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10/10/2014

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John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford

Each year, 20 journalists are selected to spend 10 months at Stanford exploring potential solutions to journalism challenges they identify. The deadline is Dec. 1, 2014.

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Photojournalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Freelance photographers reporting under risky conditions can apply for the Lucas Dolega Award. The winner will receive an endowment of EUR10,000 (US$11,839).

Deadline: 10/30/2017

Training for young film critics offered [Worldwide]

Journalists younger than 30 can apply to cover the International Film Festival Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

Film festival on human rights open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit documentaries produced in 2015 to 2017 to this festival in Prague.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Contest open to editorial cartoonists [Worldwide]

The United Nations is accepting entries for the Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards. Winners can receive up to US$10,000.

Deadline: 11/15/2017

Mobile photography contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Photographers with strong photos shot with their mobile devices can enter the Mobile Photo Awards.

Deadline: 12/11/2017

Africa

Social media contest open [Africa]

Organizations and individuals ages 18 and older can compete for cash prizes in four social media innovation categories.

Deadline: 10/27/2014

Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [Nigeria]

Professional and freelance journalists or teams of journalists can apply for the Wole Soyinka Award.

Deadline: 10/24/2017

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal seeks desk editor [India]

Journalists with more than five years of experience editing and reporting can apply for the position based in New Delhi.

Europe

National Geographic Traveller hosts photo contest [UK, Ireland]

Photographers and videographers ages 18 and older can submit a single-shot, video and portfolio to win prizes.

Deadline: 12/09/2017

Bloomberg seeks stocks reporter [Russia]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in English and Russian can apply for this position in Moscow.

Thomson Reuters offers video news workshop [Central Asia]

Journalists with two years of experience can apply for scholarships to attend the training program in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Deadline: 10/31/2014

Freelance journalism workshop open [Spain]

Budding journalists who wish to acquire tools to work independently can attend this one-day workshop in Madrid.

Latin America

Radio symposium focuses on digital challenges [Brazil]

Journalism professionals, academics and students are invited to participate in this event in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul state.

Deadline: 10/30/2014

Data journalism conference open [Brazil]

Journalism students and professionals can attend this free Abraji event in São Paulo or via Google Hangout to discuss digital journalism.

Red Cross offers course on conflict reporting [Venezuela]

Journalists who want to learn more about humanitarian law and conflict scenarios can apply for a course in Valencia.

Middle East

Social leadership program for women open [MENA, Sweden]

The yearlong program provides two training sessions and ongoing coaching to selected female social entrepreneurs.

Deadline: 11/05/2014

US and Canada

NPR Kroc fellowships open [US]

National Public Radio will offer hands-on training to three recent graduates interested in public radio journalism.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

BuzzFeed offers fellowship on national security reporting [US]

Experienced journalists can apply for a yearlong stipend of US$85,000 to produce a series of stories on a single subject.

Deadline: 11/01/2014

Dow Jones accepting internship applications [US]

Students can apply for paid summer internships in data journalism, digital media, business reporting and multiplatform editing.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

Foreign Policy magazine seeks digital designer [US]

Designers with experience creating graphics, infographics, maps and charts can apply for the position in Washington.

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