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02/08/2016

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Central Asian broadcast journalists can apply for a US media immersion program

Broadcast media professionals from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan can apply for the summer program. Deadline February 22. 

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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.

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Knight Center offers online course on social media analytics [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in improving their social media strategy can sign up for this four-week course.

NewsU hosts free webinar on mass shootings reporting [Worldwide]

Journalists who covers breaking news are invited to attend this one-hour webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on March 30.

Exchange program for journalists in Ukrainian media open [Worldwide]

Journalism students and young journalists with up to five years of experience can apply for a paid internship in newsrooms in Ukraine.

Deadline: 10/20/2016

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.

Dag Hammarskjöld UN-reporting fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 25 to 35 from developing countries are eligible to cover the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Deadline: 03/20/2017

Asia Society hosts reporting competition [Worldwide]

Online and print journalists who produced works in English in 2016 can apply for a US$10,000 award.

Deadline: 03/16/2017

Reporting trip to South Africa accepting applications

Media professionals from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States can apply for a reporting trip focusing on health and development issues.

Africa

Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [South Africa]

Journalists with investigative works published or broadcast in 2016 can compete for the Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism.

Deadline: 03/24/2017

Jazz festival organizes journalism workshop [South Africa]

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival will present programs in arts journalism and photojournalism.

Deadline: 02/20/2017

Asia Pacific

ICFJ offers training on digital tools for public interest reporting [India]

Midcareer journalists working at either English or vernacular-language media organizations in Patna (Bihar) and Kolkata (West Bengal) and journalism students can apply for a two-day training program.

Europe

Contest highlights best social coverage [Spain, Latin America]

College students can submit unpublished works for the Alberta Giménez Journalism Prize.

Deadline: 05/10/2016

Regional contest for financial journalists open [Russia]

Journalists and editors from regional media as well as bloggers can compete in the "Ruble Zone" contest.

Deadline: 04/30/2016

Latin America

Abraji offers online course in data journalism [Brazil]

Journalists who want to learn how to access and analyze public data can enroll in this three-week course from the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism.

Narrative journalism contest open [Bolivia]

The winner will receive BOB30,000 and an invitation to attend the Gabriel García Márquez International Journalism Festival in Medellín, Colombia.

Deadline: 03/02/2016

Free training in financial journalism offered [Brazil]

Recent journalism graduates and seniors in Brazilian universities can apply for a fellowship in business journalism in São Paulo.

Deadline: 03/19/2017

Middle East

Deadline approaching: training for female journalists on feature writing, photography [Egypt]

Women journalists covering women's issues can apply for a free training in Giza.

Deadline: 02/10/2016

Cairo 360 website seeks managing editor [Egypt]

Journalists with experience in managing websites can apply for this position in Cairo.

US and Canada

Vermont Law School hosts summer media fellows [US]

Online, print and broadcast journalists who cover the environment can apply for a fellowship in South Royalton, Vermont.

Deadline: 03/02/2016

Crime reporting contest seeks entries [US]

The Al Nakkula Award features a US$2,000 prize for journalists covering police and crime.

VICE-Center for Communication fellowship accepting candidates [US]

College juniors, seniors and graduate students from underrepresented communities can apply for a summer fellowship in New York.

Yale hosts narrative journalism program [US]

Journalists interested in storytelling can apply for this summer program in New Haven, Connecticut.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

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