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09/23/2013

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Bloomberg BNA seeks freelance reporters [South Africa, Vietnam]

Bloomberg BNA seeks two legal freelancers - one in South Africa and one in Vietnam - to report on changes in government law and regulation.

Journalists can apply for a program on covering urban development in Latin America and the Caribbean

“Smart Cities: Covering Urban Development in Latin America and the Caribbean” will include a six-week online course in Spanish, English and Portuguese, followed by a five-day fellowship in Washington, D.C., for the program’s most outstanding participants.

ICFJ seeks engagement, health fellows [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists seeks two Knight International Journalism Fellows – an engagement fellow and a health fellow – to be based in Nigeria for 10 months.

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Worldwide

Scholarships for journalism courses available [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend an RNTC course in the Netherlands.

Deadline: 10/20/2016

Competition for illustrated short story open [Worldwide]

Journalists, writers and designers of all nationalities can enter this Opticks Magazine contest.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

UN hosts photo, video contest on climate change [Worldwide]

The competition accepts photos from professional or amateur photographers and videos shot with mobile phones.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

Environmental essay competition launched [Worldwide]

Anyone ages 13 to 24 can participate in this contest on food waste.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

Course for reporting on sexual health open [Worldwide]

Midcareer broadcast journalists can apply for this course in the Netherlands. Scholarships are available for applicants from several developing countries.

Deadline: 10/31/2014

Africa

Thomson Reuters seeks correspondent [Kenya]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in Nairobi.

Competition seeks essays on corruption [Africa]

African students can participate in this contest and win a trip to Tanzania.

Deadline: 10/15/2013

Asia Pacific

Red Cross hosts journalism competition [Australia]

Students pursuing academic studies in journalism, communications or related fields are eligible to participate in a contest involving humanitarian law.

Deadline: 10/11/2013

Europe

Investigative journalism grants available [Ukraine]

Journalists can apply for financial and professional support for investigations through SCOOP.

Human rights conference for editors open [Europe]

This conference will gather senior editors in Italy to share their views on freedom of expression and hate speech.

Deadline: 09/29/2013

Photography contest launched [Russia]

Photojournalists and amateur photographers can participate in the Best Photos of Russia contest.

Deadline: 10/22/2013

Short story contest on women, equality [Spain]

Journalists and writers can compete for a chance to have their work published.

Latin America

Short novel workshop offered [Mexico]

Journalists based in Mexico City are invited to attend this workshop on how to write a short novel.

Deadline: 10/21/2013

Contest for economics reporting seeks entries [Brazil]

Journalists who write for blogs, newspapers and magazines can apply for the Case New Holland prize.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Program on covering urban development offered [Latin America, Caribbean]

Journalists can apply for an online course followed by a five-day fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Deadline: 10/09/2013

Knight Center offers data journalism course in Portuguese [Brazil]

Journalists can register for this online course developed in partnership with Brazil's National Association of Newspapers.

Deadline: 10/31/2013

Middle East

Yemen Times seeks deputy editor-in-chief [Yemen]

Journalists with at least seven years of experience in print media can apply for this position.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

Call for true stories of empowered women [Lebanon]

Female journalists are invited to submit their personal stories.

Deadline: 09/30/2013

US and Canada

National Press Foundation hosts journalism contest [US]

Journalists and media organizations can apply for seven awards for outstanding use of journalism.

Deadline: 10/06/2017

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