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07/20/2015

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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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Worldwide

Silk offers webinars on data journalism [Worldwide]

Participants will learn how to find and extract data, clean the dataset and analyze and visualize the data in a three-part series beginning July 22 at 12 p.m. EDT.

Webinar focuses on investigating charities [Worldwide]

Amy Costello, founder and managing editor of the podcast Tiny Spark, will talk about reporting constructively on philanthropy, nonprofits, international aid and for-profit social good initiatives.

Deadline: 07/27/2015

Contest for citizen journalism broadcast open [Worldwide]

The International Citizen Media Award seeks video and audio entries focusing on common cultural heritage and its potential for identification, participation and development.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

IWMF's fund for women journalists open [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund, which aims to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors.

Deadline: 03/07/2017

Training on sustainable development for journalists open [Worldwide]

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, will train over 500 journalists, government and nongovernmental leaders in 33 countries.

Deadline extended: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a five-month residential fellowship at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in Washington.

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Film festival on rights seeks entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit their work to an international film festival in Kiev, Ukraine.

Deadline: 09/30/2015

NOOR and Nikon France host multimedia journalism workshop [Worldwide]

Participants will share experiences and expertise on how to pick up, develop and produce stories covering conflict and human rights issues at this workshop in Bayeux, France.

Deadline: 08/16/2015

Africa

Contest for aspiring journalists open [South Africa]

Undergraduate students ages 18 to 35 can compete for a chance to win a trip to the Future NEWS Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Asia Pacific

Competition for agriculture journalism open [Philippines]

Print and broadcast journalists who cover agricultural issues can apply for the Bright Leaf Awards.

Deadline: 09/01/2016

Europe

Thomson Reuters seeks TV producer [Russia]

Broadcast journalists with native or near-native English and good Russian skills can apply for this position in Moscow.

Amnesty International organizes journalism contest [UK]

Professional and student journalists can submit works on human rights to the 2016 Amnesty International Media Awards.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Latin America

Startup accelerator Media Factory accepting applications [Latin America]

Small teams of journalists working on digital media projects can apply for mentorship and US$75,000 in funding.

Deadline: 08/02/2015

Online course offered in reporting education data [Brazil]

The Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (ABRAJI, in Portuguese) and the Lemann Foundation are hosting this three-week course.

Deadline approaching: investigative reporting workshop [Central America]

Journalists with at least three years of professional experience can apply for an intensive training in El Salvador, Honduras or Guatemala organized by the International Center for Journalists.

Deadline: 07/28/2015

Journalism contest focuses on information safety [Latin America]

The grand winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, followed by a trip to Slovakia to visit the headquarters of ESET software company.

Deadline: 08/09/2016

Middle East

Free Press Unlimited seeks video, photography trainer [MENA]

Media professionals with proficiency in Arabic and five years of experience in video production and photography can apply for this position in Turkey or Lebanon.

Deadline: 08/01/2015

Deadline approaching: workshop for investigative journalists [MENA]

ِJournalists from Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, Yemen, Bahrain and Tunisia can apply for a workshop in Amman, Jordan, organized by the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ).

Deadline: 07/20/2015

US and Canada

Business reporting fellowship open [US]

The Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellowship in Washington enables reporters to spend a year improving their knowledge of free markets.

Deadline: 08/15/2015

Free trauma training for journalism educators open [US]

The Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism will offer the training on topics including dynamics of trauma and resilience, the elements of self care and how to navigate classroom discussions of sensitive topics.

Travel fellowships available for science conference [US]

Reporters from smaller metropolitan print and broadcast news outlets, freelancers and webcasters with a demonstrated interest in science writing can apply to attend the New Horizons in Science 2015 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 08/31/2015

Residential fellowship in Germany open [US]

Emerging as well as established scholars, writers and other professionals who wish to engage in independent study can apply for this program in Berlin.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

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