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Film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can participate in this festival Sept. 15 to 22 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Webinar on Tumblr open to journalists [Worldwide]

The webinar "Tumblr for Journalists: Best Practices and Strategies" will take place at 2 p.m. EST on May 3.

Deadline approaching: Thomson Reuters course on religion reporting [Worldwide]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can apply to attend a workshop in London.

Deadline: 06/01/2015

LinkedIn offers training for journalists [Worldwide]

Yumi Wilson, LinkedIn community manager, will lead this free tutorial.

Rockefeller Innovation Challenge open [Worldwide]

Journalists with a creative idea that addresses global needs can apply for grants of up to US$100,000.

Deadline: 04/01/2013


Deadline approaching: Excellence in journalism awards [Kenya]

Print, digital and broadcast journalists accredited by the Media Council of Kenya are eligible.

Deadline: 03/15/2013

Asia Pacific

Global Editors Network hosts news summit in Paris [Worldwide]

IJNet readers receive a 50 percent discount to register for "Hack the Newsroom," a three-day conference featuring speakers, boot camps, hackathons and more.


Thomson Reuters seeks chief correspondent [Central Asia]

Journalists fluent in English and Russian can apply for a position in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Grants for journalism training available [UK]

British journalists with socially or ethnically diverse backgrounds can apply for a training grant offered by the Journalism Diversity Fund.

Deadline: 04/02/2014

Latin America

Online Spanish-language course on newsroom communication open

This course aims to teach participants how to manage communication and critical situations in newsrooms.

Deadline: 05/12/2013

Thomson Reuters seeks trafficking, slavery correspondent [Brazil]

Experienced journalists fluent in Portuguese and English can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Knight Center offers Spanish-language course on election coverage

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is available from March 8 to April 19.

Amazon festival seeks short films [Brazil]

Filmmakers can participate in this event in Porto Velho, Rondonia.

Deadline: 04/30/2014

Middle East

Fellowships for continuing media studies open [MENA]

Women from various Arab countries who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in journalism can apply for a spot in the master's program at the American University of Cairo.

Deadline: 04/01/2013

Storytelling award open [Middle East]

Journalists can participate in this competition to win US$5,000.

Deadline: 03/30/2013

US and Canada

Al Jazeera seeks assistant producer [US]

Journalists with at least three years of editorial experience can apply for this position in San Francisco.

Contest highlights coverage of women's issues [US]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can apply for a US$1,000 award from the General Federation of Women's Clubs.

Deadline: 04/27/2015

Scholarships for digital publishing course at Yale available [US]

Magazine journalists can apply for a scholarship to attend a course on media leadership July 22 to 27 in New Haven, Connecticut.

Deadline: 04/22/2018

Poynter Online seeks director [US]

Experienced media professionals can apply for this position in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Deadline: 03/15/2013

UN seeks Russian-language editor [US]

Experienced editors whose primary language is Russian can apply for this position in New York.

Deadline: 04/26/2013

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