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01/25/2016

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South and Central Asia Digital Media Co-Op

Participating journalists will work and train with U.S. newsrooms and multimedia experts to create story projects to help build bridges between South and Central Asia and the U.S.

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Here at City University London, our department of journalism has a range of specialist master's courses allowing you to focus on your preferred discipline within journalism, from international to investigative and magazine journalism.

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.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Grants fund marine conservation photography [Worldwide]

The Save Our Seas Foundation will select two winners to go on a three-week photo assignment under the guidance of National Geographic photographer Thomas Peschak.

Deadline: 01/31/2016

Photojournalism contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Professional photojournalists ages 18 to 34 can compete for cash prizes of up to RUB500,000 (US$8,185).

Deadline: 03/22/2017

International Women's Media Foundation organizes trip to South Sudan, Uganda [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience and excellent English skills can apply for an all-expenses-paid reporting trip.

Deadline: 12/04/2017

Poynter organizes leadership academy for women [Worldwide]

The Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media is a free program that aims to help women gain and polish the skills and knowledge needed to rise to the highest levels of media leadership.

Deadline: 11/30/2017

Media and diversity program offers scholarships [Worldwide]

The University of Westminster in London is accepting candidates for scholarships to a one-year master's degree in media and diversity.

Deadline: 04/01/2016

Africa

InfoCongo offers journalism grants [Africa]

The geojournalism platform of Internews' Earth Journalism Network in the Congo Basin seeks proposals for its Stories, Maps and Data Visualization Grants.

Deadline: 05/20/2017

Mongabay seeks story proposals on conservation [Madagascar]

The reporting initiative is commissioning stories that aim to explore the effectiveness of conservation spending and interventions in Madagascar.

impactAFRICA offers grants [Africa]

Journalists with digital storytelling ideas that would expose new or under-reported issues in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia can apply to win cash grants, technology support and editorial mentoring.

Deadline: 03/15/2017

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters offers editorial judgment training [India]

Journalists with at least four years of experience can apply for a fellowship to participate in a four-day course in Bengaluru.

CNN seeks writer/producer [China]

Journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

ICFJ offers program on digital media [South, Central Asia]

English-speaking journalists and media innovators from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are eligible.

Deadline: 02/07/2016

Latin America

Free training on cultural journalism offered [Peru]

Journalists and students who wish to improve their writing skills for cultural reporting can attend this course in Arequipa.

Media group hosts training program [Brazil]

Journalism students can compete for a spot in a three-month training in Fortaleza, Ceará.

Deadline: 02/18/2016

Workshop focuses on violence reporting [Mexico]

The two-day course "Victims, Perpetrators and Heroes" will cover violence narratives through the voices of their protagonists.

Contest on coverage of transportation technology open [Brazil]

Journalists who work for print or digital media can compete for a prize offered by Brazil's Society of Engineers.

Deadline: 05/31/2017

Middle East

LSE Middle East Center offers scholarships in UK [MENA]

Arab students can apply for scholarships for a master’s degree at the London School of Economics (LSE).

Deadline: 04/29/2016

Kasra website seeks freelance writer [Egypt]

Journalists can apply for this full-time, remote position.

US and Canada

AAJA/NBC Summer Partnership open [US]

NBC Universal and the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) offer four summer internships with some of the network's top programs and channels.

Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship open [US]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can apply for a nine-month fellowship at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

Deadline: 03/01/2017

ICFJ fellowship for minority journalists open [US]

The Bringing Home the World Fellowship helps U.S.-based minority journalists cover compelling international stories, increasing the diversity of voices in global news.

Deadline: 03/20/2017

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