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10/02/2011

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New York Times offers freelance reporting course [Worldwide]

The five-week online course features a Q&A session with Times editor David Corcoran and teaches freelancers how to write for a living.

EU hosts seminar on social media and journalism [Worldwide]

The Council of the European Union is hosting a seminar on the impact of social media on journalism.

Deadline: 10/07/2011

Online boot camp for journalism job seekers [Worldwide]

Mediabistro presents a four-week online workshop for journalists looking to improve their resume-building and networking skills.

Deadline: 01/17/2012

Time magazine launches "Next Generation" photo contest

Time magazine seeks the best young photographers in "The Next Generation" contest.

Islam website seeks contributing writers

OnIslam.net is seeking freelance content for its English-language site.

Journalism festival offers Italy trip to Storify users

The International Journalism Festival is offering a free stay to the applicant who submits the best piece about the 2011 festival using storytelling tool Storify.

Deadline: 10/31/2011

Exchange program open for journalists [U.S., Pakistan]

The East-West Center offers a three-week exchange program for mid-career journalists from Pakistan and the United States.

Deadline: 10/12/2011

Pulitzer Center offers travel grants for journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists of any nationality can apply for US$5,000 to US$15,000 travel grants to cover issues that go unreported or underreported in the mainstream American and European media.

Conference on new media in Arab society scheduled

Journalists interested in the role of new media in Arab society can attend a three-day conference in Beirut, Lebanon.

Africa

Pulitzer Center offers reporting grants [Africa]

English-speaking African journalists, writers, photographers, radio and television news producers or freelancers can apply for reporting grants to cover reproductive health issues across the continent.

Deadline: 10/14/2011

Deadline approaching: USAID health workshop for journalists [Africa]

Mid-career journalists can apply to attend a three-day health workshop in Kenya free of charge. Citizens from Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda or Zambia are eligible.

Deadline: 09/30/2011

Asia Pacific

Graduate degree fellowship open for journalists [Asia Pacific, Russia, US]

Journalists who want to develop a reporting specialty can apply for a fellowship to earn a graduate degree in Hawaii.

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Europe

Financial reporting seminar open [Europe]

Journalists from the European Union who report on economic and financial affairs can apply.

Latin America

Registration open for writers' congress [Brazil]

The 3rd Brazilian Congress of Writers will be held November 12-15 in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo.

Prize to highlight coverage of Brazilian stock market [Brazil]

The prize aims to recognize stories that contribute to the development of the Brazilian stock and derivatives market.

Deadline: 10/21/2011

US and Canada

National Press Foundation hosts journalism contest [US]

Journalists and media organizations can apply for seven awards for outstanding use of journalism.

Deadline: 10/14/2016

Health journalism fellowships accepting applications [US]

Journalists with a project on health care performance can apply for a yearlong fellowship offered by the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Deadline: 11/02/2015

ProPublica seeks social media editor

The award-winning independent newsroom seeks a social media editor to be based in New York.

UNICEF seeks social media manager

The position involves managing social and civic media efforts for the children's rights organization in New York.

Deadline: 10/06/2011

National Press Foundation editor of the year award open

U.S. editors can be nominated for a US$5,000 award.

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