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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.

Thomson Foundation hosts journalism competition [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 30 and younger working in developing countries are eligible for the Young Journalist Award as part of the 2018 UK Foreign Press Association (FPA) Awards.

Deadline: 08/17/2018

Reporters Without Borders Germany hosts residency [Worldwide]

Journalists from repressive countries can apply to stay in Berlin for two months.

Deadline: 07/31/2016

Film4Climate competition open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers ages 14 to 35 are invited to create a short video about climate actions and solutions.

Deadline: 09/15/2016


Photo, video contest highlights impact of financial inclusion [Africa]

Photographers and videomakers can compete for cash prizes and photo equipment from the 2018 CGAP Photo Contest.

Deadline: 12/14/2018

Mongabay seeks story proposals on conservation [Madagascar]

The reporting initiative is commissioning stories that aim to explore the effectiveness of conservation spending and interventions in Madagascar.

Digital media contest accepting entries [Africa]

News publishers and journalists who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies can apply for an award from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

Deadline: 07/31/2017

Asia Pacific

Foreign Policy seeks editor [Asia]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position to commission, edit and write stories about Asia.

Deadline: 07/29/2016


Contest for reporting on new technologies open [Russia]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can apply for cash prizes from the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia.

Deadline: 10/01/2018

Free master classes on digital journalism offered [Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Staff and freelance journalists working for Russian-language media and with at least three years of professional experience can apply for this training in Moscow.

Deadline: 08/14/2016

Grant available for data-driven news production [Europe]

The European Commission is accepting proposals for reporting on European issues.

Deadline: 09/25/2018

Latin America

Free workshop on crisis reporting open [Ecuador]

The course "Journalism at Risk" will provide guidelines to make a responsible and safe media coverage of disasters and catastrophes.

Contest for justice reporting open [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for cash prizes offered by the Public Defenders Association of the State of Rio Grande do Sul.

Deadline: 09/06/2016

Journalism contest focuses on indigenous rural development [South America]

The Institute for Rural Development in South America (IPDRS) is accepting photographs and articles in Spanish or Portuguese for its annual contest. This year's theme is "Climate Resilient Agriculture." 

Deadline: 08/31/2016

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

Middle East

Deadline approaching: Sky News Arabia seeks digital multimedia producer [MENA]

Journalists with at least four years of experience can apply for this position in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Deadline: 09/18/2017

The Times offers foreign correspondent fellowship [UK, MENA]

Journalists can apply for a GBP6,000 grant to spend six weeks abroad, researching and reporting on a foreign news story for the newspaper.

Deadline: 09/19/2016

US and Canada

ProPublica seeks fellows for Electionland Project [US]

Experienced journalists interested in covering voting rights, election integrity and more can apply for a paid, full-time fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 03/31/2018

Travel scholarships available for hackathon [US]

The third annual Journalism School Hackathon, organized by Mediashift and the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia, will take place Oct. 21 to 23 in Athens, Georgia.

Deadline: 08/15/2016

Alicia Patterson reporting fellowship open [US]

Full-time print reporters, writers, editors and photographers can apply for a US$40,000 fellowship.

Deadline: 10/01/2018

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