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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 2017 to 2019 to this festival in Prague.

Deadline: 09/15/2018

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


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 for Investigative Reporting.

Deadline: 10/24/2018

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.


National Geographic Traveller hosts photo contest [UK, Ireland]

Photographers ages 18 and older can submit work in one of five categories: cities, food, nature, people and portfolio.

Deadline: 12/09/2018

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 two-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: 11/01/2018

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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