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07/06/2015

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New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Rivet Radio seeks anchor [Worldwide]

Broadcast journalists with two years of experience as a news reader or producer can apply for a freelance position.

Camden Film Festival offers Points North Fellowship [Worldwide]

Documentary filmmakers with works in progress can apply for industry mentorship and a trip to the Camden International Film Festival in Maine.

Deadline: 07/24/2015

ICF Mostra seeks freelancers [Worldwide]

Video journalists can apply to contribute work from their own countries about issues affecting the European Union.

ICIJ-Info.gram webinar focuses on Swiss Leaks report [Worldwide]

Journalists from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists will teach webinar attendees how to discover stories in leaked data.

Photo contest highlights impact of financial inclusion [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can compete for cash prizes and photo equipment from the 2016 CGAP Photo Contest.

Deadline: 09/07/2016

Alliance for Science launches journalism fellowship [Worldwide]

Individual journalists and teams from developed and developing countries can submit a reporting project on issues related to food security, crop production, biotechnology and sustainable agricultural practices.

WAN-IFRA hosts webinar on newsroom trends [Worldwide]

The hourlong program will cover key developments affecting global newsrooms, particularly the rise of chat apps, as featured in the World Editors Forum’s annual Trends in Newsrooms 2015 Report.

Deadline: 07/15/2015

Africa

Thomson Reuters seeks correspondent [South Africa]

Young reporters are encouraged to apply for this position in Johannesburg.

Asia Pacific

Press Alliance journalism fellowship open [Southeast Asia]

Journalists from Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam can apply to report on hunger and food security issues.

Deadline: 07/24/2015

Europe

Film festival seeks journalism entries [Russia]

Filmmakers and broadcast journalists who work at national and regional television newsrooms and journalism students are invited to compete in this festival in Moscow.

Deadline: 10/01/2017

European Youth Media Days offers fellowships [Europe, Central Asia, MENA]

Journalists ages 18 to 30 can apply to report from the European Parliament in Brussels.

Deadline: 08/16/2015

Media seminar in Germany offered [Central, Eastern Europe]

Journalists ages 40 and younger who are proficient in German can apply to participate in this free seminar.

Deadline: 07/31/2017

Latin America

Online course covers radio news production [Latin America, Spain]

Participants will learn how to edit their audio stories and make them appropriate for radio.

Deadline: 08/16/2015

Hacks/Hackers São Paulo hosts bootcamp on digital media innovation [Brazil]

Journalists, programmers and developers will work together to create a business plan for digital media. The best projects have a chance to receive sponsorship and mentoring from Media Factory.

Narrative journalism contest open [Argentina]

Contestants are encouraged to write a secret of their own in a contest organized by online magazine Anfibia.

Deadline: 07/19/2015

Startup accelerator accepting projects [Brazil]

Digital entrepreneurs can compete for an investment of up to BRL150,000, training, networking and mentoring from WOW Accelerator in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul.

Deadline: 09/25/2016

Middle East

UNESCO, SMEX launch online course for independent media [MENA]

Aspiring journalists from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria (including displaced Syrians), Tunisia and Yemen can apply for a digital journalism course.

Deadline: 07/20/2015

UN Alliance of Civilizations organizes exchange program [MENA, Europe, North America]

Fellows will travel for two weeks to their counterparts’ region where they will acquire crucial knowledge and experience to understand their host country’s culture, politics, society, religion, media and more.

Deadline: 07/10/2015

US and Canada

ProPublica seeks student reporters [US]

Journalism students of color who work or want to work at college journalism outlets can compete for a US$4,500 stipend and mentorship.

Deadline: 08/15/2016

WNYC Podcast Accelerator accepting entries [US]

Established talent and budding storytellers have the opportunity to pitch their podcast idea and potentially win the chance to produce a pilot.

Deadline: 07/15/2015

Knight Prototype Fund seeks projects [US]

Media makers, technologists and tinkerers can apply for a US$35,000 grant to take ideas from concept to demo.

Deadline: 11/16/2015

Grist Fellowship Program open [US]

Budding journalists interested in environmental issues can apply for news, justice and video fellowships in Seattle.

Deadline: 12/29/2017

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