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08/11/2014

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ICFJ-UN Foundation Climate Change Journalism Fellowship for journalists based in the U.S

Ten U.S.-based professional journalists who don't regularly cover climate will meet with high-level, global experts in New York to discuss climate change and its effects on our environment, health and economies.

ICFJ-UN Foundation Climate Change Journalism Virtual Fellowship for journalists from Europe, Asia and Africa

Ten professional journalists from Europe, Asia and Africa who don't regularly cover the environment will have the opportunity to speak with high-level, global experts on climate change and its effects on our environment, health and economies.

RNTC offers course in financial management for broadcast managers

Forget those courses giving general advice about management: this is a week of real world examples of running a successful business in the broadcast sector. Sign up before Sept. 1.

United Nations Journalism and Public Information Programme offers cyber threats workshop

The workshop will take place Oct. 9-11 at the United Nations Campus in Turin, Italy. Apply by Sept. 3.

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Knight Center offers data journalism course in Spanish [Worldwide]

The free course will introduce journalists to the most relevant digital tools that assist in data reporting.

Are you IJNet's journalist of the month?

We're looking for an outstanding journalist who has used IJNet to further his or her career. The journalist will be interviewed and featured on IJNet.

Documentary fund accepting entries [Worldwide]

Grants up to GBP50,000 (US$77,879) are available to support long-form feature documentaries of a journalistic nature.

Picture Dignity contest open [Worldwide]

Open to professional and amateur photographers, the contest aims to inspire expressions of human dignity.

Deadline: 09/06/2014

Health reporting trip sends journalists to Mozambique

New media journalists from France, Germany, India, Japan, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States can apply to investigate the topic of immunizations and child health.

Deadline: 09/03/2014

Grant available for reporting on food waste [Worldwide]

The winner will have two months and up to US$15,000 to report on food waste in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Deadline: 08/25/2014

Poynter offers course on verifying information [Worldwide]

The online program will introduce journalists to the fundamental principles for verifying information and preventing errors in their reporting.

Africa

Africa Web Festival accepting project proposals

Selected journalists, entrepreneurs and developers proficient in French can present their projects at the festival in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Deadline: 10/12/2014

Deadline approaching: business journalism fellowship [Africa]

Full-time journalists and freelancers can apply to this program in Nairobi, Kenya.

Deadline: 08/16/2014

Asia Pacific

Mentoring program seeks documentary filmmakers [South Asia]

Documentarians who have films in the rough cut or post-production stages can apply to participate in remote trainings via Skype and a workshop in New Delhi.

Deadline: 08/23/2014

Europe

Esquire seeks journalists [UK]

The magazine in London is hiring a layout designer, a picture researcher and a deputy style editor.

BBC seeks creative director [UK]

Experienced digital journalists can apply for the position in London.

Deadline: 08/18/2014

Latin America

Narrative journalism contest open [Latin America]

Journalists ages 35 and younger with unpublished works in Spanish can compete for publication and US$2,000.

Deadline: 09/30/2015

Contest for social entrepreneurship reporting open [Brazil]

Journalists and communication professionals can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 10/10/2014

Scholarships to study in the UK available [Brazil]

Journalists interested in pursuing a one-year master's program in the United Kingdom can apply for the Chevening Scholarship Program.

Deadline: 11/15/2014

Deadline approaching: education reporting contest [Chile]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for a US$1,000 prize.

Deadline: 08/16/2014

Middle East

Deadline approaching: contest for human rights reporting [MENA]

The Arab Human Rights Academy offers the International Journalism Award to recognize intrepid and thoughtful reporting in the Arab world.

Deadline: 08/13/2014

Al-Arabi al-Jadeed seeks journalist [Qatar]

Budding journalists and recent graduates can apply for the multimedia position in Doha.

US and Canada

Huffington Post offers editorial fellowship [US]

Recent graduates can apply for a six-month, paid program in New York.

Deadline: 07/31/2015

Business reporting fellowship open [US]

The Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellowship in Washington enables reporters to spend a year improving their knowledge of free markets.

Deadline: 08/15/2015

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