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05/11/2012

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IREX seeks Chief of Party - Iraq Media Development Project

IREX seeks candidates for a Chief of Party to direct a media sector strengthening project in Iraq.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Travel photo contest open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can enter to win EU€4,000 (about US$5,200).

Deadline: 06/20/2013

Chicago Public Media offers radio fellowships [Worldwide]

Aspiring radio producers, journalists and storytellers without journalism degrees can apply for a US$20,000 fellowship.

Deadline: 06/14/2013

Free photography webinar offered

Renowned photographer Drew Gardner will share techniques he uses while photographing celebrities that can be applied to every photographer's portraits.

African Media Initiative launches news innovation challenge [Worldwide]

The African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC) will provide US$12,500-US$100,000 grants for projects that strengthen and transform African news media.

Deadline: 07/10/2012

Instagram photo contest open

Instagram your city for a chance to win a trip to one of Social Media Week's host cities - London, Glasgow, Torino, Barcelona, Berlin, Doha, Jeddah, Hong Kong, Seoul, Sao Paulo, Bogota, Chicago, Los Angeles and Vancouver.

Deadline: 06/29/2012

Asia Pacific

Future of publishing contest open [Worldwide]

Mag+ has launched a future of publishing challenge for tablet content. There are six categories with prizes of US$1,000 each and a grand prize of US$5,000.

Deadline: 05/31/2012

Awards for religion reporting open [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists offers free editorial support and US$500 to journalists worldwide interested in a joint reporting project on religion.

Deadline: 06/30/2012

Fellowship on environmental reporting open [South Asia]

Print, TV, radio and web journalists from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka can apply for a fellowship.

Deadline: 06/15/2012

Free webinars for journalists covering US political conventions

The National Press Foundation offers a two-part webinar on covering the 2012 U.S. political conventions.

Deadline: 05/31/2012

Europe

Journalism contest offers travel grant [Kazakhstan]

Print, online, photo or broadcast journalists from Kazakhstan can enter a contest on human rights issues.

Deadline: 06/05/2012

BBC seeks social media manager

Social media experts interested in digital innovation and engagement can apply for a position in London.

Deadline: 05/16/2012

Latin America

Free training in financial journalism offered [Brazil]

Recent journalism graduates and seniors in Brazilian universities can apply for a fellowship in business journalism in São Paulo.

Deadline: 03/19/2017

Middle East

Free human rights workshop for journalism students offered [Middle East]

Arab journalism students from Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco, the Palestinian Territories, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Syria and Tunisia can apply to attend a human rights seminar in Beirut.

Deadline: 05/20/2012

US and Canada

Journalism fellowship open [Canada]

The Michelle Lang Fellowship gives a student the opportunity to spend six months working at Postmedia News and six months at the Calgary Herald.

Deadline: 06/01/2014

Twitter seeks sports editor

Twitter seeks an editor to help tell stories using the wealth of authentic sports content on the platform.

First Amendment award seeks nominees [US]

Journalists and organizations that published stories on First Amendment issues are eligible for a US$10,000 award.

Deadline: 06/22/2013

Fellowship for editorial writing available [US]

Midcareer editorial writers or columnists can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship to expand their knowledge of a public interest issue.

Deadline: 06/22/2017

Media festival seeks project ideas

The Benevolent Media Festival in Washington is a free four-day event for storytellers, designers, filmmakers, photographers and other creatives dedicated to social and environmental good.

New York Times seeks digital editor

Journalists interested in combining reporting, technology and web production can apply for a position in New York.

Reporting fellowship offers travel grants

U.S.-based journalists with expertise in urban policy fields can apply for a US$5,000 travel grant to report abroad.

Deadline: 05/25/2012

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