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Weekly Bulletin
05/31/2011

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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

UN launches photo contest on poverty themes [Worldwide]

China's Xinhua News Agency and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new photo contest called “Zoom-in on Poverty: Action Now.”

Deadline: 09/01/2011

Webinar on public relations and journalism offered [Worldwide]

A free webinar on the relationship between public relations and journalism is open for registration.

Health journalism competition seeks entries [Worldwide]

The Excellence in Epilepsy Journalism Award, sponsored by the International Bureau for Epilepsy, recognizes outstanding reporting on this issue.

Deadline: 12/01/2012

Internews Network seeks journalism adviser for Haiti [Worldwide]

Internews Network seeks a resident journalism adviser to work in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Deadline: 05/31/2011

Africa

BBC training course accepting applications [Africa]

The BBC is offering training to journalists from select countries in Africa for a training program.

Asia Pacific

New Media Conference at JMSC [Asia]

Journalists, editors and other media professionals are invited to attend a new media conference in Hong Kong.

Photojournalism contest accepting entries [Asia Pacific]

The Extra Ordinary Angles Photo Contest, sponsored by Nikon Asia, will feature one photo per week.

Europe

Scholarships available for investigative reporting class [Europe]

The BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting 2013 will be Aug. 25 to 31 in Lake Bled, Slovenia. Scholarships are available for select European countries.

Deadline: 08/05/2013

Middle East

Human rights organization seeks social media, video expert [Egypt]

Human rights organization WITNESS is looking for a video and social media expert to be based in Cairo, Egypt.

Fellowship for political journalism in Germany available [MENA]

Young journalists from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel and Palestine can apply for a two-month reporting fellowship in Germany.

Deadline: 06/16/2017

US and Canada

Free computer-assisted reporting workshop offered [US]

The workshop, sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business Journalism, aims to help business journalists polish their skills in computer-assisted reporting (CAR).

Deadline: 09/13/2011

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