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09/30/2013

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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.

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships program at Stanford open for applications for the 2014-15 academic year

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford is a program for accomplished journalists and journalism entrepreneurs. Each year, 12 U.S. and eight International journalists are selected to spend an academic year at Stanford working on a journalism challenge they have identified.

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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Earth Journalism Network offers biodiversity story grants [Worldwide]

Journalists and other expert media practitioners who want to cover critical issues of conservation and biodiversity can apply for grants ranging from US$1,000 to US$2,000.

Deadline: 11/20/2017

World Health Organization hosts photo contest [Worldwide]

Anyone ages 14 to 19 can participate in this competition on health and illness through the eyes of youth.

Deadline: 10/15/2013

Contest for science journalism students open [Worldwide]

Aspiring medical or science journalists can receive an award to attend the world's largest neuroscience meeting in Washington.

Deadline: 09/15/2017

Forum on conservation science seeks bloggers to cover event [Worldwide]

Bloggers are invited to cover a conference remotely on a blog platform created especially for this event.

Deadline: 10/05/2013

Deadline approaching: journalism bootcamp on nanotechnology [Worldwide]

The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT is hosting a workshop in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 08/23/2015

Africa

Film festival seeks entries [Africa]

Filmmakers can participate in the Luxor African Film Festival in Egypt.

Deadline: 12/15/2015

Thomson Reuters offers course on financial, economic reporting [Africa]

Senior journalists in Africa can attend this training program in Johannesburg.

Deadline: 10/11/2013

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal seeks interns [Asia]

Students who intend to pursue a career in journalism can apply for an online internship program in Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul and Jakarta.

Asia Journalism Fellowship looks for fellows [Asia]

Journalists with at least five years of experience can apply for the program at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. English proficiency required.

Deadline: 11/01/2014

Europe

EJC sends journalists to cover conference [Europe]

Journalists from the European Union who report on alternative energy can apply for a spot at this seminar in Belgium.

Contest promoting ethical journalism open [Georgia]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for the Charter Prize.

Deadline: 11/30/2013

Competition launched for tech journalists [Russia]

Journalists who cover information technology, e-commerce and Internet development in Russia can participate.

Deadline: 10/10/2013

Latin America

Deadline approaching: safety workshop for multimedia journalists [Mexico]

Journalists from central and southern Mexico are invited to participate in this workshop in Puebla.

Deadline: 10/04/2013

Contest honors reporting on water resources [Brazil]

Journalists and journalism students who report on water, rivers and watersheds can apply for this prize.

Deadline: 10/05/2013

Knight Center hosts MOOC on data visualization, infographics with D3 [Latin America, Spain]

Journalists and other professionals interested in data visualization can participate in this five-week course.

Journalism research calls for papers [Brazil]

Journalism professors, students and professionals are invited to a conference in Palhoça, Santa Catarina state.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Middle East

Deadline approaching: grants for Palestinian journalists [Lebanon]

Palestinian journalists, writers, directors or producers living in Lebanon can apply for a grant.

Deadline: 10/05/2013

US and Canada

Robert Bosch Fellowship sends journalists to Germany [US]

Journalists ages 40 and younger with five years of experience can apply to complete a professional development program in Germany as a paid fellow.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

Historical research fellowships for journalists available [US]

Filmmakers, journalists, writers and creative and performing artists can apply for a four-week fellowship in Worcester, Mass.

Deadline: 10/05/2013

The Wall Street Journal seeks visual journalist [US]

Journalists with data analysis skills and a familiarity with interactive programming can apply for this position in New York.

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