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Award for women photographers open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can compete for the Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

Deadline: 06/30/2013

Public outreach fellowship open [Worldwide]

The Open Society Foundations seek candidates with innovative approaches to social issues like human rights and access to information.

Deadline: 09/07/2016

Google mapping course available online [Worldwide]

Beginning journalists seeking to improve their digital skills can take a free course about Google's mapping tools.

Photo contest accepting submissions [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers of all ages can submit digital photos to the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards.

Deadline: 09/15/2015

UN video contest on migration, diversity open [Worldwide]

Aspiring journalists up to age 25 are invited to submit short videos.

Deadline: 06/30/2013

Travel photo contest open [Worldwide]

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

Deadline: 06/20/2013


Contest for reporting on palliative care open [Africa]

Journalists working for local, regional or international media organizations in English, French or Portuguese are eligible.

Deadline: 07/31/2013

Asia Pacific

Press Alliance journalism fellowship open [Southeast Asia]

Journalists from Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam can apply to report on hunger and food security issues.

Deadline: 07/24/2015


The Guardian hosts student media competition [UK]

Student writers, designers, broadcasters, editors and photographers can compete for a chance to work at The Guardian for one or two weeks.

Deadline: 06/29/2014

Thomson Reuters seeks reporter [Russia]

Journalists with Russian and English language skills can apply for this position in Moscow.

Deadline approaching: journalism seminar [Caucasus, Russia]

Young journalists from Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia can participate in this seminar in Berlin.

Deadline: 06/10/2013

Scholarships to cover health conference available [Europe]

Journalists interested in health reporting can apply to cover this major policy event in Austria.

Deadline: 07/14/2013

Latin America

Journal calls for works on digital journalism [Brazil]

Academics, writers, journalism professionals and graduate students are invited to submit reviews, photo essays or videos.

Deadline: 07/15/2013

Middle East

Web journalism contest seeks entries [Middle East]

Journalists from all Arab countries can apply for the first Arabic Web Journalism Awards.

Deadline approaching: training on news reporting [Egypt]

Journalists working in broadcast, print or online media organizations can participate in this workshop in Cairo.

Deadline: 06/10/2013

US and Canada

The New Yorker seeks editor [US]

Experienced business journalists can apply for a full-time position in New York.

NPR Kroc fellowships open [US]

National Public Radio will offer hands-on training to three recent graduates interested in public radio journalism.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

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