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Photo contest on youth employment issues open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers from countries that are members of the International Labor Organization can compete for a US$1,000 cash prize.

Deadline: 04/15/2013

Deadline extended: Human rights fellowship seeks women journalists [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation seeks applications for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, which includes coursework at MIT and media internships.

Deadline: 03/20/2018

NewsU offers free webinar on disability reporting [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in going beyond stereotypes in disability journalism can attend this online training session.

Dag Hammarskjöld UN-reporting fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 25 to 35 from developing countries are eligible to cover the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Deadline: 03/12/2018

National Geographic contest open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can submit photos for a chance to appear in National Geographic.

Deadline: 05/15/2013

Deadline approaching: health journalism contest

Journalists in Sub-Saharan Africa, Pakistan and the Gulf states have a chance to win a trip to meet health experts in the United States or cash prizes, as part of three regional competitions to recognize the best media coverage of immunizations. Deadline: May 20.

Deadline: 05/20/2013

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters seeks editor [Japan]

Experienced financial journalists with fluency in Japanese can apply for this position in Tokyo.

Thomson Reuters seeks community editor [India]

Journalists with experience in financial news can apply for this position in Mumbai.


Journalism grants fund innovation in global-development reporting [Europe]

Media professionals from Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom are eligible.

Deadline: 02/25/2015

Science journalism competition open [Russia]

Russian- and Ukrainian-speaking journalists and bloggers around the world can compete for grants to attend the Russian Reporter Summer School.

Deadline: 05/15/2013

Research fellowship on press freedom open [Russia]

The Galina Starovoitova Fellowship in Washington is open to researchers, journalists and activists who are citizens of the Russian Federation.

Deadline: 04/30/2016

European journalism contest seeks entries

Journalists who cover issues related to the European Union in one of the official languages of Spain are eligible.

Deadline: 03/18/2013

BBC seeks reporter [UK]

Broadcast journalists with English fluency and an in-depth knowledge of African current affairs can apply for a position in London.

Deadline: 04/05/2013

Latin America

Thomson Reuters offers video reporting course [Guatemala]

Photographers, print and video journalists, aspiring filmmakers, independent filmmakers and storytellers from Guatemala can participate in this free workshop.

Deadline: 04/28/2013

Online course covers digital tools for investigative journalists [Latin America]

The Center for Digital Journalism (CFPD, in Spanish) at the University of Guadalajara will offer this course Sept. 24 to Oct. 4.

Deadline: 09/09/2018

Grants for investigative reporting available [Brazil]

Agência Pública seeks story pitches with a focus on hunger. Four projects will receive BRL7,000 and guidance from the investigative journalism agency.

Deadline: 09/21/2018

Contest on coverage of transportation technology open [Brazil]

Journalists who work for print or digital media can compete for a prize offered by Brazil's Society of Engineers.

Deadline: 05/31/2017

Middle East

Press freedom contest seeks entries [MENA]

Journalists from Arab countries whose work has documented the violation of fundamental rights can apply for the Samir Kassir Award.

Deadline: 04/10/2014

US and Canada

CNN seeks digital content editor [US]

CBS seeks tech reporter [US]

Journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for a position in New York.

Fellowships for health reporting open [US]

Print, broadcast and multimedia journalists can apply for a fellowship offered by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

Deadline: 04/10/2013

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