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04/21/2014

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IREX seeks media program director [Burma]

The USAID-funded program in Burma will focus on organizational development for civil society and media at the regional and national levels and include professional skills building for civil society leaders and journalists.

ICFJ program participants and alumni: Fill out a short survey for a chance to win an Amazon gift card

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United Nations Journalism and Public Information Program on New Threats

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) organizes two new workshops in Turin: Biosecurity Masterclass June 21-22, 2014, and Cyber Threats Workshop June 27-29, 2014.

Deadline extended: global health reporting contest [BRIC]

Journalists from Brazil, Russia, India and China with the best coverage of maternal and child health can win a US$1,000 cash prize and a paid trip to the United States.

International Journalism MA. One-year professional master’s degree for globally minded journalists. Starts September 2014

The International Journalism MA is a one-year practice-based course in which you will develop skills in print, radio, TV and online journalism. You will learn to research and report as well as understand the global context of contemporary journalism.

News Corp offers journalism fellowship [Mexico]

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

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Poynter offers online boot camp [Worldwide]

The daylong program for writers and editors covers reporting, writing and effective feedback.

Science film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Documentarians whose work addresses contemporary science problems can participate in an international festival in Moscow.

Deadline: 07/16/2014

Deadline approaching: course in financial, business reporting [Worldwide]

Full-time journalists or regular contributors to broadcast media organizations who have at least two years of experience can apply for a course in London.

Deadline: 04/21/2014

Documentary film contest open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers are invited to submit their work to a film festival in Perm, Russia.

Deadline: 05/10/2017

Travel writing scholarship available [Worldwide]

Three aspiring writers will take part in a workshop in Montenegro, followed by a 10-day trip across the Balkans.

Deadline: 03/21/2017

Africa

Deadline approaching: IMF photo contest [Africa]

Photographers ages 18 to 30 in Sub-Saharan Africa can compete to attend the Africa Rising Conference in Mozambique.

Deadline: 04/25/2014

Asia Pacific

News Corp seeks senior journalist [Australia]

Reporters with significant daily newsroom experience can apply for a position in Adelaide.

Europe

Deadline approaching: sports journalism position [UK]

Scotland’s The Press and Journal is hiring a sports reporter.

Deadline: 04/23/2014

Deadline approaching: BBC seeks data journalists [UK]

Journalists with a good understanding of statistics, statistical analysis and database management are encouraged to apply for two positions in London.

Deadline: 04/23/2014

Deadline extended: journalism exchange fellowship [US, Austria]

Print, broadcast and freelance journalists ages 21 to 38 can apply for a six-week fellowship in Austria or the United States.

Deadline: 06/12/2016

Music journalism workshop open [UK]

Writers who are interested in learning more about music journalism can participate in a free workshop in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Latin America

Feature writing workshop open [Venezuela]

Journalists fluent in Spanish can take a free course in Caracas.

Contest on labor rights reporting seeks entries [Brazil]

Web, print and broadcast journalists can apply for cash prizes totaling BRL400,000.

Deadline: 05/05/2017

Sport-view seeks freelancers [Brazil]

Journalists and journalism students with a good command of Portuguese and English can apply to report on soccer matches in Rio de Janeiro state.

Walter Benjamin Foundation hosts photo contest [Latin America]

Professional or amateur photographers can submit images that shed light on the struggles facing children in Latin America.

Deadline: 05/05/2014

Middle East

Deadline approaching: energy journalism program [Turkey]

Journalists with English proficiency can participate in a course and have the chance to become assistant correspondents for the Anadolu Agency.

Deadline: 04/24/2014

US and Canada

Photography contest on biodiversity open [North America]

Pictures that promote the environment and showcase stories of shared biodiversity across Canada, the United States and Mexico are eligible.

Deadline: 05/23/2014

MIT seeks director for Knight fellowship program [US]

Experienced journalists with an interest in science and technology can apply for this position in Cambridge, Ma.

The Atlantic seeks social media and engagement editor [US]

Journalists with experience managing social media accounts can apply for an editorial position in Washington.

Aboriginal journalism fellowship open [Canada]

First Nations, Métis and Inuit journalists can apply for a one-month fellowship with CBC News.

Deadline: 05/01/2014

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