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Learn how to use Facebook tools to cover elections: get access to Signal in this free webinar

IJNet is partnering with Facebook to help journalists strengthen their coverage of the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. We are hosting a free webinar on Thursday, July 7 at 12 p.m. (EDT) that covers three tools: Signal, Facebook Live and the different uses for Pages vs. Profiles.

Future of Storytelling summit hosts contest [Worldwide]

Interactive stories, including web-based work, data-driven art, mobile apps, games, multimedia installations, virtual reality and other multi-platform projects are eligible for a US$5,000 prize.

Deadline: 07/07/2017

Nominations open for US$1 million humanitarian prize [Worldwide]

Journalists and others who commit an extraordinary act of humanity are eligible for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity.

Public outreach fellowship open [Worldwide]

The Open Society Foundations seek candidates with innovative approaches to social issues like human rights and access to information.

Deadline: 09/07/2016

Deadline extended: ONA offers conference fellowships [Worldwide]

The Online News Association (ONA) is accepting candidates for the MJ Bear Fellowship to attend the 2018 ONA conference in Austin, Texas.

Deadline: 07/09/2018

Radcliffe Institute seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Journalists and film, video, sound and new media artists can apply for stipends of up to US$77,500 at Harvard University.

Deadline: 09/13/2018


Deadline extended: impactAFRICA data-driven storytelling contest [Africa]

Journalists who report on water and sanitation issues in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania or Zambia can win a study trip to major newsrooms in the United States.

Deadline: 07/15/2016

Global Investigative Journalism Network seeks associate editor [Africa]

Journalists with five years of experience in online news and excellent English skills can apply for this remote position.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

Nonfiction writing grant available [South Africa]

The Academic and Non-Fiction Authors’ Association of South Africa (ANFASA) offers ZAR20,000 to ZAR25,000 to authors of academic and general nonfiction works.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Asia Pacific

Writing fellowship accepting applications [India]

Writers interested in the history of independent India can apply for a 12-month fellowship from the New India Foundation.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Workshop focuses on disaster reporting [Philippines]

Print, broadcast, online, multimedia journalists with at least two years of experience can apply for the Lopez Jaena Community Journalism Workshop Fellowship.

Deadline: 07/03/2016


Course covers data journalism for beginners [Spain]

The UAM/EL PAÍS School of Journalism organizes this course July 4 to 8 in Madrid.

Contest recognizes reporting on ethnic issues [Russia]

Journalists from federal, regional and ethnic media can compete in several categories, including television, radio, print, internet and more.

Deadline: 09/01/2018

Safety training for journalists open [Europe]

Journalists working in dangerous or remote areas can participate in a training from Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC) in Turin, Italy.

Film festival on human rights seeks entries [Russia]

Documentary filmmakers can submit works produced in 2017 or 2018 to this contest organized by the Russian Guild of Film Directors.

Deadline: 09/15/2018

Latin America

Deadline approaching: writing contest on gender equality [Brazil]

High school, undergraduate and graduate students can submit essays, scientific articles or educational projects.

Deadline: 07/29/2016

Online workshop on sports journalism open [Latin America]

Professional journalists and advanced journalism students can register for this online course in Spanish offered by Mexico's University of Guadalajara.

Deadline: 10/28/2018

The Wall Street Journal seeks correspondent [Brazil]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Middle East

Thomson Reuters seeks correspondent [Qatar]

Journalists from the Arab world can apply for this position in Qatar.

Creativity contest accepting applications [MENA]

Innovative professionals ages 45 and younger can compete for US$25,000.

Deadline: 11/30/2017

US and Canada

Deadline approaching: UN press fellowship in Uganda [US]

Journalists interested in international development can apply for a press trip focusing on reproductive health in Uganda.

Deadline: 06/30/2016

Science writing fellowship open [US, UK]

Journalists interested in the psychological development of young people can apply for the Jacobs Science Writer Fellowship in Zurich.

Deadline: 08/21/2016

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