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Knight Center hosts MOOC on news design [Worldwide]

Journalists and other professionals interested in graphic design and visual storytelling can participate in this free course June 27 to July 31.

impactAFRICA webinar focuses on reporting on maternal, child health programs [Worldwide]

The webinar "Mother & Child Healthcare: How can journalists use data to accurately measure and explain the success, or failure, of health programs?" will be webcast at 10 a.m. EDT on June 15.

Contest open to video journalists [Worldwide]

Freelance journalists who cover international news and current affairs are eligible for the Rory Peck Awards.

Deadline: 06/06/2018

Portrait photography contest open [Worldwide]

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize encourages photographers to portray people with an emphasis on their identity as individuals.

Deadline: 06/12/2018

Contest for medical science journalism open [Worldwide]

Early-career journalists can submit stories on global health for the Next Generation of Science Journalists Award.

Deadline: 07/16/2017

UN organizes journalism competition [Worldwide]

Journalists who cover the United Nations, including its agencies and field operations, are eligible for prizes totaling over US$60,000.

Deadline: 09/15/2018


Fact-checking competition open [Africa]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can submit reports that exposed misleading claims made by public figures and institutions.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

Asia Pacific

CNN seeks journalists [Hong Kong]

Experienced journalists can apply for several positions including reporter/producer, social publishing producer, writer, business planning editor and writer/producer.

East-West Center offers study tour [Asia Pacific, US]

The New Generation Seminar focusing on cultural heritage and identity will take place over two weeks in Honolulu, Hawaii, Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Yangon, Myanmar.

Deadline: 06/16/2016


BBC offers journalism traineeship [UK]

Journalists with some experience who want to broaden their broadcasting skills can apply for this program in London.

Deadline: 04/04/2018

Photo contest seeks submissions [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Amateur and professional photographers can compete for the New East Photo Prize, which features a photo book publication, an exhibit in London and GBP1,000 (US$1,351).

Deadline: 07/15/2018

Knight International Journalism Fellowship open [US, Western Europe]

Broadcast journalists with strong proficiency in Russian and English or Kazakh can apply for a 12-month program based in Kazakhstan.

Documentary contest accepting entries [Russia]

Documentarians can submit films to this competition organized by Russia's Documentary Film and Television Industry Guild.

Deadline: 09/01/2018

Latin America

Communication research congress open [Latin America]

The Latin American Association of Communication Research (ALAIC, in Spanish) is organizing its 13th annual congress on Oct. 5 to 7 in Mexico City.

Contest highlights journalism research [Brazil]

Journalism professors and students are invited to submit their works to a contest organized by the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Journalism.

Deadline: 07/10/2017

Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires hosts media party [Argentina]

Journalists, developers and designers are invited to this conference Aug. 22 to 24 in Buenos Aires.

Radio hosts debate on future of journalism [Brazil]

Journalists and journalism students interested in the reinvention of journalism in the digital age can attend this free event in Rio de Janeiro.

Middle East

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship open [Lebanon]

Midcareer professionals who are Lebanese citizens or Palestinian residents in Lebanon can apply for this fellowship in the United States.

Deadline: 08/17/2018

IWPR seeks editor [Lebanon, Turkey]

Journalists who are native Arabic speakers and fluent in English can apply for this position at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR).

US and Canada

Funding for poverty reporting available [US]

The Marguerite Casey Foundation will award up to US$3,250 to a professional journalist and US$1,300 to a student reporter.

Deadline: 06/20/2016

The Intercept seeks editorial fellow [US]

Aspiring investigative journalists can apply for this paid, fall fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 06/30/2016

Contest for investigative business journalism open [US]

Print and online journalists can compete for the 2018 Barlett & Steele Awards from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

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