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08/18/2014

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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.

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.

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Worldwide

Deadline approaching: AJ+ documentary contest [Worldwide]

Selected filmmakers will pitch their films at the Camden International Film Festival in Maine, and at least one filmmaker will receive a commission worth up to US$10,000.

Deadline: 08/26/2014

Photojournalism contest offers investigative grant [Worldwide]

The winner will receive support in the implementation, production and promotion of an in-depth project on threats to the Arctic.

Deadline: 10/15/2017

Human rights fellowships available [Worldwide]

Recent graduates in journalism, international relations or law can apply for a yearlong fellowship to work with the Human Rights Watch in New York or Washington.

Deadline: 10/06/2017

Screening grants available for human rights films [Worldwide]

Film festivals, mobile cinema projects, outreach programs and educational activities at schools and universities are eligible for EUR7,500 (US$10,055) grants.

Deadline: 09/16/2014

Deadline approaching: fellowship for covering the Amazon [Worldwide]

Environmental journalists can apply to receive up to US$30,000 to cover business practices in the region.

Deadline: 08/25/2014

German Chancellor Fellowship open [BRIC, US]

Journalists with leadership experience from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the United States can apply to spend a year working on a project in Germany.

Deadline: 09/15/2014

Africa

Contest honors reporting on development [Africa]

Journalists from Sub-Saharan Africa can submit their unpublished articles to the Haller Prize for Development Journalism.

Deadline: 09/16/2016

Editors' symposium focuses on energy sector reporting [Uganda]

The two-day training in Kampala will help editors better supervise their reporters while covering the oil and gas industries.

Deadline: 08/30/2014

Deadline approaching: Associated Press seeks bureau chief [Africa]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in French can apply for the position in Dakar, Senegal.

Deadline: 08/24/2014

Asia Pacific

Data bootcamp accepting applications [India]

The three-day training in Gurgaon will help media professionals create interactive content focusing on the Indian government’s new budget.

Journalism contest accepting nominations [Australia]

The Walkley Awards recognize commitment to journalism standards and leadership in the media industry.

Deadline: 09/01/2014

Europe

Contest open to student journalists [UK]

Journalists and photographers with under two years of experience are eligible.

Deadline: 09/20/2014

Thomson Reuters seeks senior correspondent [Russia]

Journalists with at least five years of reporting experience and a strong knowledge of the Russian language can apply for this position in Moscow.

Latin America

Online course covers radio news production [Latin America, Spain]

Participants will learn how to edit their audio stories and make them appropriate for radio.

Deadline: 08/16/2015

Journalism research calls for papers [Brazil]

Journalism professors, students and professionals are invited to a conference in Palhoça, Santa Catarina state.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Middle East

Entertainment news site seeks editor [Egypt]

Editors with new media experience can apply for this position at FilFan.com in Cairo.

Media training program open [Egypt]

The American University in Cairo Press will host a nine-month professional training.

Deadline: 09/02/2014

US and Canada

Radio journalism competition open [US]

Journalists ages 35 and younger who work in public radio are eligible for the Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize.

Deadline: 09/20/2014

CBC seeks senior producer [Canada]

Media professionals with at least five years of experience in digital news can apply for the position in Vancouver.

Deadline: 09/03/2014

Fellowship funds health care reporting [US]

The Association of Health Care Journalists provides fellows with up to US$6,500 and guidance through customized seminars, conference calls and email consultations.

Deadline: 10/01/2014

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