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ICFJ offers six-week online course for Pakistani journalists on “Freedom of Expression in the Digital Age”

Join a select group of Pakistani journalists in an online seminar covering the practical aspects of digital journalism and its influence on freedom of expression.

One-year professional master’s degree for globally minded journalists

Journalists – both experienced and at the start of their careers – are invited to apply for the International Journalism MA at City University London. Places are available starting in September 2015.

International reporting opportunity for U.S.-based minority journalists

U.S.-based minority journalists selected for ICFJ's Bringing Home the World: International Reporting Fellowship Program for Minority Journalists can travel to a country of their choice to cover compelling yet under-reported stories. Apply by March 31, 2015.

Learn investigative reporting skills at Boston University

Based at Boston University, NECIR’s Investigative Journalism Certificate Program is aimed at recent graduates and working journalists who are interested in pursuing a career in investigative journalism.

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Scholarships available for master’s program on media innovation [Worldwide]

The International Media Innovation Management is a part-time program that incorporates e-learning and seminars in Europe and the United States.

Deadline: 03/31/2015

International Women's Media Foundation organizes trip to South Sudan, Uganda [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience and excellent English skills can apply for an all-expenses-paid reporting trip.

Deadline: 12/04/2017

iPhone photography competition open [Worldwide]

Images taken with an iPhone, iPod or iPad and not altered in Photoshop are eligible.

Deadline: 03/31/2016

Deadline approaching: UN fellowship for journalists from developing countries [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 22 to 35 can apply for the 2017 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 05/21/2017

Digital media resources available [Worldwide]

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism offers free tutorials on video and animation, audio, data visualization, multimedia, reporting and public records, social media and web development.

Documentary film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can participate in this festival in Jihlava, Czech Republic.

Deadline: 04/30/2015

Future Oceans Story Grants open [Worldwide]

The Earth Journalism Network is commissioning stories that explore disruptive innovations likely to affect marine conservation.

Deadline: 03/30/2015


Training focuses on illicit finance reporting [Africa]

Journalists with at least two years of experience can apply for a long-term scheme that includes a workshop and support to produce investigations on illicit financial flows.

Deadline: 10/09/2017


Safety training for journalists open [Europe]

Journalists working in dangerous or remote areas can participate in a training from Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC) in Turin, Italy.

The Washington Post fellowship open [UK]

Print, radio, television and online journalists with two or three years of experience can apply for the Laurence Stern Fellowship in Washington.

Deadline: 03/17/2017

Workshop on photojournalism open [Spain]

Participants will learn how to take good photos with their cameras or smartphones on the streets of Madrid.

Latin America

Workshop on narrative, investigative journalism calls for applications [Venezuela]

Twenty journalists will be selected for this five-day training leading up to a book publication.

Deadline: 04/30/2015

Citizen media conference open [Brazil]

Journalism professionals, activists, academics and students are invited to this event at the University of Espirito Santo in Vitória.

Course on journalism, human rights open [Brazil]

College students can apply to attend a free Saturday course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 08/18/2017

Middle East

7iber seeks interns [MENA]

College graduates or students who are digital natives can apply for internships in Amman, Jordan.

Anti-corruption contest launched [MENA]

Cartoonists, photographers and filmmakers can submit works that raise awareness of corruption.

Deadline: 04/10/2015

US and Canada

ICFJ accepting applications for trip to Japan [US]

Journalists can apply for the 19-day reporting tour as part of the "Illuminating today's Japan for American audiences" program.

Deadline: 03/04/2018

Visual storytelling workshop offers scholarships [US]

The Kalish Workshop is a five-day training program on visual communication across a variety of platforms, such as mobile, tablet, web and print.

Deadline: 04/01/2017

Panel focuses on human rights violations in Mexico [US]

The Freedom House and the International Center for Journalists will present "Perspectives from the Field: Security and Human Rights in Mexico” on March 18 in Washington.

Investigative reporting grants available [US]

Investigative Reporters and Editors offers US$1,000 fellowships to freelance journalists conducting investigative projects.

Deadline: 03/27/2015

CNN seeks interns [US]

Journalism students can apply for a paid summer internship in Washington.

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