women’s issues [Worldwide]

College and high school students can submit their short films and win cash prizes from Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative and Connecther.

Deadline: 01/20/2017

UN grants available for media projects [Worldwide]

Organizations working in the areas of media, youth, women, democratization, community development, rule of law and human rights can apply for up to US$300,000 in grant money.

Deadline: 12/18/2016

Hearst journalism fellowships accepting applications [Worldwide]

The Hearst Fellowship is a two-year program focusing on multimedia journalism. Fellows take part in two 12-month rotations at its top metro papers.

Deadline: 01/13/2017

Human rights program open for journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists from low-income countries can apply for this program at Columbia University.

Deadline: 01/31/2017

Sony World photo competitions open [Worldwide]

Professional, amateur and young photographers can compete for the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.

Deadline: 01/05/2017

Africa

impactAFRICA offers grants [Africa]

Journalists with digital storytelling ideas to expose new or under-reported issues in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia can apply to win cash grants, technology support and editorial mentoring.

Deadline: 03/15/2017

Radio competition open [South Africa]

The Liberty Radio Awards recognize the best of national and community radio talent.

Deadline: 01/31/2017

Asia Pacific

BBC seeks reporter [Pakistan]

Experienced journalists fluent in Dari and English can apply for this position in Islamabad.

Deadline: 12/19/2016

Europe

Business journalism contest seeks entries [Ukraine]

Staff reporters and freelance journalists in print, broadcast and online media can compete for cash prizes ranging from UAH4,000 to UAH7,000. 

Deadline: 12/22/2016

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks journalist [Europe]

Journalists with at least five years of experience and fluency in Uzbek, English and Russian can apply for this position in Prague.

Latin America

Street photography workshop open [Peru]

NNFotógrafos is offering a photography workshop Dec. 16 and 17 in Lima.

Deadline extended: program on innovation and entrepreneurship [Latin America]

The International Center of Journalists (ICFJ) is recruiting journalists, digital entrepreneurs, technologists and media business managers from Brazil, Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua and Honduras for a monthlong fellowship in the United States.

Deadline: 12/15/2016

Symposium focuses on journalism, editing and translation [Brazil]

Journalists and translators are invited to attend this event on Dec. 14 and 15 in Florianópolis.

OAS fellowship calls for applications [Latin America, US]

Selected candidates will spend 11 months working at the Organization of American States' Office of the Special Rapporteur of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington.

Deadline: 12/11/2016

Journalism contest highlights human values [Brazil]

Journalists, filmmakers and students with works that promote human values such as social justice, solidarity, charity, ethics and more can compete for the CNBB Communication Awards.

Deadline: 12/31/2016

Middle East

Forbes Middle ​​​​​​​East seeks editor [UAE]

Experienced journalists fluent in Arabic and English can apply for this full-time position in Dubai.

Gulf News seeks night web editor [UAE]

Journalists with at least eight years of experience can apply for this position in Dubai.

US and Canada

Travel scholarship to Japan available [US]

Full-time undergraduate journalism students can compete for a 10-day guided tour to Japan co-sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Indiana University School of Journalism.

Deadline: 01/10/2017

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism offers summer internship, training [US]

Recent graduates or rising seniors who attend a Historically Black College or a Hispanic-Serving Institution and/or are a member of a minority journalist association can apply.

Deadline: 01/17/2017

Contest honors reporting on immigrant issues [US]

Media outlets, journalists, community and issue advocacy groups, and others concerned with ethnic issues can apply for the New America Award.

Deadline: 02/20/2017

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