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Eight worldwide journalism fellowships to apply for in 2016

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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.

Learn investigative reporting skills at Boston University

Based at Boston University, NECIR’s Investigative Journalism Certificate Program is aimed at recent graduates and working journalists who are interested in pursuing a career in investigative journalism.

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.

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Nominations open for Knight International Journalism Awards [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists seeks pioneering journalists whose work has made an impact on the lives of people in the developing world.

Deadline: 02/17/2017

Webinars on audience engagement and visual storytelling open [Worldwide]

MediaShift's DigitalEd is hosting a webinar on audience engagement on Jan. 13 and a webinar on visual storytelling on Jan. 20.

Urban photography exhibition seeks entries [Worldwide]

Emerging photographers are invited to submit their works to this event in Riga, Latvia.

Deadline: 02/01/2016

DW Akademie has 10 full scholarships for journalists [Worldwide]

Young journalists, media managers and communication professionals from Africa, Asia, Latin America or Eastern Europe who speak English and German can apply for a master’s program in Germany.

Deadline: 03/31/2017

Photography, documentary grants available [Worldwide]

Photographers and filmmakers can apply for a US$5,000 grant to support a project on a social issue.

Deadline: 03/31/2016

UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize seeks nominations [Worldwide]

Journalists, organizations or institutions that promote press freedom can be nominated for a US$25,000 award.

Deadline: 02/15/2018

Columbia University hosts business journalism fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists with at least four years of experience can apply for a US$60,000 fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 02/15/2017


World Bank organizes essay contest [Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda]

Anyone age 18 to 28 is invited to write a blog post about how to combat gender violence for a chance to win a trip to Washington.

Deadline: 12/22/2017

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters seeks correspondents [China]

Journalists with good written English and fluency in Mandarin can apply for two positions in Beijing.


Course focuses on humanitarian journalism [Spain]

The UAM/El País School of Journalism will offer this intensive training Feb. 10, 2018 in Madrid.

Investigative journalism grants available [Europe]

Journalists with ideas for cross-border stories can apply for research grants.

Deadline: 11/20/2017

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks TV producer [Ukraine]

Experienced broadcast journalists who are fluent in Ukrainian, Russian and English can apply for this position in Kiev.

Latin America

Grants for independent TV available [Brazil]

University, community, educational and cultural TV projects are eligible for funding.

Deadline: 03/31/2016

Digital tools workshop open [Mexico]

Journalism students, journalists and community managers can attend this Saturday course in Mexico City.

Contest highlights reporting on personal finance [Brazil]

Print and online journalists can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 03/31/2016

Middle East

Sky News seeks multimedia producer [MENA]

Experienced online journalists fluent in Arabic and with a good knowledge of English can apply for this position in Abu Dhabi.

Deadline: 01/18/2016

Nooun website seeks social media editor [Egypt]

Journalists wiith at least two years of experience can apply for this position in Cairo.

US and Canada

Nominees sought for excellence in journalism awards [US]

News organizations can compete for ASNE awards in print, online and mobile content.

Deadline: 02/05/2016

American Press Institute offers fellowship [US]

College students and recent graduates can apply for a summer fellowship in Arlington, Virginia, to conduct research that advances innovation and sustainability in journalism.

Deadline: 01/16/2017

Contest honors reporting on immigrant issues [US]

Media outlets, journalists, community and issue advocacy groups, and others concerned with ethnic issues can apply for the New America Award.

Deadline: 02/20/2017

Los Angeles Times offers data desk internship [US]

Aspiring data journalists can apply for this internship in Los Angeles.

Deadline: 04/01/2016

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