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08/13/2013

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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.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

LinkedIn offers training for journalists [Worldwide]

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

Picture Dignity contest open [Worldwide]

Open to professional and amateur photographers, the contest aims to inspire expressions of human dignity.

Deadline: 09/06/2014

Fellowships for broadcast course offered [Worldwide]

Midcareer broadcast journalists from developing countries can apply for a course with scholarships in the Netherlands.

Deadline: 10/01/2013

Photojournalism contest offers investigative grant [Worldwide]

The winner will receive support in the implementation, production and dissemination of an in-depth project on modern day slavery and its incidence amongst women.

Deadline: 10/16/2016

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

NewsU offers webinar on storytelling for mobile devices [Worldwide]

The program will explore the findings of Poynter's EyeTrack analysis of tablet reading and give participants practical tips for creating stories that make use of interactivity.

Asia Pacific

Investigative journalism fellowship open [Australia]

Australian journalists can apply for a chance to work with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Washington for 10 months, followed by two months with The Global Mail in Sydney.

Deadline: 09/09/2013

Fellowships for reporting on tuberculosis available [India]

Print journalists working for any local language publication in India are eligible to apply.

Deadline: 08/22/2013

Europe

Journalism grants fund innovation in global-development reporting [Europe]

Media professionals from Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom are eligible.

Deadline: 02/25/2015

Contest for pension system coverage open [Russia]

Journalists who work in print, broadcast and information agencies can participate.

Deadline: 10/31/2013

Latin America

Journalism contest for university students open [Brazil]

Journalism and communication students in the state of Paraná can apply for the Prêmio Sangue Novo.

Deadline: 03/01/2017

Film festival seeks entries [Brazil]

Amateur and professional filmmakers who address issues related to the relationship between humans and animals can participate.

Deadline: 08/15/2013

Middle East

Training bootcamp open for media entrepreneurs [MENA]

Media innovators and entrepreneurs can participate in this training in Beirut.

Deadline: 08/18/2013

Fellowship sends reporters to energy conference [MENA]

Journalists under age 35 from the Middle East and North Africa can apply for a fellowship to attend this conference in Morocco.

Deadline: 09/02/2013

US and Canada

Travel media scholarship to Brazil available [US]

Students and professionals ages 17 to 25 can submit photo, journalism, music, film and transmedia works.

Deadline: 09/15/2013

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