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12/21/2015

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ICFJ, McGraw Hill Financial offer online courses on financial data journalism [US]

The courses will be open to Spanish-speaking and English-speaking journalists working within the United States. During the mentoring period, three selected participants will receive cash prizes to help them develop their stories.

Become a top-flight narrative journalist at RNTC

In a world awash with information, how can you produce content that makes waves? RNTC’s course provides experienced reporters with the tools to become top-flight narrative journalists.

Mastering story in documentary-making at RNTC

This six-week documentary-making course brings together the ground-breaking theory of RNTC’s Online Academy modules with a full two weeks of face-to-face training and coaching. 

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

Environmental reporting workshop in the US offered [Worldwide]

Journalists from all media who want to improve their skills in environmental reporting can apply for a weeklong workshop in Rhode Island.

Deadline: 02/06/2017

World Press Photo hosts visual storytelling contest [Worldwide]

Professional visual journalists and photographers can submit digital projects and photos produced in 2016.

Deadline: 01/06/2017

NewsU offers free webinar on disability reporting [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in going beyond stereotypes in disability journalism can attend this online training session.

One World Media hosts competition [Worldwide]

The One World Media Awards honor stories on social, political or cultural life in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East or the former Soviet republics.

Deadline: 02/02/2017

Associated Press seeks interns [Worldwide]

Full-time students and recent graduates can apply for the AP Global News Internship Program in eight U.S. cities and various international locations.

Deadline: 01/08/2017

Africa

Energy photo contest accepting entries [Africa]

Professionals ages 35 and younger can submit photos that highlight the challenges and opportunities for sustainable energy development in Africa.

Deadline: 01/29/2016

Asia Pacific

BBC seeks reporter [Pakistan]

Experienced journalists fluent in Dari and English can apply for this position in Islamabad.

Deadline: 12/19/2016

Europe

Journalism training in Germany offered [Central, Eastern Europe]

Young journalists fluent in German can apply for a three-week seminar in Munich.

Deadline: 02/15/2017

Thomson Reuters offers course on economic, political reporting [Southeast Europe]

Journalists with at least two years of experience can attend a training program in London and Berlin.

Deadline: 02/13/2017

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty launches fellowship [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Investigative journalists can apply for an eight-month fellowship to report on corruption.

Deadline: 02/01/2016

Latin America

International journalism congress calls for papers [Latin America]

The International Center for Journalism Studies in Latin America seeks speakers for a conference on journalism and new narratives May 5 to 7, 2016 in Ecuador.

Deadline: 01/29/2016

Training focuses on TV reporting [Brazil]

The Syndicate of Professional Journalists of São Paulo State provides basic and advanced training in TV reporting.

Deadline: 01/15/2016

ICFJ offers program on innovation and entrepreneurship [Latin America]

The International Center of Journalists (ICFJ) is recruiting journalists, digital entrepreneurs and technologists for a monthlong fellowship in the United States.

Deadline: 11/13/2017

Uranium Film Festival open [Brazil]

Independent documentarians are invited to submit their films on issues surrounding the exploration and uses of nuclear material to this event in Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 01/30/2017

Middle East

UNRWA seeks TV production manager [Palestine]

Media professionals with broadcast experience can apply for this position in Gaza.

Deadline: 12/23/2015

Photography contest accepting entries [MENA]

Professional and amateur photographers ages 18 and older can apply for the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award.

Deadline: 10/31/2017

US and Canada

Workshop focuses on nuclear energy reporting [US]

Journalists who cover energy, business, health and the environment can apply for this workshop in Columbia, Missouri.

Deadline: 12/30/2015

Deadline extended: online courses on financial data journalism [US]

Spanish-speaking and English-speaking journalists working within the United States may apply. Three selected participants will receive cash prizes to help them develop their stories.

Deadline: 03/04/2016

Harvard competition for investigative journalism open [US]

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard is accepting entries for the Worth Bingham Prize.

Deadline: 01/22/2016

The Boston Globe hosts Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship [US]

Open Road Films and Participant Media sponsor a fellowship of up to US$100,000 for one or more individuals or teams of journalists to work on in-depth research and reporting projects.

Deadline: 03/01/2017

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