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Environmental journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Journalists can submit their work to the Society of Environmental Journalists’ annual awards.

Deadline: 04/02/2018

Knight Center hosts symposium on online journalism [Worldwide]

Journalists, media executives and scholars can attend the event at the University of Texas at Austin.

Agenda for International Development seeks contributors [Worldwide]

Freelancers with a focus on social policy and international development can apply. Special regards will be given to contributions on China, East Asia and Central Africa.

Deadline extended: School of Data offers fellowships [Worldwide]

Data journalists, developers and leaders can apply for this nine-month fellowship.

Deadline: 04/16/2017

NED offers grants for media projects [Worldwide]

Independent media organizations, civic groups and associations can apply to this program that aims to advance democracy.

Deadline: 06/22/2018


PEN South Africa Student Writing Prize open [South Africa]

Students ages 30 and younger can submit entries on the topic of South Africa's recent #FeesMustFall movement and student protests.

Deadline: 02/29/2016

Grant available for data-driven reporting on land, property issues [Nigeria]

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, in partnership with Code for Nigeria and others, is seeking applications from journalists who want to participate in a collaborative reporting project.

Deadline: 03/15/2016

Asia Pacific

Mongabay seeks managing editor and staff writer [India]

Journalists with exceptional fluency in English can apply for these remote positions.


Scholarship available for international journalism festival [Europe]

Journalism students ages 18 to 25 enrolled in a university or postgraduate course in the European Union and Switzerland can compete for a trip to attend a festival in Perugia, Italy.

Deadline: 03/04/2016

Journalism contest on outer space exploration accepting entries [Russia]

TV and radio company Samara is hosting a contest dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the first manned flight into space.

Deadline: 04/30/2016

One World Media organizes workshops on international reporting [UK]

Journalism professionals, students and recent graduates interested in the processes and problems of delivering international content can attend workshops Sept. 17 and Oct. 11 in London.

Webinar series focuses on investigating corrupt cash overseas [Russia, US]

The Sunlight Foundation and Transparency International Russia are hosting free webinars designed to provide peer-to-peer learning experiences between journalists in the United States and Russia.

Latin America

Free online courses on digital media available [Brazil]

Portuguese speakers can access the courses "Image Editing and Processing," "Digital Publishing on Mobile Devices," "Educational Videos for the Web" and more.

Contest on recycling reporting open [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists may compete for a journalism prize that will recognize stories on aluminum recycling.

Deadline: 05/06/2016

Middle East

Red Cross seeks media analyst [Egypt]

Media professionals fluent in Arabic and English can apply for this position in Cairo.

Deadline: 02/29/2016

Sky News Arabia seeks senior news editor [MENA]

Experienced TV journalists fluent in Arabic and English can apply for this position in Abu Dhabi.

Deadline: 04/05/2016

US and Canada

ProPublica seeks fellows for Electionland Project [US]

Experienced journalists interested in covering voting rights, election integrity and more can apply for a paid, full-time fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 03/31/2018

Agence France-Presse seeks editor [US]

Experienced editors who are fluent in French can apply for a full-time position in Washington.

Fellowship focuses on covering malaria elimination [US]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can apply to travel to Tanzania as part of a fellowship organized by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and Malaria No More.

Deadline: 03/14/2016

RTDNA scholarships, fellowships open [US]

Journalism students and young journalists can apply for up to US$10,000 in grants.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

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