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05/27/2016

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Seven worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in June

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How Tanzanian journalists use WhatsApp to report the news

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Journalist of the month: Kamilia Lahrichi

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How UP Nairobi brings fresh coverage of local culture to Kenya's 'beacon' city

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Journalists' startups bridge gap between storytelling and technology

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Medium’s Ghost Boat project brings readers into the investigative process

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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

Contest highlights fight against illegal trade in wildlife [Worldwide]

Young people are invited to write an essay for the ninth annual Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition.

Deadline: 06/30/2016

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

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

Deadline: 05/19/2017

NewsU hosts webinar on writing with music [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in finding their distinctive voice can attend the webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on April 20.

Emergency fund for women journalists available [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) offers an emergency fund to provide journalists with a lifeline of support in times of crisis.

Youth photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Photographers under age 24 and full-time photography students can compete to win GBP3,500 (US$4,581) and international recognition.

Deadline: 09/01/2017

Africa

Africa Check seeks journalist/researcher [South Africa]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in Johannesburg.

Deadline: 06/13/2016

UNICEF hosts digital reporting internship [Somalia]

Aspiring digital journalists ages 15 to 24 can apply for this training program in Mogadishu.

Deadline: 06/15/2016

Asia Pacific

Reuters Institute offers fellowship at Oxford University [China]

Midcareer journalists who reside in Hong Kong can apply for the Lion Rock Spirit Fellowship in England.

Deadline: 07/28/2017

Caribbean

Scholarship available to study in the US [Caribbean, Brazil]

Undergraduate students can apply for a US$5,000 to US$50,000 scholarship from singer Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation.

Deadline: 06/10/2016

Europe

Workshop for young journalists open [Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia]

Journalists ages 18 to 27 from Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia can participate in this workshop in Potsdam, Germany.

Deadline: 06/12/2017

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks journalist [Eastern Europe]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in Russian, Tartar and English can apply for this position in Prague.

Deadline extended: free workshop on media development research [UK]

Media scholars are invited to participate in a one-day workshop at the University of Westminster in London.

Deadline: 06/15/2016

Latin America

Photography on climate change contest open [Latin America]

Works must reflect the impact of climate change in Latin America or the Caribbean. The winner will receive US$2,000.

Deadline: 06/08/2016

Hackathon focuses on digital security [Argentina]

The Andsec Security Conference will address different aspects of digital security in the era of massive leaks.

Competition to fund stories on violence against women [Brazil]

Journalism students are invited to pitch story ideas to the Vladimir Herzog Institute.

Deadline: 06/19/2017

Middle East

Scholarship program accepting applications [Syria]

The Jusoor Hardship Fund is open to Syrian undergraduate and master's students who are enrolled at academic institutions outside Syria and at risk of dropping out due to financial need.

Deadline: 07/01/2016

International exchange program accepting applicants [MENA, Europe]

Media managers, among others, can apply for a cultural exchange program and receive EUR5,000 (US$5,566) for project funding.

Deadline: 06/20/2016

US and Canada

Deadline approaching: National Press Foundation offers reporting fellowship [US]

U.S. and international journalists who cover politics in Washington can apply for a nine-month seminar program.

Deadline: 06/28/2017

The Chronicle seeks interns [US]

Early-career and aspiring journalists interested in covering higher education can apply for this internship in Washington.

Deadline: 06/06/2016

YES! Magazine fellowship open [US]

Experienced journalists from a community underrepresented by traditional media are invited to apply for the Surdna Reporting Fellowship in Bainbridge Island, Washington. 

Deadline: 06/01/2017

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