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CUNY-J School has free online courses [Worldwide]

The online education portal at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism features courses on the latest tools and strategies in data, entrepreneurial and visual journalism.

Travel writing scholarship available [Worldwide]

Three aspiring writers will take part in a workshop in Buenos Aires, followed by a 10-day trip around Argentina.

Deadline: 02/28/2018

Documentary fund accepting entries [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for grants to support longform feature documentaries.

Online course on news judgment open [Worldwide]

This free, six-week course from the University of Hong Kong will help participants identify reliable information in news reports and become better informed about the world.

Knight-VICE Innovators Fund seeks projects [Worldwide]

Journalists with innovative projects can apply for training and seed money from the US$500,000 Knight-VICE Innovators Fund.

Deadline: 06/01/2016

Tribeca Film Institute funds new media projects [Worldwide]

The TFI New Media Fund will provide nonfiction and social issue media projects US$50,000 to US$100,000 in funding.

Deadline: 05/12/2015


Global health reporting contest open [BRIC, Africa]

Journalists from Brazil, Russia, India, China and Sub-Saharan Africa can win a cash prize and a paid trip to the United States, organized by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of Johnson & Johnson.

Deadline: 10/07/2018

Food reporting contest open [South Africa]

Journalists with works published or broadcast in 2014 can compete for the Meritorious Awards for Food Science Journalism.

Deadline: 05/18/2015

Asia Pacific

Science writing contest open [Asia]

The Science Centre Singapore and the Asian Scientist Magazine organize the Asian Scientist Writing Prize to find the best science writing from Asia.

Deadline: 06/30/2015


Contest seeks mental health reporting [UK]

Media professionals, organizations and students who report responsibly and sensitively on mental health issues can compete for the Mind Media Awards.

Deadline: 06/26/2015

Thomson Reuters seeks journalists [Russia]

Experienced journalists fluent in Russian and English can apply for two positions in Moscow.

Summer school for journalists open [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Russian-speaking students, journalists, photographers and documentary filmmakers from Russia and neighboring countries can participate in this program in the Tver region.

Deadline: 05/20/2018

Free seminar focuses on narrative journalism, digital media [Spain]

Online magazine Zero Grados organizes a daylong conference at the University of Zaragoza.

Latin America

Online course focuses on how to write for the web [Latin America, Spain]

The Center for Training in Digital Journalism at the University of Guadalajara offers this course in Spanish Nov. 12 to Dec. 16.

Deadline: 10/28/2018

LinkedIn seeks communications intern [Brazil]

College students who are fluent in English can apply for the position in São Paulo.

Middle East

BBC Arabic Film and Documentary Festival seeks entries [MENA]

Films produced after December 2010 exploring the struggles for power and control that continue to shake the Arab region are eligble.

Deadline: 05/13/2015

Thomson Reuters seeks reporter [Saudi Arabia]

Arabic-speaking journalists with at least three years of reporting experience can apply for this position in Riyadh.

US and Canada

Politico journalism institute accepting applications [US]

University students can apply for an all-expense-paid training program at Politico's headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, and American University in Washington.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Overseas reporting fellowship open [US, Germany]

The McCloy Fellowships, sponsored by the American Council on Germany, provide journalists with the opportunity to travel to Europe or the United States to conduct on-site research and pursue stories of their own design.

Deadline: 06/01/2018

Contest seeks nonfiction magazine articles, books [Canada]

Freelance journalists who write about social justice issues can apply for the Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards.

Deadline: 06/12/2015

Scholarships for data reporting training available [US]

The Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and WBEZ-Chicago are organizing a hands-on workshop on R, an open-source programming language, Nov. 12 to 14 in Chicago.

Deadline: 09/10/2018

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