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07/29/2013

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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.

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

Photojournalism contest offers investigative grant [Worldwide]

The winner will receive support in the implementation, production and promotion of an in-depth project on threats to the Arctic.

Deadline: 10/15/2017

International peace fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists whose work addresses international peace and security challenges can apply for this fellowship with the United States Institute of Peace.

Deadline: 09/06/2013

Knight Center offers free online course on data journalism [Worldwide]

Journalists, designers, developers and public information officers can register for this course taking place from Aug. 12 to Sept. 16.

Reporting fellowship to Tanzania available [Worldwide]

Media professionals, bloggers, influential social media practitioners and freelance contributors can apply for a 10-day reporting trip to Tanzania.

Deadline: 08/02/2013

Jamestown Foundation seeks writers [East Africa, MENA, South Asia]

Arabic, Pashto and Farsi speakers who are based in East Africa, North Africa, South Asia and the Middle East can apply.

Contest seeks essays on freedom [Worldwide]

The Bastiat Prize for Journalism offers US$10,000 for an outstanding work on the importance of freedom.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Deadline extended: story contest for best coverage of infectious diseases [US, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa]

Journalists can win international reporting trips worth up to US$10,000 for submitting the best stories on infectious diseases. The deadline for submission has been extended to Sept. 1.

Deadline: 09/01/2013

Africa

Grants for documentary filmmakers available [Africa]

Documentarians can apply for a production grant of up to CAD40,000 and a development grant of up to CAD10,000.

Deadline: 08/23/2014

New media contest open [Africa]

The Telkom-Highway Africa New Media Awards recognize African journalists for using digital technology in creative and innovative ways.

Deadline: 07/31/2013

Asia Pacific

Multimedia workshop available [Oceania]

Deutsche Welle offers a two-week workshop in Fiji for print, radio, TV or Web journalists from Melanesia, Micronesia or Polynesia.

Deadline: 08/14/2013

Asian Development Bank hosts journalism contest [Asia, Caucasus, Pacific]

Journalists who cover trade liberalization issues can compete for the Developing Asia Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

Europe

Film festival seeks journalism entries [Russia]

Filmmakers and broadcast journalists who work at national and regional television newsrooms and journalism students are invited to compete in this festival in Moscow.

Deadline: 10/01/2017

IREX hosts training on covering elections [Georgia]

Reporters and editors who report on politics and society can participate in this training in Tbilisi.

Deadline: 08/01/2013

Twitter seeks news partnerships manager [UK]

Professionals with experience in the UK news industry at a national/international level can apply for this position in London.

Latin America

ExxonMobil journalism competition offers cash prizes [Brazil]

Categories include general reports, photography, news design, front-page news and television journalism.

Deadline: 07/16/2015

Journalism prize seeks applications [Chile]

Journalists and media companies or institutions can participate in a contest aimed at encouraging positive journalism that highlights ethical principles and supports progress.

Deadline: 08/09/2013

Internews Europe seeks project director [Brazil]

Journalists fluent in Portuguese with experience managing media development projects can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/31/2013

Middle East

MBC seeks online journalist [Middle East]

Journalists fluent in English and Arabic can apply for this position in Dubai.

US and Canada

The New York Times seeks documentary film pitches [US]

Documentary filmmakers can submit ideas for short films that fit the editorial and creative scope of The New York Times Op-Docs series.

Deadline: 08/09/2013

China Brief seeks editor [US]

Mandarin-speaking professionals with publishing experience and a political science background can apply for this full-time position in Washington.

BuzzFeed offers fellowship on national security reporting [US]

Experienced journalists can apply for a yearlong stipend of US$85,000 to produce a series of stories on a single subject.

Deadline: 11/01/2014

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