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05/03/2013

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International Journalism MA. One-year professional master's degree for the globally-minded journalist. Starts September 2013

Journalists – both experienced and at the start of their careers – are invited to apply for the International Journalism MA at City University London.

Deadline May 20 - Journalists from Sub-Saharan Africa, the Gulf states and Pakistan can enter a health journalism contest offering a US study tour

Journalists have a chance to win a trip to the United States and cash prizes as part of three regional competitions to recognize the best media coverage of immunizations.

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Worldwide

NewsU hosts webinar on writing with music [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in finding their distinctive voice can attend the webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on April 20.

Human rights reporting contest open [Worldwide]

Journalists from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Germany are eligible.

Deadline: 05/31/2013

Photo art contest open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can enter this contest, which is part of the Baltic Photo Biennale.

Deadline: 06/15/2013

ONA offers conference fellowships [Worldwide]

The Online News Association (ONA) is accepting candidates for the MJ Bear Fellowship, the CNN Diversity Fellowship and the HBCU Digital Media Fellowship to attend the 2016 ONA conference in Denver.

Deadline: 07/14/2016

Contest open to video journalists [Worldwide]

Freelance journalists who cover international news and current affairs are eligible for the Rory Peck Awards.

Deadline: 08/01/2016

Africa

Course on development reporting open [Africa]

Journalists are invited to participate in a six-week online course offered by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ).

Deadline: 05/06/2013

African Media Initiative seeks project assistant [Kenya]

Media professionals who are Web-savvy and have filming and editing skills can apply for this position in Nairobi.

Deadline: 05/19/2013

Asia Pacific

CNN seeks writer [China]

Journalists with at least three years of experience in broadcast or print journalism can apply for a writing position at CNN's Hong Kong bureau.

Europe

BBC seeks assistant producer [UK]

Journalists with online feature-writing experience can apply for this position in Belfast.

Deadline: 05/16/2013

Project on peace building open [South Caucasus]

Journalists and civic activists can participate in the "Coalition for Trust."

Deadline: 05/12/2013

Latin America

Entrepreneurial journalism course open [Latin America]

Deadline: 05/31/2013

Paid training on sports media open [Brazil]

Recent graduates and those who are expected to graduate in 2013 can apply for this program, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

Deadline: 06/10/2013

ICFJ offers fellowship to Latin American journalists

The Douglas Tweedale Fellowship helps journalists improve their digital skills in specialty reporting through a three-week program in the United States.

Deadline: 07/01/2013

Chat on SEO, online journalism open [Brazil]

Media professionals and students can participate in this online event at 8 p.m. BRT on May 6.

Middle East

Digital outlet seeks social media editor [Middle East]

Journalists who are fluent in Arabic and English can apply for this position in Egypt.

Deadline: 05/12/2013

Asfari Fellowships at Chatham House open [Middle East]

Journalists, bloggers, civil society activists and public affairs specialists from Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria are eligible.

Deadline: 05/31/2013

US and Canada

Contest for social justice journalism open [US]

Journalists whose projects reflect a concern for social justice can apply for a US$5,000 award, along with a one-month residency in Blue Mountain Lake, New York.

Deadline: 07/01/2016

Institute for Humane Studies offers paid journalism internship [US]

Journalists who support individual liberty, free markets and peace can apply for a spot in this eight-week program.

Fulbright program in Germany accepting candidates [US]

Students or young professional journalists with a few years of experience can apply for the Beginning Professional Journalist Program in Germany.

Deadline: 10/13/2015

Monthly award for socially conscious journalism open [US]

Journalists can submit print, broadcast, online or photo entries that foster social and economic justice.

Deadline: 06/01/2013

UN seeks editor [US]

Editors with a minimum of five years of experience, including three years of experience in editing within the United Nations, can apply for a position in New York.

Deadline: 06/22/2013

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