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Public outreach fellowship open [Worldwide]

The Open Society Foundations seek candidates with innovative approaches to social issues like human rights and access to information.

Deadline: 09/07/2016

Reporting trip to South Africa accepting applications

Media professionals from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States can apply for a reporting trip focusing on health and development issues.

Journal seeks articles on communication, civil society and social change [Worldwide]

Journalists and researchers may submit articles in English or Spanish to media journal Comunicar.

Deadline: 09/30/2015

RoverImages seeks photographers [Worldwide]

Visual storytellers can apply to join this new photo agency that aims to document the world.

Portrait photography contest open [Worldwide]

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize encourages photographers to portray people with an emphasis on their identity as individuals.

Deadline: 06/12/2018

Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellowship open [Worldwide]

The fellowship offers developers and technologists US$60,000 to spend 10 months embedded in top newsrooms around the world.

Deadline: 08/21/2015

Deadline extended: ONA offers conference fellowships [Worldwide]

The Online News Association (ONA) is accepting candidates for the MJ Bear Fellowship to attend the 2018 ONA conference in Austin, Texas.

Deadline: 07/09/2018


Fact-checking competition open [Africa]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can submit reports that exposed misleading claims made by public figures and institutions.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters offers editorial judgment training [India]

Journalists with at least four years of experience can apply for a fellowship to participate in a four-day course in Bengaluru.


Photo contest on conflict and peace open [Eastern Europe]

Professional and amateur photographers ages 18 to 30 from Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and the North Caucasus regions of Russia can submit works.

Deadline: 06/30/2015

Fellowship available for reporting on cancer [Europe]

Early and midcareer journalists with an interest in health stories can apply for a fellowship to attend the European CanCer Organization Congress (ECCO2015) in Vienna.

Deadline: 07/15/2015

Workshop for young journalists open [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Journalists ages 18 to 26 from Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia can participate in this workshop in Potsdam, Germany.

Deadline: 06/12/2018

Latin America

Thomson Reuters seeks trafficking, slavery correspondent [Brazil]

Experienced journalists fluent in Portuguese and English can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Workshop focuses on the coverage of post-conflict situations [Ecuador]

Participants will learn to recognize the key elements that constitute a reconciliation agenda and to develop a lucid, journalistic approach to these processes.

Deadline: 06/29/2015

ExxonMobil journalism competition offers cash prizes [Brazil]

Categories include general reports, photography, news design, front-page news and television journalism.

Deadline: 07/16/2015

Middle East

Reporting fellowship brings international journalists to US [MENA]

Early to midcareer journalists who are citizens of Muslim-majority countries are eligible for the 2018 Daniel Pearl Fellowship.

Deadline: 08/31/2017

Sky News seeks editor [MENA]

Journalists with extensive experience in television news at a senior level can apply for this position in Abu Dhabi.

Deadline: 06/27/2015

US and Canada

Diversity fellowships available for environmental journalism conference [US]

Journalists of color can apply for a fellowship to attend the annual conference organized by the Society of Environmental Journalists.

Deadline: 07/07/2015

Journalism contest on disability issues open [US]

Journalists from print, radio or television outlets and online-only publications can compete for the Katherine Schneider Journalism Award.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

ICFJ seeks health reporting proposals [US]

Journalists and bloggers who cover minority, low-income and rural communities can apply for up to US$2,500 to complete their projects on local health issues.

Deadline: 07/01/2015

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing hosts contest [US]

Journalists ages 30 and younger who cover scientific issues can apply for the Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

Grants available for health care reporting [US]

The National Institute for Health Care Management will provide up to US$250,000 to be distributed among six to eight projects.

Deadline: 07/23/2015

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