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Three-week investigative reporting intensive at Columbia Journalism School

Journalists and editors worldwide can apply for Columbia Journalism School's investigative journalism course in New York City. Participants will study topics such as data reporting, source development and multimedia storytelling.

Contest seeks reporters' stories on maternal and child health

Journalists from Brazil, China, India, Russia and Sub-Saharan Africa who cover maternal and child health can submit their work to Johnson & Johnson and ICFJ for a US$1,000 cash prize and an all-expenses-paid trip to the United States.

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.

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Scripps Howard Semester in Washington open [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will select two international students for a four-month internship program in Washington.

Deadline: 09/25/2015

Travel grants to science forum available [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply to meet the world’s top mathematicians and computer scientists in Heidelberg, Germany.

Deadline: 06/30/2015

Pitch Me seeks freelancers [Worldwide]

Short documentary filmmakers and writers in the fields on health, science and technology are invited to become members.

UN video competition accepting entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers ages 25 and younger are invited to submit films on migration, diversity and social inclusion to PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival.

Deadline: 06/04/2017

NewsU offers master class on interviewing [Worldwide]

Pulitzer Prize winner Jacqui Banaszynski will share tips on how to use “storyteller questions” to turn subjects into storytellers themselves.

Webinar focuses on contest for maternal health reporting [BRIC, Africa]

Journalists interested in ICFJ’s 2015 Global Health Reporting Contest are invited to attend a webinar featuring discussions with winners from the 2014 program, a senior health journalist and ICFJ staff.

Fellowships available for investigative journalism conference [Worldwide]

Journalists in developing or transitioning countries can apply for a fellowship to attend the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Asia Pacific

AAJA Asia Chapter hosts conference [South Korea]

The New. Now. Next Media (N3) Conference will feature workshops, panels, networking meals and tour programs in Seoul.

Deadline: 05/22/2015


Journalism contest focuses on integration [Europe]

Journalists can submit articles and broadcast reports that help to overcome prejudice and encourage dialogue among European nations.

Deadline: 07/31/2015

Radio station seeks interns [Europe]

Bilingual students in political science, journalism or European studies who are proficient in French can apply for this internship in Nantes, France.

News-Decoder seeks editorial intern [France]

Aspiring multimedia journalists with an interest in international affairs can apply for this position in Paris.

Deadline: 05/15/2015

Latin America

Course on archaeology, heritage and journalism open [Latin America, Spain]

Spain's Burgos University offers an online course covering historical reporting in traditional and social media.

Community journalism project offers workshops [Brazil]

São Paulo residents ages 16 and older can apply for free training in web journalism, writing for social networking, video reporting, photojournalism and video shooting and editing.

Deadline: 05/20/2015

Digital journalism congress open [Argentina]

Journalists and students can participate in workshops and talks on innovation, cyber security, verification and more.

Red Cross reporting course open [Brazil]

College students interested in news coverage of armed conflicts can register for this free course in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/04/2017

Middle East

Film residency program in Lebanon available [MENA]

Young filmmakers can apply to participate in this program in Beirut.

Deadline: 05/31/2015

Training course on community news open [Egypt]

The German International Cooperation is hosting a 10-day training program in Luxor.

US and Canada

NPR offers reporting fellowship [US]

Journalists can apply for the Above the Fray Fellowship to conduct a reporting project abroad.

Deadline: 07/01/2017

UN offers travel fellowship to Haiti [US]

U.S.-based journalists interested in sexual and reproductive health, international development and the United Nations can apply.

Deadline: 05/25/2015

Generation Justice seeks media fellows [US]

Young journalists of color recently graduated or finishing college can apply for this program in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Deadline: 05/16/2016

AIR organizes contest for storytelling experiments in public media [US]

The Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) is searching for 15 creative leaders with ideas that will bring public media to local communities. The winning projects will be incubated at public radio stations nationwide as part of Localore: Finding America.

Deadline: 05/31/2015

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