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National Geographic Traveler hosts photo contest [Worldwide]

Photographers can enter digital photos to earn a US$10,000 grand prize.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Free course on data journalism open [Worldwide]

Journalists who want to incorporate data analysis into their reporting may take this online course.

Documentary film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can participate in this festival in Jihlava, Czech Republic.

Deadline: 04/30/2015

Cardiff University offers community journalism course [Worldwide]

Anyone with an interest in hyperlocal reporting can register for this free online course.

Google mapping course available online [Worldwide]

Beginning journalists seeking to improve their digital skills can take a free course about Google's mapping tools.

Free journalism festival to be livestreamed [Worldwide]

The International Journalism Festival will take place April 11 to 15 in Perugia, Italy. Topics range from solutions journalism, fact-checking and data breaches to online harassment, visual storytelling, the future of journalism and more.


Competition seeks story ideas [Africa]

African journalists can submit their proposals for innovative business and technology stories.

Deadline: 04/22/2014

Environmental reporting contest accepting submissions [Africa]

The African Climate Change and Reporting Awards seek to honor journalists whose work has enhanced access to information about climate change.

Deadline: 05/15/2014

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters seeks economics editor [Asia]

Journalists with at least five years of experience including news management can apply for this position in Singapore.


Deadline approaching: free workshop on sports journalism [UK]

This one-day course in London will introduce participants to the basics of sports journalism.

Photography contest on water accepting submissions [Spain]

The competition aims to use photography to highlight the important links between the city of Granada and water.

Deadline: 04/04/2014

Al Jazeera seeks editorial, social media staff [Europe]

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

Documentary film festival open [Kyrgyzstan]

Filmmakers from around the world can submit works on human rights.

Deadline: 04/30/2014

Latin America

News writing course open [Argentina]

The workshop will cover structure of the news, basic elements of writing, genres, plots and writing for radio.

Knight Center offers free online course on Python programming [Brazil]

Journalists and others can participate in this four-week course in Portuguese.

Middle East

BBC Arabic launches film festival [MENA]

Filmmakers, producers, documentarians and journalists who have tackled recent issues facing the Arab world can participate in the Aan Korb Festival in London.

Deadline: 05/02/2014

Press freedom contest seeks entries [MENA]

Journalists from Arab countries whose work has documented the violation of fundamental rights can apply for the Samir Kassir Award.

Deadline: 04/10/2014

US and Canada

PBS Newshour seeks editor [US]

The editor will manage the Newshour's special website for high school students and teachers.

ProPublica seeks fellows for Electionland Project [US]

Experienced journalists interested in covering voting rights, election integrity and more can apply for a paid, full-time fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 03/31/2018

NYU holds summer youth workshop [US]

High school students from the New York metropolitan area may apply to take part in a reporting boot camp and learn the basics of journalism.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

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