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04/12/2013

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A simple way to create content for mobile devices

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How a new app delivers school performance data to the public in Kenya

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African Media Initiative seeks program manager in Kenya for its digital journalism initiatives. Apply by April 19.

The African Media Initiative (AMI) seeks to strengthen the media sector, from an owner and operator perspective, so that it can play its full role in promoting social development and economic growth, and in empowering citizens to hold governments and other institutions accountable.

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.

Call for applications from Lebanon, Palestine and Syria for a journalism fellowship at the Reuters Institute at Oxford University. Deadline: noon on May 1, 2013

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Said-Asfari Fellowship jointly sponsored by the Asfari Foundation and the Said Foundation.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Journalists can download, publish free content on press freedom [Worldwide]

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) provides a free multimedia package in celebration of World Press Freedom Day.

National Geographic contest open [Worldwide]

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

Deadline: 05/15/2013

Fellowships for mental health reporting available

Journalists who are citizens or legal residents of the United States, Romania or Colombia are eligible.

Deadline: 04/15/2013

Journalism course on international justice offers fellowships [Worldwide]

Professional print, broadcast or online journalists from developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend a month-long course in the Netherlands.

Deadline: 05/07/2013

LinkedIn offers training for journalists [Worldwide]

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

Thomson Reuters hosts seminar on global security coverage [Worldwide]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can apply for funding to attend a three-day seminar in London.

Deadline: 07/01/2014

Journalists can participate in a webinar on how to improve vaccine coverage [Pakistan, Gulf, Sub-Saharan Africa]

A webinar will be held for each region between April 21-23 and is part of ICFJ’s story contest for the best coverage recognizing vaccines and immunizations.

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

Europe

Investigative journalism contest open [Kyrgyzstan]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can submit entries in Kyrgyz or Russian.

Deadline: 05/10/2013

International development awards open to journalists [UK]

Amateur and professional journalists are invited to write on an aspect of global poverty that deserves greater media exposure.

Deadline: 05/13/2013

Esquire seeks online editor [UK]

Experienced editors can apply for this position in London.

Deadline: 04/19/2013

Thomson Reuters seeks reporter [Russia]

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

Human rights conference open to journalists [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Russian-speaking journalists from Eastern Europe and Central Asia can apply for a scholarship.

Deadline: 04/25/2013

Latin America

Contest for justice reporting open [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for cash prizes offered by the Public Defenders Association of the State of Rio Grande do Sul.

Deadline: 09/06/2016

Community manager and online strategies course open [Ecuador]

Seminar on criminal reporting open [Brazil]

Journalism professionals and students are invited to a free event in São Paulo.

Middle East

Al Jazeera seeks media manager [Middle East]

Media professionals with experience in a broadcast environment can apply for this position in Doha.

Photo exhibition seeks entries [Dubai]

Arab photographers and designers can send their work to be showcased in an exhibition in Dubai.

Deadline: 04/15/2013

CNN seeks digital news producer [Dubai]

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

US and Canada

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

Digital storytelling award open [US]

High school and college students can submit nonfiction multimedia stories.

Deadline: 05/03/2013

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