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Offline but mobile: how can media organizations across Africa engage with audiences?

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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

Fellowships available for climate change conferences [Worldwide]

Professional journalists from developing countries can apply for a fellowship to cover both the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco and the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Katowice, Poland.

Deadline: 04/29/2018

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.

Reporting grants available to cover opportunities for women [Worldwide]

The European Journalism Center is offering grants for stories that highlight women’s lifelong learning, health, jobs, entrepreneurship or new roles in developing countries.

Deadline: 02/21/2018

Grants fund investigative journalism [Worldwide]

The Fund for Investigative Journalism offers up to US$10,000 reporting grants for journalists whose stories have a U.S. angle, involving American citizens, government or businesses. 

Deadline: 09/24/2018

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: 09/15/2018


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


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: 10/01/2018

Film festival on human rights seeks entries [Russia]

Documentary filmmakers can submit works produced in 2017 or 2018 to this contest organized by the Russian Guild of Film Directors.

Deadline: 09/15/2018

Latin America

Media group hosts training program [Brazil]

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

Deadline: 02/22/2018

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 2018 Barlett & Steele Awards from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

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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