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07/22/2013

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Global Integrity hiring journalists in Africa for two-month project

Research focused non profit organization is contracting journalists based in All African countries for two-month project reporting on anti-corruption and development issues in their countries for the African Integrity Indicators. Journalists from all countries are welcome, but those from Lesotho, Guinea Bissau, Congo-Brazzaville, Botswana, Sudan and South Sudan are particularly encouraged to apply.

Contest for reporting on palliative care open [Africa]

Journalists working for local, regional or international media organizations can apply for a contest honoring reports about palliative care in Africa.

Deadline extended: Journalists can enter a US$10,000 story contest for best coverage of infectious diseases [US, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa]

Journalists from the United States, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa can win international reporting trips worth up to $10,000 for submitting the best stories on infectious diseases.

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.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Grants for projects on peace building available [Worldwide]

Journalists, filmmakers and activists can submit project proposals on peace building and conflict resolution for up to US$50,000 in funding.

Deadline: 10/01/2014

Contest for medical science journalism open [Worldwide]

Early-career journalists can submit stories on global health for the Next Generation of Science Journalists Award.

Deadline: 07/16/2017

Short-film competition on law, justice open [Worldwide]

Independent professional and aspiring filmmakers and students of any age can participate.

Deadline: 07/31/2013

HITS Journalist in Residence Program open [Worldwide]

Freelance and staff journalists focusing on science and technology in print, broadcast and online media can apply to research stay at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) in Germany.

Deadline: 09/15/2015

Contest seeks mining industry photos [Worldwide]

Amateur photographers ages 18 and older can submit their images.

Deadline: 07/31/2013

Africa

Press photo competition open [Uganda]

Photographers and photojournalists can compete for the Uganda Press Photo Award.

Deadline: 09/01/2016

Asia Pacific

Healthcare reporting contest open [Philippines]

Print, online, TV and radio media practitioners and bloggers are invited to submit their work that covers health issues.

Deadline: 08/31/2013

Environmental photo contest open [Asia]

The contest is open to the residents of ASEAN member states: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Deadline: 07/31/2013

Europe

Scholarships available for investigative reporting class [Europe]

The BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting 2013 will be Aug. 25 to 31 in Lake Bled, Slovenia. Scholarships are available for select European countries.

Deadline: 08/05/2013

Documentary contest open [Russia]

Documentarians can submit films produced in the last three years to this contest organized by the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation and Russia's Documentary Film and Television Industry Guild.

Deadline: 09/01/2016

Gabriel García Márquez journalism contest seeks entries [Latin America, Portugal, Spain]

Journalists can participate in this contest that seeks to reward the best work of journalists who publish in Spanish and Portuguese.

Deadline: 08/26/2013

Media Diversity Institute seeks project coordinator [Russia]

Specialists with a background in implementing media development projects in Russia can apply for this part-time position in Moscow.

Latin America

Deadline approaching: writing contest on gender equality [Brazil]

High school, undergraduate and graduate students can submit essays, scientific articles or educational projects.

Deadline: 07/29/2016

Competition on drug-related reporting open [Latin America]

Print and online journalists with articles in Spanish or Portuguese are eligible. Winners will attend the VI Latin American Conference on Drug Policy in Dominican Republic.

Deadline: 09/01/2016

Course on urban development reporting open [Brazil]

Journalists interested in covering urban economics can attend this all-day course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 08/09/2013

Middle East

MBN seeks production manager [Iraq]

Journalists, producers and media managers can apply for this position in Baghdad.

Sky News seeks editor [MENA]

Journalists with extensive experience in television news at a senior level can apply for this position in Abu Dhabi.

Deadline: 06/27/2015

US and Canada

Exchange program open for journalists [US]

A month-long exchange program promotes partnerships between young Russian and American journalists.

Deadline: 08/09/2013

Committee to Protect Journalists offers press freedom fellowship [US]

College students, recent graduates and journalists with an interest in projects related to freedom of expression and the press can apply for a six-month fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 08/02/2013

Deadline extended to July 22: Fellowship in Pakistan [US]

Print and broadcast journalists can apply for a two-week study trip organized by the International Center for Journalists.

Deadline: 07/22/2013

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