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Deutsche Welle hosts intensive training [Worldwide]

Journalists with knowledge of English, German and other languages can apply for this 18-month traineeship in Germany.

Deadline: 01/29/2018

InfluenceMapping presents network analysis tool [Worldwide]

Data journalists and developers are invited to join an online conversation about Onodo, an open platform that aims to facilitate the analysis of networks and relationships in any field.

Berkman Center at Harvard University seeks summer interns [Worldwide]

Students from any discipline interested in new technologies can apply for this internship in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 02/12/2016

Courage in photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Female photojournalists who reported in dangerous environments can be nominated for an award from the International Women’s Media Foundation.

Deadline: 01/19/2018

مسابقة الأفلام القصيرة عن اللاّجئين تفتح باب التقديم

يمكن لأي شخص المشاركة بفيلم قصير لمدة دقيقة في هذا المهرجان.

Deadline: 31/05/2016


InfoCongo Feature Stories Fund open [Central Africa]

The geojournalism platform of Internews' Earth Journalism Network in the Congo Basin is commissioning stories on forests, water, climate change, wildlife, extractive industries, conflicts and crimes.

Deadline: 06/30/2016

Thomson Reuters offers training on elections reporting [Zambia]

Journalists with at least two years of experience can apply to take a free course in Lusaka.

Deadline: 04/10/2016


Contest for young photographers accepting entries [Russia]

Photojournalists and amateur photographers ages 18 to 35 can compete for a scholarship.

BBC offers production traineeship [UK]

Creative people who are passionate about TV and radio can apply to this program in London.

Course focuses on cyber threats for media professionals [Europe]

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) is organizing a masterclass on cyber threats for media professionals Dec. 1 and 2 in Turin, Italy.

Deadline: 10/02/2016

Contest for tech journalists open [Russia]

Bloggers, staff reporters and freelance journalists can submit works on technological trends, innovative technologies and services development.

Deadline: 03/30/2018

Latin America

Workshop covers visual narratives and documentary strategies for photographers [Mexico]

Participants will learn to produce documentaries with photographic archive material starting Sept. 29 in Mexico City.

Deadline: 09/18/2017

Scholarships available to study in the Netherlands [Brazil]

Students in various fields, including communication, can apply for courses taught in English.

Deadline: 04/01/2018

Deadline extended: IAPA scholarship program [Latin America, US, Canada]

The scholarship provides US$20,000 to Latin American and Caribbean journalists to study in the United States or Canada. U.S. and Canadian students who want to study in Latin America or the Caribbean can also apply.

Deadline: 01/31/2016

Middle East

ARIJ hosts training on investigative video production [MENA]

​Journalists from Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Tunisia, Syria, Yemen, Palestine, Lebanon and Bahrain can apply for a scholarship to a course in Amman, Jordan.

Deadline: 01/20/2016

InfoTimes offers internships for data-driven stories [MENA]

Data journalists across the Arab world can apply for two internships in Cairo.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

US and Canada

Journalism fellowship on immigrant children, education open [US]

The Institute for Justice and Journalism is organizing its journalism training program at Georgia State University in Atlanta.

Deadline: 02/16/2016

Arthur F. Burns exchange program seeks applications [US, Canada, Germany]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks applications for an exchange program that gives media professionals from the United States, Canada and Germany an opportunity to report from and travel in each other's countries.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

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

Digital publishing contest launched [Canada]

Digital publications and creators can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 02/16/2016

Contest for ethics in journalism seeks entries [US]

Journalists and news organizations that have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to ethical decision-making and conduct can apply for the Ancil Payne Award.

Deadline: 02/15/2018

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