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

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2013 Web Index seeks journalists for paid research opportunity [Worldwide]

Global Integrity and the World Wide Web Foundation are looking for journalists from Qatar, Finland, Namibia, New Zealand, Belgium, Denmark, UAE, Mauritius, Japan and Malaysia.

Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Journalists reporting across borders can compete for the Daniel Pearl Awards.

Deadline: 04/30/2013

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.

Global Investigative Journalism Network hosts contest [Worldwide]

Investigative journalists who have reported in developing or emerging countries are eligible for the Global Shining Light Award.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Broadcast journalism course offers scholarships [Worldwide]

Journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for a scholarship to attend a course in the Netherlands.

Deadline: 05/07/2013


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

The webinar will be held at 4:00 p.m. CAT on Thursday, May 2, and is part of ICFJ’s story contest recognizing the best coverage of vaccines and immunizations.

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters seeks correspondent [India]

Journalists with experience in business news can apply for this position in Bangalore.


Rural journalism award open [Dominican Republic, Central America]

The award, sponsored by the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation under the Central American Integration System, aims to promote rural development as a strategic issue and encourage those who support news coverage re-position the sector.

Deadline: 05/31/2013


Documentary training open [Russia]

Filmmakers ages 35 and younger can attend this summer school in Moscow.

Deadline: 06/01/2013

Summer school for journalists open [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Russian-speaking students, journalists, photographers and documentary filmmakers from Russia and neighboring countries can participate in this program in the Tver region.

Deadline: 05/20/2018

Latin America

ICFJ announces investigative reporting initiative [Mexico, Central America]

Online, print and broadcast journalists who are committed to investigative journalism can apply.

Deadline: 06/15/2013

Knight Center offers free Spanish-language course on data journalism

This online course will be available from May 8 to June 16 to anyone in the world with an Internet connection.

Free seminar on access to information law open [Brazil]

Journalists and media advocates are invited to an event in São Paulo.

Training in health reporting open [Brazil]

Young journalists and graduates of other specialties can participate in this free program in São Paulo.

Deadline: 04/29/2018

Middle East

Fellowship for political journalism in Germany available [MENA]

Young journalists from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel and Palestine can apply for a two-month reporting fellowship.

Deadline: 06/16/2018

Al Jazeera seeks news producer [Egypt]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in Cairo.

CNN seeks senior digital news producer [UAE]

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

US and Canada

NBC fellowship open [US]

Graduating college seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in political journalism can apply for the Tim Russert Fellowship Program in Washington.

Deadline: 04/17/2015

First Amendment award seeks nominees [US]

Journalists and organizations that published stories on First Amendment issues are eligible for a US$10,000 award.

Deadline: 06/22/2013

Dow Jones seeks assistant news editor [US]

Journalists with digital reporting experience can apply for this position in New York.

Fellowship for editorial writing available [US]

Midcareer editorial writers or columnists can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship to expand their knowledge of a public interest issue.

Deadline: 06/21/2018

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