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09/02/2014

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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.

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Worldwide

Al Jazeera seeks original storytelling applications [Worldwide]

Software designers, developers and storytellers can submit web or mobile applications for cash prizes.

Deadline: 09/30/2014

Fusion Doc Challenge open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can sign up to make a short documentary in five days. Challenge winners will screen their works at the Slamdance Film Festival, receive a distribution deal with Fusion and win cash prizes.

Deadline: 11/06/2014

Global peace publication calls for papers [Worldwide]

Submissions must focus on peace or conflict journalism projects, programs, classes, proposals or academic works.

Deadline: 09/07/2016

Arts journalism contest open [Worldwide]

The Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism will honor print or online writing on new work in the arts.

Deadline: 11/30/2015

Environmental film festival open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit documentaries, features and animations to this international festival in Russia.

Deadline: 10/13/2014

Africa

Contest highlights science, technology stories [Africa]

Journalism students from accredited universities can compete for the pan-African Student Profile Awards.

Deadline: 09/22/2014

Caribbean

Writing contest open [Latin America, Spain]

Journalists of any nationality can submit unpublished work in Spanish to the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz competition.

Deadline: 11/01/2014

Europe

Thomson Reuters hosts photojournalism training [Central Asia]

Experienced photojournalists can attend the three-day course in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Deadline: 09/15/2014

Contest recognizes reporting on ethnic issues [Russia]

Journalists from federal, regional and ethnic media can compete in several categories, including television, radio, print, internet and more.

Deadline: 09/04/2016

Thomson Reuters seeks reporter [UK]

Journalists with experience covering financial issues can apply for the position in London.

Travel grant available for journalists [Germany, Russia]

Selected journalists will explore different aspects of Russian-German relations and contribute to better mutual understanding between the two nations.

Deadline: 09/22/2014

Bloomberg seeks senior producer [UK]

Journalists with experience in live producing and copy editing can apply for the position in London.

The Times hosts contest for domestic cricket coverage [UK]

Young journalists and regional newspapers can compete for the County Cricket Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 09/23/2014

Fellowship for journalism research open [Germany]

Journalists who cover science, politics, social issues or economics can apply for a fellowship in Berlin.

Deadline: 11/01/2014

Latin America

Workshop on digital journalism, social media open [Argentina]

Anyone interested in learning more about using digital and social media tools in their reporting can take this course in Buenos Aires.

Globo publisher offers internship [Brazil]

College students scheduled to graduate between December 2017 and July 2019 can apply for this program in São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 10/30/2016

College journalism contest open [Brazil]

Journalism students from the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Bahia and Minas Gerais can apply for prizes and a chance to intern at a media outlet in Spain.

Deadline: 09/22/2014

Middle East

BBC Media Action hosts training [Algeria]

Journalists with at least two years of experience can apply for a two-day training in Algiers.

Deadline: 10/01/2014

US and Canada

State Department offers travel fellowship [US]

The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship provides an academic year of travel abroad to report on themes including people, nature, critical species and innovation.

Deadline: 10/11/2016

Media fellowships on criminal justice issues available [US]

The Soros Justice Fellowships fund writers, print and broadcast journalists, bloggers, filmmakers and others to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate and catalyze change.

Deadline: 10/12/2016

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