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04/10/2012

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New multimedia summer program at the Knight Digital Media Center at University of California, Berkeley

The Knight Digital Media Center (KDMC) at the University of California, Berkeley is pleased to announce a new program for multinational journalists interested in rapidly re-tooling for the digital media marketplace.

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Worldwide

Video contest offers free trip to Switzerland [Worldwide]

People ages 18-29 who are struggling to find a job or working under poor conditions can express their views in a video contest to win a trip to the Youth Employment Forum in Geneva.

Deadline: 04/15/2012

Spanish-language essay contest open

Writers worldwide can submit Spanish-language essays on the topic of freedom to compete for a US$15,000 first prize.

Deadline: 04/30/2012

Getty Images offers grants for editorial photography [Worldwide]

Photojournalists looking to pursue projects of personal and journalistic significance can apply for a US$10,000 grant.

Deadline: 05/18/2016

Conference on conflict journalism open [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 21 to 35 can apply to attend a five-day seminar in Israel on conflict journalism, including a fully funded stay, hands-on workshops and tours of surrounding conflict zones.

Reuters offers free social media webinar [Worldwide]

Reuters journalists will lead an online seminar on how to use social media to identify story ideas, do research and monitor the marketplace.

Contest for citizen journalism broadcast open [Worldwide]

The International Citizen Media Award seeks video and audio entries focusing on common cultural heritage and its potential for identification, participation and development.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Photojournalism grants available

Photojournalists from Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia and Pakistan can apply for a US$3,500 grant.

Deadline: 05/10/2012

Science journalism fellowship open [Worldwide]

The Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship is designed to introduce journalists to ocean engineering.

Asia Pacific

Associated Press seeks bureau chief [Vietnam]

Journalists with at least seven years' experience can apply for a position in Vietnam.

Deadline: 04/10/2012

Caixin Media seeks senior editor [China]

Experienced editors who are native English speakers can apply for this position in Beijing.

Human rights workshop offers grants for journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a grant to attend a human rights workshop and council in Switzerland.

Deadline: 04/30/2012

Europe

Deadline extended: Fellowship sends journalists to Korea

European journalists, editors or freelancers from print, online or broadcast outlets and news agencies may apply for a fellowship in South Korea. The deadline has been extended until June 24.

Deadline: 05/27/2012

BBC seeks community reporters

The BBC seeks applicants from Scotland for its 2013 apprenticeship program based in Glasgow.

Deadline: 04/13/2012

Deadline extended: journalism exchange fellowship [US, Austria]

Print, broadcast and freelance journalists ages 21 to 38 can apply for a six-week fellowship in Austria or the United States.

Deadline: 06/12/2016

Free media training on peacemaking journalism offered

Kyrgyz- and Uzbek-speaking journalists under 35 years old can apply for a five-day media training in Kyrgyzstan.

US and Canada

CNN seeks blog editor

CNN's "In America" seeks a full-time blog editor to be based in Atlanta.

Investigative reporting grants available [US]

Investigative Reporters and Editors offers US$1,000 fellowships to freelance journalists conducting investigative projects.

Deadline: 03/27/2015

Free immigration reporting program accepting applications

U.S. journalists from Spanish- and English-language media can apply for a weeklong reporting program with a strong focus on the 2012 U.S. presidential election.

Deadline: 05/28/2012

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