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05/09/2016

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News Corp offers media fellowship for Indian journalists

ICFJ will bring two Indian journalists to Washington, D.C., and to the News Corp headquarters in New York City to learn the key elements of a digital newsroom. Deadline is June 5.

.PRESS Domains commemorates World Press Freedom Month – 2016

All through May 2016, .PRESS Domains will raise funds to contribute toward freedom of the press.

New Opportunities by Region

Worldwide

IWMF offers grants for women's stories [Worldwide]

Women journalists with three or more years of professional experience can apply for grants averaging US$5,000 from the International Women's Media Foundation.

Deadline: 05/16/2017

TravelBird Scholarship accepting candidates [Worldwide]

College students ages 18 and older can compete for a EUR3,000 (US$3,457) prize and an internship at the TravelBird offices in Amsterdam.

Deadline: 05/31/2016

Earth Journalism Network offers biodiversity story grants [Worldwide]

Journalists and other expert media practitioners who want to cover critical issues of conservation and biodiversity can apply for grants ranging from US$1,000 to US$2,000.

Deadline: 02/17/2017

Contest seeks essays on Europe's economic growth [Worldwide]

The McKinsey Global Institute will award a total of EUR100,000 (US$115,236) to the best essays in English.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Science journalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

The AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards recognize outstanding coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics.

Deadline: 08/01/2017

Africa

East African Wild Life Society hosts photo contest [Africa]

Professional and amateur photographers can submit works focusing on threats facing wildlife and nature.

Deadline: 05/31/2016

Asia Pacific

Angkor Photo Workshops open [Asia]

Emerging photographers can apply for this free training in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Deadline: 07/15/2017

Thomson Reuters seeks sub-editor [India]

Journalists with at least three years of editing experience can apply for this position in Bangalore.

Europe

Summer school for journalists open [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Russian-speaking students, journalists, photographers and documentary filmmakers from Russia and neighboring countries can participate in this program in the Tver region.

Deadline: 05/20/2017

Press trip focuses on Syrian refugees in Turkey [Europe]

Journalists from the EU28 who are interested in reporting on humanitarian issues can apply for this trip organized by the European Journalism Centre (EJC).

Deadline: 05/12/2016

Investigative journalism program open [Eastern Europe]

Journalists ages 20 to 35 from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine can apply for this program in Riga, Latvia.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Latin America

FNPI hosts workshop on print and digital writing [Americas, Spain]

Journalists with up to three years of experience in print or digital media in Latin America as well as the Latino community in the United States and Canada can apply for this course in Cartagena, Colombia.

Deadline: 06/12/2016

Workshop covers data journalism [Brazil]

Journalists can participate in this training with Gustavo Faleiros, former ICFJ Knight fellow, in São Paulo.

Publication calls for academic papers [Latin America]

Journalists and researchers can submit academic essays in Spanish or Portuguese that focus on cinema, audiovisual policy and communication in Latin America.

Deadline: 06/03/2016

Bloomberg seeks editor [Brazil]

Journalists who have at least seven years of experience and are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for this position in Brasília.

Middle East

UN hosts contest for environmental reporting [Egypt]

Print and broadcast journalists are invited to submit stories on the Paris Climate Agreement and its impact on Egypt.

Deadline: 05/23/2016

FlyDubai seeks press officer [UAE]

Media professionals with at least two years of experience can apply for this position in Dubai.

US and Canada

Total Newsroom Training open [US]

Small to medium-size news organizations can apply for in-house investigative training from the Investigative Reporters and Editors.

Deadline: 05/15/2016

National Press Foundation offers training on mental health reporting [US]

Journalists interested in covering mental health issues can apply for an all-expenses-paid fellowship to attend a four-day training in Washington.

Deadline: 07/13/2016

Berlin Capital Program open [US]

Young journalists and journalism students can apply for a trip to Germany organized by the German-American Fulbright Commission.

Deadline: 06/07/2016

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