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05/27/2014

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2017 Online Journalism Awards launched [Worldwide]

The Online News Association will recognize online journalists, digital news organizations and students for excellence, offering US$58,500 in prize money.

Deadline: 06/08/2017

St. Petersburg Film Union hosts festival [Worldwide]

Filmmakers from around the world can submit their work to be screened at this festival in Russia.

Deadline: 07/02/2014

Environmental reporting project seeks contributors [Worldwide]

Experienced journalists can apply to take part in a global reporting project about forest conservation.

Investigative reporting fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 22 to 38 can apply to the Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative.

Deadline: 05/02/2016

Africa

Internews seeks mentor/trainer [South Sudan]

Experienced broadcast professionals can help build the first big city radio station in Juba.

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters offers course on multimedia reporting [Sri Lanka]

Sri Lankan journalists with at least one year of experience can attend a five-day workshop in Colombo.

Deadline: 11/13/2015

Europe

Short story competition open [Russia]

Russian-speaking journalists from around the world can apply to attend the Living Word Multimedia Festival in Boldino, Russia.

Deadline: 08/16/2014

Daily Mirror seeks content team leader [UK]

Senior journalists can apply to lead a staff of reporters to create content for the paper's website.

Deadline: 05/28/2014

Journalism contest on oncology open [Russia]

Print and online journalists can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 08/15/2014

Latin America

SocialTIC organizes free webinars [Latin America, Spain]

Journalists, hackers and social activists interested in learning more about data and technology can participate in a series of online seminars.

Deadline: 05/29/2014

Workshop on audiovisual narration open [Argentina]

This course will focus on audiovisual techniques and methods that can be used to craft vivid characters for the screen.

Deadline: 05/30/2014

Contest for agricultural reporting open [Latin America, Caribbean]

Journalists and students who cover agribusiness can compete for the 2017 Massey Ferguson Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 09/04/2017

Hackathon on public funds open [Latin America, US]

Journalists and developers will gather June 7 in Miami, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru for Latin America's first regional hackathon.

Middle East

Arab and Mediterranean film festival accepting submissions [MENA]

Filmmakers from the Arab world can submit their projects to be screened at this festival in Barcelona, Spain.

Deadline: 06/21/2014

US and Canada

Journalism fellowship open [Canada]

The Michelle Lang Fellowship gives a student the opportunity to spend six months working at Postmedia News and six months at the Calgary Herald.

Deadline: 06/01/2014

Knight Foundation seeks media innovation director [US]

Media professionals with experience leading digital initiatives at legacy journalism organizations can apply for the position in Miami.

Wharton School hosts business journalism seminar [US]

Business and economics journalists can apply to attend a seminar on innovation and technology in San Francisco.

Quartz seeks global news editor [US]

Veteran journalists with management experience can apply to lead the publication’s newsroom team and guide the website’s daily coverage.

RTDNA scholarships, fellowships open [US]

Journalism students and young journalists can apply for up to US$10,000 in grants.

Deadline: 05/31/2016

Deadline approaching: National Press Foundation offers reporting fellowship [US]

U.S. and international journalists who cover politics in Washington can apply for a nine-month seminar program.

Deadline: 06/28/2017

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