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Freelance, local journalism contest open [Worldwide]

The Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism honor exceptional freelance journalists, local reporters and news fixers in developing countries.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Deadline approaching: scholarships for journalism courses [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists from several developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend courses at the Radio Nederland Training Centre in the Netherlands.

Deadline: 07/13/2018

Storytelling seminars open [Worldwide]

The StoriesLead initiative offers webinars for writers, filmmakers, journalists and other professionals who want to improve their storytelling abilities across digital platforms.

Photography, documentary grants available [Worldwide]

Photographers and filmmakers can apply for a US$5,000 grant to support a project on a social issue.

Deadline: 03/31/2016

Digital storytelling contest open [Worldwide]

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam seeks interactive and new media projects for an annual digital documentary storytelling competition.

Deadline: 08/01/2015


Thomson Reuters offers reporting course [Ghana]

Journalists with at least two years of professional experience and a good level of spoken and written English can take a course in Accra.

Deadline: 03/31/2014


Photo contest on wind energy open [Spain, Latin America]

Participants submit images for the chance to win EUR1,000 from the Spanish Wind Energy Association.

Deadline: 04/25/2014

Channel 4 hosts investigative journalism training [UK]

Television journalists with varying degrees of experience can apply for a career-development program with the network.

Deadline: 03/31/2014

El País offers photojournalism course [Spain]

The program will include workshops in photo editing, exhibitions by professional photographers and practice sessions on the streets of Madrid.

Thomson Reuters seeks photojournalist [Russia]

Experienced photojournalists who are fluent in spoken and written Russian can apply for this position in Moscow.

Training in multiplatform journalism open [Belarus]

Online journalists with at least two years of experience and an interest in covering international news can participate in this seminar in Kiev, Ukraine.

Deadline: 03/30/2014

Latin America

Bloomberg seeks editor [Brazil]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for this position in Brasília.

Middle East

Photo competition open [Morocco]

Amateur photographers ages 18 to 25 can submit photos related to the theme of racism.

Deadline: 04/23/2014

Al Jazeera seeks editorial, social media staff [Africa]

English-speaking journalists with proven experience may apply for positions with Al Jazeera's online AJ+ channel.

Screen Institute Beirut offers film funds [MENA]

Arab filmmakers can submit their documentary project to receive funding.

Deadline: 09/30/2015

US and Canada

National Public Radio, Washington Post fellowship open [US]

The Stone and Holt Weeks Fellow will spend 12 weeks at The Washington Post followed by 12 weeks at NPR to learn how to report for print, Web and radio.

Deadline: 04/30/2013

Investigative Fund hosts journalism contest [US]

The I.F. Stone Award will provide up to US$10,000 in funding to emerging reporters.

Deadline: 10/30/2015

USC sponsors health reporting grants [US]

Print, broadcast and online reporters may apply for US$10,000 grants from the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism.

Deadline: 04/01/2014

Student contest for religion reporting open [US]

Journalism students who have written about religion in print or online may compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

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