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Radiotopia calls for show ideas [Worldwide]

Diverse talent, new voices and sustainable ideas are invited to submit a podcast pitch.

Deadline: 04/17/2016

Fellowship for reporting in the Middle East available [Worldwide]

The GroundTruth Project seeks applicants for a reporting fellowship to cover youth and culture in the Syrian refugee crisis.

Deadline: 04/03/2016

Thomson Reuters offers newsroom training [Worldwide]

Media outlets in developing countries or countries in political transition that want to produce strong digital content can apply for free training.

Deadline: 05/02/2016

Summer school for filmmakers open [Worldwide]

Students in film direction, cinematography, animation, multimedia and computer graphics can participate in this summer school in Russia.

Deadline: 05/10/2018

Deadline extended: Human rights fellowship seeks women journalists [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation seeks applications for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, which includes coursework at MIT and media internships.

Deadline: 03/20/2018


Thomson Reuters Foundation, Pulitzer Center organize workshop on reporting land rights [Southern Africa]

Journalists fluent in English and with at least one year of experience can apply for this all-expenses-paid workshop July 31 to Aug. 3 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Deadline: 06/04/2018

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal offers internship [China]

Undergraduates or graduate students who intend to pursue a career in journalism can apply for a position in Beijing.

Bloomberg BNA seeks freelancer [Japan]

Experienced journalists can apply for this freelance position to cover regulatory, legal and business news of interest to multinational firms in Tokyo.


BBC offers digital journalist apprenticeship [UK]

The program is a combination of classroom-based training with the BBC Academy and at an external college and on-the-job work experience.

Deadline: 04/18/2016

Contest for music journalists launched [Russia]

Music publications and journalists ages 35 and younger can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 04/25/2016

Latin America

Workshop on investigative sports journalism open [South America]

Foro de Periodismo Argentino (FOPEA) and the Thomson Reuters Foundation organize a three-day training in Buenos Aires. Selected candidates will have all their expenses covered.

Deadline: 04/18/2016

Bloomberg seeks agriculture reporters [Brazil]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for two positions in São Paulo.

Gabriel García Márquez journalism contest open [Americas, Spain, Portugal]

Journalists with works in Spanish and Portuguese can compete in four categories: features, images, news coverage and innovation.

Deadline: 05/24/2018

Contest recognizes education reporting [Brazil]

Journalists covering higher education can compete for the Estácio Journalism Award.

Deadline: 06/12/2017

Middle East

Mada Masr seeks social media journalist [Egypt]

Journalists experienced in social media can apply for a position in Cairo.

Deadline: 04/04/2016

Climate Tracker launches journalism program [MENA]

Aspiring journalists are invited to write two articles for a chance to win a trip to a UN climate change conference in Bonn, Germany.

Documentary photography program open [MENA]

Photographers working on documentary projects in the Arab region can apply for a US$5,000 grant and mentorship.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

US and Canada

Next City offers Urban Affairs Journalism Fellowship [US]

College students of color studying journalism/media can apply for a 10-week fellowship in Philadelphia.

Deadline: 04/04/2016

Watchdog Reporting Workshop open [US]

The Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ), in partnership with Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR), is accepting applicants for a free workshop in May in Portland, Oregon, and Columbus, Ohio.

Deadline: 04/01/2016

Fellowship for mental health journalism available [US]

The Carter Center organizes the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship For Mental Health Journalism, which aims to train reporters covering mental illness.

Deadline: 04/11/2018

Funding available for hostile environment training [Canada]

The Forum Freelance Fund provides bursaries of up to CAD2,500 (US$1,942) to help freelancers attend hazardous environment safety training courses.

Deadline: 04/19/2018

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