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Weekly Bulletin
05/16/2011

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International nonprofit seeks chief of party for Ukraine media project

IREX seeks a Chief of Party to direct a USAID-funded media sector strengthening project in Ukraine.

ICFJ seeks experienced entrepreneur and business manager to transform a global media development group

The International Center for Journalists seeks an experienced entrepreneur and business manager to transform a global media development group into a self-sustaining network.

ICFJ offers immigration and multimedia training

Journalists in the U.S. are invited to apply for a one-week training program on covering immigration using multimedia tools. The deadline to apply is May 2, 2011.

Seeking trainers for climate change coverage in Africa

The International Center for Journalists seeks four experienced journalists to manage a media project to help journalists report on how governments in Africa are adapting to climate change.

International Journalism MA at City University London's prestigious J-school seeks globally-minded students for the class of 2011/12

The International Journalism MA at City University London's world-renowned Graduate School of Journalism is designed to equip you to start a career in international news reporting, or return to a career with enhanced skills and understanding.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Deadline approaching: Media innovation contest [Worldwide]

The IPI News Innovation Contest will award a total of $2.7 million in grants to fund innovative news projects in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Deadline: 06/01/2011

ICFJ fellowships bring journalists to U.S. [Latin America, Caribbean]

The International Center for Journalists offers fellowships for journalists from Latin America and Spanish-speaking Caribbean countries to enhance and polish their skills in the United States.

Deadline: 07/15/2011

UN launches photo contest on green issues [Worldwide]

The first photo competition on sustainability at the United Nations is accepting entries.

Free webinar on finding YouTube videos for journalists [Worldwide]

The Radio Television Digital News Association is offering a one-hour webinar titled “YouTube for Journalists: Finding Newsworthy Video Online.”

Journalism contest on agricultural issues open [Africa, Caribbean, Pacific]

Journalists from 79 countries can enter this writing competition.

Deadline: 08/15/2013

Deadline extended: OPEC journalism contest seeks nominees [Worldwide]

The yearly OPEC Award for Journalism has been extended to October 3.

Deadline: 10/04/2011

Journalism innovation fellowship offered [Worldwide]

Media professionals with ideas to improve the practice or understanding of journalism can apply to this residential fellowship at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) in Columbia, Missouri.

Deadline: 02/01/2017

Deadline approaching: UN fellowship for journalists from developing countries [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 22 to 35 can apply for the 2017 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 05/21/2017

Video contest on climate change open [Worldwide]

Short videos on climate change are eligible to enter a new contest for a chance to win US$5,000.

Deadline: 07/31/2011

New Media Awards competition open [Worldwide]

A competition recognizes outstanding websites, blogs and digital advertising campaigns that use new media.

Deadline: 06/01/2011

Webinar on branding for journalists offered [Worldwide]

Journalists can attend this free webinar on personal branding from the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism.

Africa

Thomson Reuters offers journalism course for Portuguese speakers [Africa]

Portuguese-speaking African journalists can enroll in a course in financial and economic journalism in Angola.

Deadline: 06/01/2011

Asia Pacific

Reuters offers free course on reporting crises and disasters [China]

The course, sponsored by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and Tsinghua University, will provide journalists with techniques for covering large-scale crises and disasters.

Deadline: 06/02/2011

Grants for photojournalists available [Asia]

The Asian Photographers Grant program gives financial support to in-depth photography projects in Asia that explore critical, under-reported issues.

Deadline: 07/29/2011

Population and Development Media Awards call for entries [Philippines]

Journalists and photographers from the Philippines can enter a competition on population and development.

Deadline: 08/31/2011

Europe

Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network seeks media officer

The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network seeks a media and communications officer.

Workshop on film journalism offered [London]

A workshop on film journalism will help writers develop film reviewing and feature-writing skills.

International development awards open to journalists [UK]

Amateur and professional journalists are invited to write on an aspect of global poverty that deserves greater media exposure.

Deadline: 05/13/2013

Middle East

Deadline extended: Positive Change In Action Media Contest [Middle East, North Africa]

Journalists, writers, bloggers, photographers and video makers in the Middle East and North Africa are invited to take part in a competition.

ICFJ seeks media partners [Tunisia]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking media partners for a project to develop international journalism standards within news organizations in Tunisia.

Deadline: 09/15/2011

Deadline approaching: 2011 Arab Media Forum

The Arab Media Forum, hosted by the Dubai Press Club, will focus on the theme “Arab Media: Riding out Storms of Change.”

US and Canada

Digital photography competition seeks entries [US]

U.S. photojournalists can enter a digital photography competition.

Journalism fellowship open [Canada]

The Michelle Lang Fellowship gives a student the opportunity to spend six months working at Postmedia News and six months at the Calgary Herald.

Deadline: 06/01/2014

German Marshall Fund seeks communications specialist [US]

Media professionals can apply for this position in Washington, D.C.

Free journalism workshop on rural health offered [US]

U.S. journalists interested in rural health coverage can attend a free workshop in St. Louis.

Deadline: 06/03/2011

Washington Post fellowship open for grad students [US]

U.S. journalists planning to enroll in the graduate program at American University can apply for a paid fellowship with The Washington Post.

Deadline: 05/30/2011

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