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05/26/2017

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NewsU hosts free webinar on drone journalism [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in drone reporting are invited to attend this one-hour webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on June 14.

Bursary covers safety training [Worldwide]

Independent journalists and documentary filmmakers who focus on human rights abuses can apply for funding.

Deadline: 06/15/2017

Fellowship funds reporting on peacebuilding, conflict resolution in Africa [Worldwide]

Professional journalists who have reported for influential media outlets can apply for a fellowship from the International Reporting Project (IRP).

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Scholarships available for course on reporting in crisis zones [Worldwide]

Freelance journalists can apply to attend the course "Reporting safely in crisis zones" offered by the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma in New York.

Deadline: 07/14/2017

Portrait photography contest open [Worldwide]

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize encourages photographers to portray people with an emphasis on their identity as individuals.

Deadline: 06/29/2017

Africa

Digital media contest accepting entries [Africa]

News publishers and journalists who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies can apply for an award from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

Deadline: 07/31/2017

Mail & Guardian seeks interns [South Africa]

Recent graduates can apply for one of four paid editorial internships in Johannesburg.

Deadline: 06/01/2017

Asia Pacific

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks freelance journalist [Central Asia]

Journalists with excellent English writing skills, a great eye for a story and a strong background in the region can apply for this position based in Central Asia.

Deadline approaching: summer school of media and PR communications [Kazakhstan]

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University will host a free program June 2 to 4 in Almaty.

Deadline: 06/01/2017

Climate change conference offers travel scholarships [Pacific]

Journalists from the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, East Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu can apply for an all-expenses-paid trip to report from this year’s Conference of Parties (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany.

Deadline: 06/15/2017

Europe

CNN London offers internships [EU]

Recent broadcast journalism graduates or graduates from a related field seeking a career in journalism can apply for internships ranging from newsgathering to special feature programs, digital and sports. 

Deadline: 07/01/2017

Neo4j Connected Data Fellowship open [US, France, Spain]

Data journalists or programmers can apply to work at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) in Washington, Paris or Madrid.

Deadline: 06/01/2017

Latin America

ICFJ Knight Fellowship open [Latin America]

The International Center for Journalists seeks outstanding applicants with a background in digital journalism for a one-year fellowship in Central America, Mexico and/or Colombia.

Online course covers communication management [Latin America]

The University of Guadalajara's Centro de Formación en Periodismo Digital (CFPD) will offer the course "Communication management at press offices" July 17 to Aug. 27.

Deadline: 07/04/2017

Online course focuses on access to information [Brazil]

Anyone can attend this free, 20-hour course in Portuguese.

Deadline: 06/02/2017

Red Cross reporting course open [Brazil]

College students interested in news coverage of armed conflicts can register for this free course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/04/2017

Middle East

Media management program accepting applications [MENA]

Journalists from Egypt, Kurdistan Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco with at least five years of experience can apply for free training.

Deadline: 06/15/2017

Deadline approaching: grants for investigative reporters [MENA]

Journalists from Jordan, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, Bahrain, Iraq, Palestine and Yemen can apply for funding from the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ).

Deadline: 05/31/2017

US and Canada

Scholarships available for audio storytelling workshop [US]

Transom, a platform for new public radio, will host its Fall 2017 Story Workshop Sept. 19 to Nov. 16 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 06/02/2017

Grants to fund collaborative reporting projects [US]

Local news outlets with projects that include collaboration with technologists are encouraged to apply for a grant from the Rita Allen Foundation and the Center for Collaborative Media.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

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