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World Press Photo offers free multimedia course [Worldwide]

Media professionals and photography enthusiasts can take this online course.

Online course in slideshow storytelling open [Worldwide]

The MulinBlog Online J-School is hosting this free course for budding journalists.

Nominations open for Knight International Journalism Awards [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks pioneering journalists whose work has made an impact on the lives of people in the developing world.

Deadline: 02/18/2018

International Women's Media Foundation contest open [Worldwide]

IWMF will honor female journalists with the Courage in Journalism Awards and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Deadline: 02/14/2014

Asia Society hosts reporting competition [Worldwide]

Online and print journalists who produced works in English in 2016 can apply for a US$10,000 award.

Deadline: 03/16/2017

Columbia University hosts business journalism fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists with at least four years of experience can apply for a fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 02/15/2018

Photography competition open [Worldwide]

The Photographic Museum of Humanity aims to finance strong photographers and find new talent.

Deadline: 02/24/2015

Asia Pacific

Journalist exchange program open [Afghanistan, Pakistan]

The program covers all costs for journalists to complete a joint reporting project.

Deadline: 03/06/2014


Investigative journalism fellowships available [Balkans]

Experienced journalists from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia are invited to compete for a seven-month program.

Deadline: 03/05/2014

Scriptwriting residency open [Russia]

Documentarists ages 19 and older can participate in a two-week workshop.

Deadline: 02/16/2014

Dataharvest conference open [Europe]

Investigative journalists and data specialists are invited to a conference in Mechelen, Belgium.

Journalism contest recognizes crowdfunding work [Russia]

Journalists and bloggers can compete for a cash prize.

Deadline: 03/21/2014

Investigative journalism grants available [Europe]

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

Deadline: 11/20/2017

Latin America

Course on corporate communication offered [Argentina]

Media professionals interested in learning modern forms of communication can take this course in Buenos Aires.

Deadline: 03/07/2014

Online course in narrative journalism offered [Latin America, Spain]

Spanish-speaking journalists and journalism students can take this 12-week course.

Deadline: 02/10/2014

Contest highlights reporting on oral health [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 03/31/2015

Mercosur film festival open [South America]

Documentarians can submit their works to a competitive festival, which will feature discussions and meetings with audiovisual professionals June 19 to 24 in Florianópolis, Brazil.

Deadline: 03/05/2018

Middle East

Short film competition launched [Egypt]

Documentaries and narrative films can win cash prizes.

Deadline: 02/15/2014

US and Canada

Knight Foundation offers media innovation grants [US]

Nonprofit, online news organizations and public media organizations can apply for grants up to US$35,000.

Deadline: 12/01/2015

Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship open [US]

Print, broadcast and online journalists who have covered international news can apply for a 10-month fellowship at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

Deadline: 03/01/2018

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