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Course for reporting on sexual health open [Worldwide]

Midcareer broadcast journalists can apply for this course in the Netherlands. Scholarships are available for applicants from several developing countries.

Deadline: 10/31/2014

Grants for projects on peace building available [Worldwide]

Journalists, filmmakers and activists can submit project proposals on peace building and conflict resolution for up to US$50,000 in funding.

Deadline: 10/01/2014

Cultural journalism course open [Mexico]

Participants will learn about different journalistic competencies, including reporting, opinion, long-form journalism and interviewing.

Deadline: 08/29/2014

NewsU presents webinar on editing tools [Worldwide]

Editors and reporters who want to improve their writing can attend this online seminar at 2:00 p.m. EDT on Oct. 19.

AJ+ offers reporting fellowship [Worldwide]

Fellows will train with Al Jazeera's digital-only channel in San Francisco for three weeks before returning to their home regions to begin their reporting.

Deadline: 08/02/2014

MIT offers online photojournalism course [Worldwide]

The free course is an introduction to documentary photography.


Deadline approaching: Energy sector course for journalists [Uganda]

The two-day training will help alternative media producers better understand the oil, gas and mining industries.

Deadline: 08/01/2014

Asia Pacific

Investigative reporting fellowships available [Japan, US]

The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan.

Deadline: 09/15/2018


Conference focuses on mobile journalism [Portugal]

Journalism professionals, researchers and students are invited to the Journalism and Mobile Devices Congress on Nov. 22 and 23 in Covilha, Portugal.

Deadline: 11/17/2016

UNESCO offers science journalism workshop [Southeast Europe]

Journalists can apply to participate in this free training in Podgorica, Montenegro, to learn how to report scientific results with accuracy to the general public.

Deadline: 08/18/2014

Exchange program for German-Northern European journalists available [Europe]

Journalists ages 18 to 40 from Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania can apply for a scholarship organized by the International Journalists' Programmes.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks fellows [Balkans]

Fellows will be placed with the Balkan language service at RFE/RL’s headquarters in Prague to receive on-the-job training and mentoring.

Deadline: 08/12/2014

Workshop covers journalism basics for youth [Spain]

Participants ages 8-12 will learn dynamic and creative storytelling techniques, and produce an audio piece and a print or digital story.

Deadline: 09/03/2014

Latin America

Contest for education reporting seeks entries [Brazil]

Print and online journalists can compete for airline tickets to any state capital in Brazil.

Deadline: 11/17/2017

Course focuses on conflict reporting [Brazil]

College students interested in news coverage of armed conflicts can register for this free course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/16/2018

Middle East

Writing workshop open [Egypt]

Journalism students and recent graduates can attend a training in Cairo to improve their Arabic writing.

Deadline: 08/05/2014

Sky News Arabia seeks reporter [Abu Dhabi]

The journalist will report on location from the Middle East, North Africa and other parts of the world.

Deadline: 08/03/2014

US and Canada

Deadline approaching: science journalism competition [US]

The Kavli Science Journalism Awards recognize outstanding individual coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics. One category of the award is open to international participants.

Deadline: 08/01/2014

LinkedIn seeks news editor [US]

Experienced digital journalists can apply for the position in New York.

Pew Center seeks journalism research associate [US]

Researchers with doctorates or master's degrees and experience studying the media can apply for the position in Washington.

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