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Journalism award for food reporting open [Worldwide]

The K. Dun Gifford Journalism Award, a contest created to emphasize the important role of communications in promoting healthy eating choices, is accepting entries.

Deadline: 10/01/2011

Digital media contest on health topics open [Worldwide]

Individuals, groups or companies can enter a digital media competition that is part of the upcoming International Entertainment Education Conference in India.

Deadline: 09/30/2011

Global Fund for Children Photo contest open [Worldwide]

The Project Rise Facebook Contest seeks photos and videos representing the biggest issues adolescent girls face in a community.

Deadline: 09/02/2011

Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Deadline: 12/01/2018

Workshops for documentarians accepting applications [Worldwide]

The European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs (EAVE) will host three workshops in Europe in 2019. Scholarships are available.

Deadline: 08/31/2018


Environmental group seeks communications officer [Cameroon]

Communication professionals interested in environmental issues can apply for a regional communications officer position in Cameroon.

Deadline: 09/30/2011

Fellowships open for investigative journalism class [South Africa]

Fellowships are available to students in South Africa for an investigative reporting course.Topics to be covered include the food industry, the role of China in Africa and the energy debate.

BBC Hausa seeks multimedia journalists [Nigeria]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in Hausa and English can apply for two positions in Abuja.

Deadline: 09/21/2016

Asia Pacific

UN offers online class in anti-corruption, human development [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in anti-corruption and transparency issues can participate in an online course.

Deadline: 09/12/2011

Investigative reporting fellowships available [Japan, US]

The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan.

Deadline: 09/15/2018


International broadcast convention focuses on innovation

This year's edition of the IBC trade show for broadcast professionals held in Amsterdam places special importance on digital innovation.

BBC seeks communications officer for global brands

BBC Worldwide seeks a communications officer to work in London.

First annual forum for Arab media academics planned [London]

A conference for Arab media academics will be held in London. The event will be held in Arabic and have sessions on print journalism, broadcast journalism and online journalism.

Deadline: 10/29/2011

FAO seeks web and social media editor

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations seeks a communications officer for web and social media to work in its Rome, Italy headquarters.

Latin America

SEO workshop for journalists [Brazil]

Reporters, editors, publicists and website contributors are invited to attend a workshop on search engine optimization (SEO) on September 23 in São Paulo.

US and Canada

Turner Broadcasting seeks all-platform journalist

This unique, hybrid position will be responsible for generating news, information and video across platforms.

Free visual journalism workshop open to students

Student journalists in the U.S. can participate in a free workshop. It will focus on the theme: “The 21st Century Visual Journalist: What You Need to Succeed.”

CNN iReport seeks staffers

CNN iReport, a global citizen journalism initiative, seeks employees interested in telling some of the world’s most important stories. All positions are based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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

The New York Times seeks content editor

The New York Times seeks a content editor. Excellent writing and editing skills and strong proficiency with digital platforms are required.

Financial journalism conference offered

A conference on the state of financial journalism will be held in Toronto, Ontario.

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