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ICFJ Anywhere offers webinar on Panama Papers coverage for data and investigative journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists worldwide can join a free webinar on May 25 at 10 a.m. EDT and learn how newsrooms across many countries collaborated to report on the Panama Papers.

Thomson Reuters offers conflict reporting lab, grants [Worldwide]

Journalists from the developing world, United States, Canada and Germany can apply for the all-expenses-paid program "Uncovering Security - Story Lab" in West Sussex, U.K.

Deadline: 09/04/2017

Foreign Policy Interrupted seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Women academics, entrepreneurs, journalists, students and business professionals ages 25 and older can apply for online training and mentoring at media institutions.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

NewsU presents webinar on editing tools [Worldwide]

Editors and reporters who want to improve their writing can attend this online seminar at 2:00 p.m. EDT on Oct. 19.

Fellowships send journalists to HIV and TB conferences [Worldwide]

Print and online journalists can apply for a fellowship to cover the 2016 AIDS conference and TB pre-conference in Durban, South Africa.

Deadline: 06/01/2016

Bursary covers safety training [Worldwide]

Independent journalists and documentary filmmakers who focus on human rights abuses can apply for funding.

Deadline: 06/15/2018


Contest highlights LGBTI reporting [Africa]

Writers and photographers who focus on gender, human rights and sexuality can apply for the Gerald Kraak Award.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Women's empowerment fellowship available [Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco]

Women ages 25 to 40 are invited to apply for this program funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Deadline: 06/01/2016

Asia Pacific

Independent journalism funding available [East Timor]

Young journalists can apply for the Balibo Five-Roger East Fellowship.

Deadline: 06/01/2016

BuzzFeed seeks reporter [India]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in New Delhi to cover women's rights around the world, with a particular focus on India and South Asia.


Youth journalism contest open [Russia]

Journalists ages 25 and younger can submit articles on socially important issues.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

Grants for journalism training available [UK]

The Journalism Diversity Fund offers grants to budding, diverse British journalists planning to attend courses accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists.

Deadline: 11/15/2017

Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship open [Eastern Europe]

Journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine can apply for this nine-month program with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

Deadline: 06/01/2018

Latin America

Journalism contest focuses on information safety [Latin America]

The grand winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2018 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, followed by a trip to Slovakia to visit the headquarters of ESET software company.

Deadline: 08/29/2017

Deadline approaching: contest for business reporting [Brazil]

Journalists with works on the industrial sector can compete for a total of BRL310,000 in prizes.

Deadline: 05/29/2016

CFPD hosts online workshop on social media strategies [Latin America]

The Center for Digital Journalism (CFPD) at the University of Guadalajara offers the course "Community management and social networking for journalists" July 2 to Aug. 5.

Deadline: 06/17/2018

Knight Center offers free online course on Python programming [Brazil]

Journalists and others can participate in this four-week course in Portuguese.

Middle East

ACSS offers postdoctoral fellowship program [MENA]

Media scholars who graduated from a Ph.D. program in the past three years can apply for a one-year fellowship from the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS).

Deadline: 06/15/2018

US and Canada

Contest honors broadcast, documentary, digital reporting [US]

Journalists whose work aired in the United States can apply for the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards.

Deadline: 07/01/2016

Dart Center organizes safety training for journalists [US]

Freelance journalists are invited to apply to attend this free course Oct. 18 to 21 in New York.

Deadline: 05/04/2018

Journalism exchange fellowship accepting applicants [US, Austria]

Print, broadcast and freelance journalists ages 21 to 38 can apply for a seven-week fellowship in Austria or the United States.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

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