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07/13/2015

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Worldwide

Future of Storytelling summit hosts contest [Worldwide]

Interactive stories, including web-based work, data-driven art, mobile apps, games, multimedia installations, virtual reality and other multi-platform projects are eligible for a US$5,000 prize.

Deadline: 07/07/2017

Deadline approaching: residential week at Edinburgh Napier University [Worldwide]

Media professionals who are citizens of countries outside the European Union can compete to win an all-expenses-paid trip to a journalism course in Scotland.

Deadline: 07/16/2015

Climate change conference offers journalism fellowships [Worldwide]

Professional journalists can apply for a fellowship to cover the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.

Deadline: 07/31/2015

Smart Film School offers free iPhone video course [Worldwide]

The Smart Film School, led by media trainer Rob Montgomery, is offering this online course for beginners.

Grants fund investigative journalism [Worldwide]

The Fund for Investigative Journalism offers US$5,000 reporting grants for journalists whose stories have a U.S. angle, involving American citizens, government or businesses. 

Deadline: 05/22/2017

UN organizes journalism competition [Worldwide]

Journalists who cover the United Nations, including its agencies and field operations, are eligible for prizes totaling over US$60,000.

Deadline: 09/01/2017

Africa

Quartz Africa seeks writer/editor, freelancers [Nigeria]

Journalists who are social media savvy and have experience in business and economics reporting can apply.

Asia Pacific

Environmental journalism contest open [India]

Journalists can submit stories on urban and industrial issues of environmental protection and management to the All India Environmental Journalism Competition.

Deadline: 08/15/2015

Europe

Cultural journalism contest open [Spain]

Journalists who have published work about performing arts in Spain may compete for the Paco Rabal Prize.

Deadline: 09/25/2015

Contest for reporting on new technologies open [Russia]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can apply for cash prizes from the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia.

Deadline: 10/01/2016

Reporting grants available to cover gender equality issues [Europe]

The European Journalism Centre offers grants to advance journalistic coverage of global development.

Deadline: 02/15/2017

Film festival on human rights seeks entries [Russia]

Documentary filmmakers who focus on human rights can submit their works to this contest in Moscow.

Deadline: 09/15/2017

Latin America

Media group hosts training program [Brazil]

Journalism students can compete for a spot in a three-month training in Fortaleza, Ceará.

Deadline: 02/18/2016

Course covers advanced Spanish writing skills [Mexico]

Journalists interested in improving their writing and avoiding errors and idiomatic vices may register for this course in Mexico City.

Twitter seeks editorial lead [Brazil]

Digital journalists can apply for this position in Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo.

Middle East

MBC seeks digital journalist [Lebanon]

Journalists with a bachelor’s degree in multimedia or digital production can apply for this position in Beirut.

Sakker El Dekkene seeks managing director [Lebanon]

Professionals with a master’s degree and at least seven years of experience can apply to work at this nonprofit organization that fights corruption by asking citizens to report acts of bribery.

US and Canada

Contest for investigative business journalism open [US]

Print and online journalists can compete for the 2017 Barlett & Steele Awards from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Deadline: 07/31/2017

Instagram seeks community discovery producer [US]

Social media professionals with at least five years of experience can apply for this position in Menlo Park, California.

Minority Leadership Institute open [US]

The American Society for News Editors (ASNE) is accepting applicants for free management training.

Deadline: 07/17/2015

Devex seeks news editor [US]

Social-media savvy business editors can apply for this position in Washington.

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