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03/21/2016

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Center for Excellence in Journalism offers course in TV Talk Show Production [Pakistan]

CEJ offers a two-week course covering the editorial and technical aspects of producing a TV talk show. Apply by April 14, 2016. 

Apply by March 24 for your scholarship at internationally renowned media training institute RNTC

There are full scholarships available for media professionals from 59 different countries for courses in narrative journalism, investigative journalism, drama for social change and producing media to counter radicalization. 

Bringing Home the World: International Reporting Fellowship Program for Minority Journalists

U.S.-based minority journalists travel abroad to cover compelling yet underreported international stories, increasing the diversity of voices in global news.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

Investigative reporting fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 22 to 38 can apply to the Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative.

Deadline: 05/02/2016

Photo contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Professional, amateur and student photographers can enter a contest with a US$10,000 grand prize.

Deadline: 04/30/2016

Influence Mapping Hangout for journalists open [Worldwide]

Gregor Aisch, graphics editor at The New York Times, will provide live feedback on data visualization projects; and Lilia Saúl, leader of the first data journalism team at Mexico's El Universal newspaper, will present special projects.

Deadline: 03/29/2016

Lviv Media Forum accepting applications [Worldwide]

Journalists are invited to attend this forum in Lviv, Ukraine. Topics include media trends, the role of media in global conflicts and media revenue.

Deadline: 05/15/2016

Young reader contest open [Worldwide]

News publishers who engage young people in journalism are eligible for an award.

Deadline: 06/21/2016

Fellowship sends international journalists to US [Worldwide]

Journalism and communication midcareer professionals with limited experience in the United States can apply for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

International Women's Media Foundation organizes trip to Tanzania, Rwanda [Worldwide]

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

Deadline: 12/06/2016

Africa

Nonfiction writing contest open [Ghana]

Emerging writers can compete for a US$500 prize from the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE).

Deadline: 04/30/2016

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

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.

The Wall Street Journal seeks assistant news editor [China]

Journalists with digital editing experience can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

Europe

Bilbao Photo Experience Festival open [Spain]

National and international professionals will explore the current photography landscape during this three-day event.

Scholarships for news literacy program available [Eurasia]

Journalists, scholars and students from Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia can participate in this summer school in Poznań, Poland.

Deadline: 04/04/2016

Latin America

Online course on how to create a blog open [Brazil]

The eduK platform offers the Portuguese-language course "How to create a successful blog" with Liliane Ferrari, social media trainer and consultant.

Investigative journalism seminar calls for papers [Brazil]

Journalism academics, students and professionals can submit research papers to this event, which is part of the 11th International Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo.

Deadline: 04/30/2016

Middle East

Scholarships for master's degree available [Egypt]

The Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation, funded by an endowment from Qalaa Holdings, is accepting applications from talented and promising young men and women.

Deadline: 04/15/2016

ARIJ offers grants to produce investigative reports [MENA]

Journalists from Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Tunisia, Syria, Yemen, Palestine, Lebanon and Bahrain can apply for this grant to uncover issues of public interest.

Deadline: 06/30/2016

US and Canada

Chicas Poderosas hosts mediathon [US]

Young media professionals are invited to attend a three-day event in Miami.

Media, leadership training program for women open [US]

The Women's Media Center's Progressive Women's Voices is organizing a free training program May 7 to 8 in San Francisco and June 4 to 5 in Denver.

Deadline: 04/03/2016

Investigative reporting conference offers fellowships [US]

Investigative journalists and college students can apply for fellowships to attend the IRE conference in New Orleans.

Deadline: 04/24/2016

Radio journalism training accepting applicants [US]

Creative thinkers who are great writers and storytellers with a passion for covering diverse communities and knowledge of the Bay Area can apply for the KALW Audio Academy in San Francisco.

Deadline: 03/31/2016

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