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New Google Digital News Journalist Fellowship at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism organizes conference on social media for journalists

One-year journalism fellowship at Stanford with emphasis on innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership

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NewsU hosts webinar on writing with music [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in finding their distinctive voice can attend the webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on April 20.

Children's film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Creators of dramas, documentaries, animations and television programs for children can compete.

Deadline: 10/31/2015

Thomson Reuters hosts internship program [Worldwide]

Students or recent graduates with a strong interest in journalism can apply for a paid internship in one of the organization's international bureaus.

Deadline: 12/01/2017

CUNY offers business journalism fellowship [Worldwide]

Fellows will receive US$5,000 a month for one to three months to complete an investigative project.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

Contest open to editorial cartoonists [Worldwide]

The United Nations is accepting entries for the Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards. Winners can receive up to US$10,000.

Deadline: 11/15/2017

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships open [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a 10-month fellowship on journalism innovation at Stanford University.

Deadline: 12/04/2017


The Guardian seeks correspondent [Africa]

Experienced journalists with strong knowledge of the issues affecting Africa can apply for the position in Johannesburg.

Deadline: 10/18/2015

Asia Pacific

Media ambassadors fellowship in Germany open [India]

Experienced journalists with advanced English skills can apply for a three-month fellowship.

Deadline: 12/15/2016


Transatlantic Media Fellowships open [US, Europe]

Journalists who offer new perspectives on transatlantic policy debates and come from diverse communities are invited to apply to conduct research in the European Union or the United States.

Deadline: 06/02/2017

Contest for short films open [worldwide]

Filmmakers can enter works produced after Jan. 1, 2018 to a festival in Volgograd, Russia.

Deadline: 11/25/2018

Reuters Institute hosts Google Digital News Journalist Fellowship [Europe]

Midcareer journalists from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey are eligible.

Deadline: 06/17/2016

Contest highlights coverage of Eurasian integration [Russia, Kazakhstan]

Journalists from online, print and broadcast media can compete in a contest offered by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Russia and the Russian Union of Journalists.

Deadline: 11/30/2015 organizes conference on social media for journalists [UK]

The "news:rewired in focus" conference will take a detailed look at social media newsgathering and verification on Oct. 21 in London.

Latin America

Workshop on statistics for journalists open [Colombia]

Participants will learn to verify the validity of news containing statistical information.

Deadline approaching: free workshop on drug policy reporting [Brazil]

Journalists and journalism students can apply for the workshop in Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 10/23/2015

Abraji offers online course in data journalism [Brazil]

Journalists who want to learn how to access and analyze public data can enroll in this four-week course from the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji, in Portuguese).

Middle East

Scholarship at St Antony’s College available [Syria]

Syrians and stateless persons residing in Syria can apply for a master’s program in the United Kingdom.

Deadline: 01/08/2016

Chevening offers scholarships in UK [Egypt]

Journalists with two years of experience can apply for a scholarship to pursue a master’s program.

Deadline: 11/06/2018

US and Canada

Associated Press Media Editors hosts workshop [Canada]

Journalism professionals, academics and students can attend a two-day NewsTrain workshop in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Health journalism fellowships open [US]

Journalists with a project on health care performance can apply for a yearlong fellowship offered by the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Deadline: 10/26/2018

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