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10/16/2017

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Scholarships available at RNTC Media Training Centre [Worldwide]

Experienced media professionals (minimum one year relevant working experience) from various countries can now apply for scholarships for a variety of media courses. 

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Worldwide

MediaShift hosts webinar on podcasting [Worldwide]

The hourlong webinar will cover strategies to create a podcast with minimal investment at 1 p.m. EST on Nov. 8.

National Geographic seeks nature photographer of the year [Worldwide]

Photographers can enter this contest in four categories: wildlife, landscapes, aerials and underwater.

Deadline: 11/17/2017

Stanford fellowship for democracy, development open [Worldwide]

Midcareer professionals, especially from developing countries, can apply for a Draper Summer Fellowship and spend three weeks at Stanford University in California.

Deadline: 11/15/2017

Greenberg World Fellows Program open [Worldwide]

Midcareer professionals whose work is focused outside the United States can apply for this four-month fellowship at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Deadline: 12/06/2017

CUNY offers business journalism fellowship [Worldwide]

Fellows will receive US$5,000 a month for one to three months to complete an investigative project.

Deadline: 12/15/2017

Documentary film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit works to this international festival in Moscow.

Deadline: 12/05/2017

Africa

Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [Nigeria]

Professional and freelance journalists or teams of journalists can apply for the Wole Soyinka Award.

Deadline: 10/24/2017

Training focuses on financial reporting [Nigeria]

Journalists who have at least three years of experience and work with a media house are invited to attend this training organized by the International Center for Investigative Reporting Dec. 3 to 7 in Lagos.

Deadline: 10/19/2017

Asia Pacific

ChinaScenic seeks editor and proofreader [China]

Experienced and budding journalists can apply for one of these positions at the English edition of China's National Geography magazine in Beijing.

Europe

Production fund accepting applications [UK]

Budding journalists and filmmakers can apply for funding to cover stories in the developing world.

Deadline: 11/05/2017

Course focuses on digital tools for journalists [Spain]

This two-day workshop in Madrid will explore online tools and resources that can improve the work of journalists.

ICFJ offers grants for innovative projects [Eurasia]

Content producers interested in reaching Russian-speaking audiences in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan can apply for grants of up to US$100,000.

Deadline: 10/29/2017

Latin America

FNPI offers nonfiction workshop [Latin America]

Journalists with at least three years of experience writing nonfiction, literary journalism pieces, profiles and/or reportages can apply for this workshop in Panama City.

Deadline: 10/26/2017

Conference on multiplatform journalism open [Brazil]

The 3rd International Symposium on Journalism on Multiplatform Environments, organized by the Fiam-Faam Master Program in Journalism, will take place Nov. 23 and 24 in São Paulo.

Deadline: 10/31/2017

Contest highlights drug policy reporting [Brazil]

Print and online journalists can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 11/05/2017

Middle East

ARIJ hosts investigative reporting contest [MENA]

Journalists from Arab countries who have produced investigations through the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) or investigated an issue can compete.

Deadline: 11/10/2017

Women in News program accepting nominations [MENA]

Female journalists from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine can apply to develop the strategies, skills and support networks they need to take on a greater leadership role within their organizations.

Deadline: 10/31/2017

US and Canada

Reveal seeks science reporter [US]

Investigative reporters can apply for this position to cover conflicts between science and government in Washington.

Deadline: 10/20/2017

ProPublica Local Reporting Network seeks proposals [US]

News organizations in cities with a population below 1 million can apply for support for one full-time reporter dedicated to investigative work.

Deadline: 11/03/2017

Scholarships available for audio storytelling workshop [US]

Transom, a platform for new public radio, will host its Spring 2018 Story Workshop March 27 to May 24 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 12/01/2017

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