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10/07/2013

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US journalists can apply for a fellowship to attend the International Family Planning Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The International Family Planning Reporting Fellowship, organized by the International Center for Journalists and sponsored by the United Nations Foundation, is accepting applications.

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.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Philanthropy photo organization hosts competition [Worldwide]

Professional, amateur and student photographers can apply for the PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Awards.

Deadline: 11/15/2013

Photography grants available [Worldwide]

The Aftermath Project offers a US$20,000 grant for photographers with stories from conflict areas.

Deadline: 11/02/2015

Reporting grant on marine fishery available [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a US$20,000 grant to cover fishery policies in Indonesia.

Deadline: 11/15/2013

NewsU offers webinar on storytelling [Worldwide]

The course will explore storytelling ideas from the winners of the Society for Features Journalism’s 2013 awards.

Humanitarian photography contest open [Worldwide]

Amateur and professional photographers can compete for a EUR6,000 (US$6,681) project grant.

Deadline: 11/09/2015

Africa

Journalism contest seeks entries [Africa]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can compete for the Norbert Zongo Prize for Journalism.

Deadline: 08/30/2015

Deadline approaching: KAS media scholarships [Sub-Saharan Africa]

Journalists fluent in English ages 30 and younger can apply for the University of Witwatersrand's Journalism Program in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Deadline: 08/31/2016

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires seek reporter [Philippines]

Journalists fluent in English with multimedia experience can apply for this position in Manila.

Europe

Contest open to business journalists [Spain]

Journalists who cover business growth and development can compete for a EUR12,000 award.

Deadline: 10/11/2013

Call for papers on radio [Portugal]

Journalism professors and students are invited to submit their work to the magazine Media & Jornalismo.

Training on media tools, covering discrimination offered [Southeast Europe]

Journalists from Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine can participate in this training in Bucharest.

Deadline: 10/10/2013

Investigative journalism grants available [Europe]

Journalists with ideas for cross-border stories can apply for research grants.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Free training on peacemaking journalism offered [Kyrgyzstan]

Journalists working in Kyrgyz, Uzbek or Russian print and online media of southern Kyrgyzstan can participate.

Deadline: 10/10/2013

Travel grant available for journalists [Germany, Russia]

Selected journalists will explore different aspects of Russian-German relations and contribute to better mutual understanding between the two nations.

Deadline: 09/22/2014

Latin America

Workshop on profile feature writing open [Mexico]

Media professionals and anyone interested in learning how to write people-driven articles can apply.

Deadline: 11/06/2013

Contest seeks short films on city life [Brazil]

Amateur and professional filmmakers can compete in the Festival Curta in Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 10/21/2013

Middle East

MBC3 seeks TV producer [UAE]

Journalists, audiovisual experts and video editors can apply for this position in Dubai.

US and Canada

Deadline approaching: National Press Foundation offers journalism awards [US]

The foundation presents six awards for accomplishments in broadcast, print and online journalism, as well as editorial cartoons.

Deadline: 10/15/2013

Scripps Howard internships accepting applications [US]

Undergraduate juniors or seniors studying journalism can apply for a paid internship in Washington.

Deadline: 11/02/2013

International reporting fellowship on family planning open [US]

U.S. journalists can win a reporting fellowship to attend the International Family Planning Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Deadline: 10/14/2013

Fulbright journalism scholarship open [US]

U.S. citizens who hold or expect to receive a bachelor's degree can apply for one year of study in the United Kingdom.

Deadline: 10/15/2013

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