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News Corp offers journalism fellowship [Mexico]

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Poynter offers digital skills course [Worldwide]

The webinar will introduce journalists to the latest trends and changes affecting reporters in the digital age.

Photo essay contest open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers whose entries tell one cohesive story can win prizes from SanDisk.

Deadline: 04/16/2014

Social innovation fellowship accepting applications [Worldwide]

Journalists who have developed business endeavors that address social needs are encouraged to apply for the Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowship in Chicago.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Short film festival accepting submissions [Worldwide]

The Shnit International Festival will screen films at venues in Argentina, Costa Rica, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand and the United States.

Deadline: 06/02/2014

Poynter offers copy editing webinar [Worldwide]

The session will help journalists strengthen their knowledge of essential writing and editing principles.


Deadline approaching: contest for health reporting and social engagement [Nigeria]

Hala Nigeria seeks to foster journalism projects that actively engage citizens on health topics.

Deadline: 04/12/2014

Thomson Reuters offers investigative reporting course [Ethiopia]

Journalists with at least two years of experience and a good level of spoken and written English may apply to take a course in Addis Ababa.

Deadline: 04/19/2014

Asia Pacific

Deadline approaching: WHO journalism fellowship [Cambodia]

The World Health Organization offers eight-month fellowships to report on road safety as a public health concern.

Deadline: 04/10/2014


Documentary conference open [Latin America]

Documentarians can participate in pitching and hackathon workshops and network meetings at DocMontevideo in Uruguay.

Deadline: 04/16/2014


US Embassy offers grants [Kazakhstan]

Nongovernmental, nonprofit organizations can apply for funding to support democratic institutions including independent media.

Deadline: 06/16/2014

International film festival open [Portugal]

Documentarians worldwide can submit works to the Doclisboa'14.

Deadline: 06/15/2014

Fellowship for investigative science journalism open [UK]

Experienced journalists can apply to receive full funding for an in-depth, science reporting project.

Deadline: 05/07/2014

Latin America

Digital journalism course open [Brazil]

Budding journalists can take this free online course offered in Portuguese.

News Corp offers journalism fellowship [Mexico]

The International Center for Journalists will select five Mexican journalists for a News Corp Fellowship that includes an internship at The Wall Street Journal in New York.

Deadline: 05/13/2014

Seminar on investigative journalism open [Brazil]

Journalists, academics and students are invited to this event in Recife, Pernambuco state.

Deadline: 10/16/2014

Middle East

ARIJ seeks Arabic-speaking executive producer [MENA]

Multimedia and video journalists, storytellers and investigative reporters with at least 10 years of experience can apply for this position with the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism.

Deadline: 04/21/2014

Doha Film Institute offers grants [MENA]

Filmmakers can apply for production and post-production funding for their feature-length projects.

Deadline: 07/30/2018

US and Canada

Photojournalism contest seeks entries [US]

Camera company Ricoh Theta will give away 360 cameras to photojournalists who want to capture the world in a new way.

Deadline: 04/10/2014

Deadline approaching: college journalism contest [US]

Undergraduate students can compete for a US$2,500 reporting prize.

Deadline: 04/16/2014

Columbia Journalism Review seeks regional correspondents [US]

Journalists can apply for freelance positions to cover local policy, politics and media stories.

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