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07/16/2012

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New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Photography contest on water conservation open [Worldwide]

Australia’s sweetwater! competition is calling for amateur and professional photographers to share their photos about the importance of water and its conservation for the future.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellowship open [Worldwide]

The fellowship offers developers and technologists US$60,000 to spend 10 months embedded in top newsrooms around the world.

Deadline: 08/21/2015

Dubai International Film Festival awards open

Filmmakers from Asia, Africa and the Arab world, whose subjects are related to their regions, can participate in this competition.

Deadline: 08/30/2012

World Health Organization scholarships open to journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists from all developing countries can apply but priority is given to journalists from Brazil, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Kenya, Mexico, Russia, Turkey and Vietnam.

Deadline: 07/28/2012

Science journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

The AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards recognize outstanding coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics.

Deadline: 08/01/2017

Photojournalism grant available [Worldwide]

The Alexia Foundation seeks applicants for its student photography grants, which aim to help photographers produce stories that further the foundation's goals of promoting world peace and cultural understanding.

Deadline: 02/14/2017

Fellowship sends reporters to health conference [Worldwide]

The National Press Foundation will cover all expenses for fellows to attend a six-day event about lung issues in Cape Town, South Africa.

Deadline: 09/08/2015

Alternet seeks managing editor

Journalists with editing experience and knowledge of both politics and popular culture can apply for this telecommute position.

Asia Pacific

Reporting grant for women open [India]

Female print journalists ages 25 to 40 can apply for INR100,000 in funding for a long-term reporting project.

Journalism competition for women open [Japan]

The Yayori Journalist Award is open to female journalists and artists who vividly describe and express the situation of women in the world through the lens of gender.

Deadline: 08/25/2014

World Mobile Content awards open

The World Summit Mobile Award selects and promotes the world’s best in mobile content and innovative applications.

Deadline: 07/22/2012

Asian Development Bank hosts journalism contest [Asia, Caucasus, Pacific]

Journalists who cover trade liberalization issues can compete for the Developing Asia Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

Europe

BBC Media Action seeks writer

Journalists with extensive editing and production experience can apply for this position with BBC Media Action.

Deadline: 08/02/2012

Latin America

Red Cross reporting course open [Brazil]

College students interested in news coverage of armed conflicts can register for this free course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/04/2017

Workshop on indigenous journalism offered [Mexico]

Journalists interested in reporting on the indigenous peoples of Oaxaca, Mexico, can participate in this workshop.

US and Canada

National Geographic seeks community manager

Journalists with 3-5 years of experience in user-generated digital content, social media marketing and community management can apply for this position with National Geographic.

Deadline approaching: UN press fellowship in Uganda [US]

Journalists interested in international development can apply for a press trip focusing on reproductive health in Uganda.

Deadline: 06/30/2016

NPR internships for students, recent graduates open

National Public Radio is seeking interns for its Washington, Culver City, New York, Chicago and Boston bureaus.

Deadline: 07/27/2012

Contest for investigative business journalism open [US]

Print and online journalists can compete for the 2017 Barlett & Steele Awards from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Deadline: 07/31/2017

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