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11/23/2015

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Journalism.co.uk organizes conference on digital journalism trends

Hear from digital media experts from The Wall Street Journal, The Times and Sunday Times and the BBC at Journalism.co.uk's news:rewired event Dec. 1 in London.

Bringing Home the World: International Reporting Fellowship Program for Minority Journalists

Minority journalists: apply by March 27 to report overseas in a country of your choosing.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

UN grants available for media projects [Worldwide]

Organizations working in the areas of media, youth, women, democratization, community development, rule of law and human rights can apply for up to US$300,000 in grant money.

Deadline: 12/18/2016

Reporting fellowships to El Salvador and Guatemala available [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for a reporting fellowship from the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF).

Deadline: 07/04/2017

Contest highlights excellence in health reporting [Worldwide]

The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) hosts the Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, recognizing the best health reporting in print, broadcast and online media.

Deadline: 01/06/2016

European Geosciences Union offers science fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in covering research in the Earth, planetary or space sciences can apply for a EUR5,000 (US$5,345) fellowship.

Deadline: 12/11/2016

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: 07/25/2017

Free course on web metrics open [Worldwide]

Participants will learn key terms of web metrics, how to navigate the Google Analytics interface, how to understand key reports and action strategies for various job roles.

Africa

Film festival seeks entries [Africa]

Filmmakers can participate in the Luxor African Film Festival in Egypt.

Deadline: 12/15/2015

Asia Pacific

Program for civil society leaders open [Asia]

Journalists and academics ages 35 to 59 can apply for the Asia Leadership Fellow Program in Tokyo.

Deadline: 12/25/2015

Cultural exchange program open [Asia, MENA, Germany]

Young professionals and volunteers from Germany, South and Central Asia and other Islamic countries can participate in the CrossCulture Internships program.

Deadline: 12/06/2015

Europe

Workshop on photojournalism, documentary photography open [Spain]

The intensive two-day workshop, to be held in Bilbao, will address narrative and technical aspects of photo stories.

Deadline: 12/10/2015

One World Media organizes workshop on international reporting [UK]

Journalism professionals, students and recent graduates interested in the processes and problems of delivering international content can attend this event in London.

Training on conflict journalism open [Ukraine]

The Ukrainian Catholic University, with the support of the British Embassy in Ukraine, will cover travel, accommodations and meals for selected participants.

Deadline: 11/25/2015

ICFJ offers exchange program for journalists [Russia]

English-speaking journalists can participate in the Journey of Shared Discovery for Russian and American Journalists Program.

Deadline: 12/14/2015

Latin America

IAPA calls for entries for excellence in journalism contest [Americas]

Publications and news agencies are invited to enter their best works in English, Spanish or Portuguese to the Inter American Press Association.

Deadline: 01/15/2017

VICE seeks interns [Brazil]

Journalism students who are fluent in English can apply for editorial and social media internships in São Paulo.

Reporting contest on development initiatives open [Brazil]

Stories in one of Brazil's nine northeastern states, northern Minas Gerais and northern Espírito Santo are eligible for cash prizes.

Deadline: 03/03/2017

Middle East

Sky News seeks reporter/producer [Saudi Arabia]

Experienced Saudi journalists can apply for this position in Riyadh.

Deadline: 11/24/2015

UNESCO contest highlights cultural heritage [MENA]

Photographers and fine artists can submit works that reflect cultural diversity, tolerance, understanding and dialogue.

Deadline: 12/01/2015

US and Canada

Investigative reporting contest accepting entries [US]

The Joan Shorenstein Center at Harvard seeks submissions for its US$25,000 Goldsmith Prize.

Deadline: 01/03/2017

Fellowships send journalism students abroad [US]

Graduate and undergraduate students studying in American universities and Americans studying abroad can apply for one of 15 scholarships or fellowships.

Deadline: 12/01/2016

Knight Foundation offers media innovation grants [US]

Nonprofit, online news organizations and public media organizations can apply for grants up to US$35,000.

Deadline: 12/01/2015

Google offers journalism fellowships [US]

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in using technology to tell stories can apply for a 10-week summer program.

Deadline: 01/03/2017

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