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Reporting fellowship for Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion open [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), is accepting candidates for the Safety 2016 Reporting Fellowship, which includes traveling to the 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Tampere, Finland. 

Deadline: 07/25/2016

NewsU hosts free webinar on drone journalism [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in drone reporting are invited to attend this one-hour webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on June 14.

Collaborative journalism contest accepting pitches, stories [Worldwide]

Hostwriter, a platform that lets vetted journalists contact each other for collaboration opportunities, will award EUR5,000 (US$5,865) for collaborative journalism pieces and story pitches.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

Film fellowship on climate change launched [Worldwide]

The GroundTruth Project will award five fellowships to produce a series of original, short films from around the world focused on climate change and its impact on the health of women and children.

Deadline: 08/15/2016

Nieman Foundation fellowships open [Worldwide]

Publishers, programmers, web designers, media analysts, academics and journalists can apply for short-term fellowships at Harvard.

Deadline: 09/28/2018

Exchange program for journalists in Ukrainian media open [Worldwide]

Journalism students and young journalists with up to five years of experience can apply for a paid internship in newsrooms in Ukraine.

Deadline: 10/20/2016

Contest for science journalism students open [Worldwide]

Aspiring medical or science journalists can receive an award to attend the world's largest neuroscience meeting in San Diego.

Deadline: 08/31/2018


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

Digital lab calls for projects [Sub-Saharan Africa]

Multimedia content creators in need of partners and financial support are invited to submit a pitch.

Deadline: 02/25/2018

Asia Pacific

Caixin Media seeks senior editor [China]

Experienced editors who are native English speakers can apply for this position in Beijing.

East-West Center organizes International Media Conference [Asia]

Journalists from around the world are invited to this event Sept. 8 to 11 in New Delhi to discuss increasing links between South and East Asia, and share the latest information on the global news industry.


Eurasian Development Bank hosts journalism contest [Russia, Central Asia]

Business journalists from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Russia can submit works on Eurasian integration and development.

Deadline: 09/30/2017

Investigative journalism grants available [Europe]

Journalists with ideas for cross-border stories can apply for research grants.

Deadline: 11/20/2017

Latin America

Film festival offers workshop on documentary film history [Mexico]

The workshop "History and style of documentary film, an overview" will take place Aug. 11 to 13 in Michoacán.  

Online course on data journalism open [Latin America, Spain]

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas offers a free online course in Spanish to help journalist create data-driven stories.

Journalism research conference open [Brazil]

Journalism professors, students and professionals are invited to a conference in São Paulo.

Deadline: 10/30/2018

UN Women seeks videos on gender equality [Brazil]

Audiovisual professionals and high school students are invited to submit a 1-minute video to a contest as part of a UN regional initiative.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Middle East

Youm7 seeks reporters in 25 countries [MENA]

Journalists fluent in English and Arabic can apply for several positions at this Egyptian newspaper.

Deadline: 07/20/2016

Voice of Norway seeks journalists [MENA]

News anchors, reporters, editors, designers and audio engineer can apply for several positions based in Oslo or remotely.

Deadline: 08/31/2016

US and Canada

Voice of America seeks journalists [US]

Experienced journalists can apply for several positions including regional correspondents in Moscow and Seoul, international broadcaster (Pashto) and editor for the South and Central Asia Division, and supervisory international broadcaster (Spanish) for the Latin American Division in Washington.

Deadline: 04/16/2018

American Documentary's POV, The New York Times seek mediamaker [US]

Documentary filmmakers, creators and creative technologists interested in documentary storytelling are invited to submit a pitch for a project about race and ethnicity. 

Deadline: 07/25/2016

Sports reporting trip to Japan available [US]

Journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for a six-day symposium/fellowship program focusing on women and sports, organized by the Foreign Press Center Japan (FPCJ) and the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) .

Deadline: 08/01/2016

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