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The New York Times offers basic reporting class [Worldwide]

Taught by the editor of The New York Times Local blogs, this two-week course is designed for individuals with little or no previous journalism training who would like to contribute to their local blog, paper or other media outlet.

Investigative journalism competition accepting entries [Worldwide]

The Daniel Pearl Awards recognize and reward excellence in international investigative reporting. The deadline has been extended to July 15.

Social media training for journalists class accepting applications [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in improving their social media skills can participate in an online course offered by The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.

Photojournalism contest on health issues open [Worldwide]

The Images to Stop Tuberculosis photo contest is accepting entries. The winner receives US$5,000 in prize money and a US$5,000 grant to produce photo reportage about TB, a disease that takes the lives of 1.7 million people each year.

Online course in medical journalism offered in Spanish [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in the health and communication fields are encouraged to register for an online medical journalism course.

Asia Pacific

Fulbright-Nehru Communication Fellowship brings Indian journalists to U.S.

Indian professionals can apply to study communications at a university in the United States.

Deadline: 07/15/2011

Lonely Planet seeks editor [Australia]

Lonely Planet seeks an editor to join the largest in-house editorial team in Australia.

Deadline: 07/05/2011

Fellowship on water availability open [South Asia]

The Center for Science and Environment invites journalists from South Asia to apply for a fellowship to report on the water supply in their community.

Deadline: 07/15/2011


Workshop on data journalism open [Europe]

The M100 Young European Journalists Workshop in Potsdam, Germany, will explore the benefits and risks in data-driven journalism.

Deadline: 06/24/2014

European Youth Media Days offers fellowships [Europe, Central Asia, MENA]

Journalists ages 18 to 30 can apply to report from the European Parliament in Brussels.

Deadline: 08/16/2015

Call for proposals: think tank fellowships [Europe]

The Think Tank Fund of the Open Society Foundations invites researchers to apply for a fellowship that allows them to spend up to three months at a leading think tank in Central and Eastern Europe.

Latin America

The Associated Press seeks Deputy Regional Editor [Latin America, Caribbean]

The Associated Press seeks a dynamic editor in Mexico City to help lead news and enterprise coverage of Latin America.

Middle East

Public communication award open [Worldwide]

The 2011 John F. Murray Prize in Strategic Communication for the Public Good honors a pioneering innovator who uses communications to ennoble the human spirit.

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.

Photo contest on environmental issues open [Lebanon]

Professional and amateur Lebanese photographers interested in environmental issues are invited to participate in a contest.

Deadline: 10/10/2011

US and Canada

CNN seeks video journalists

CNN seeks video journalists for entry-level positions.

Contest for medical science reporting open [US]

The Victor Cohn Prize offers US$3,000 for works that raised public awareness of advances in medical science and their impact on human health and well-being.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

Monthly award for socially conscious journalism open [US]

Journalists can submit print, broadcast, online or photo entries that foster social and economic justice.

Deadline: 06/01/2013

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