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08/15/2016

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Journalists can apply for a reporting fellowship in New York focusing on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Center for Excellence in Journalism offers course in Reporting for Television [Pakistan]

From Sept. 2 to 10, 2016, the Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) in Karachi, Pakistan will be offering a course in Reporting for Television.

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Worldwide

Bitch Media seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Writers who are interested in feminism and social justice can apply for a remote, three-month fellowship. 

Deadline: 08/31/2017

MailOnline seeks digital trainees [Worldwide]

Journalists with an excellent grasp of English can apply for this program that includes a six-month course in London, followed by a job placement at a Daily Mail bureau.

Deadline: 09/01/2016

Anthropocene magazine seeks pitches [Worldwide]

Stories can be narratives or photo essays on food and agriculture, urban sustainability and the built environment, oceans, health, energy conservation and biodiversity.

Deadline: 08/22/2016

Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Print, broadcast and online journalists from developing countries can apply for an annual program that brings journalists to American newsrooms.

Deadline: 08/31/2017

Fellowships for reporting on conflict, violence open [Worldwide]

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma will select journalists to attend a seminar in New York on covering violence, conflict and tragedy.

Deadline: 09/22/2017

Africa

Workshop covers religion and LGBT reporting [Sub-Saharan Africa]

Reporters, editors and bloggers proficient in English can apply for an all-expenses-paid reporting workshop on religion and LGBTQI+ issues in Cape Town, South Africa.

Deadline: 08/15/2017

Conference focuses on internet freedom [Africa]

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) will host the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa Sept. 27 to 29 in Kampala, Uganda. Travel support is available.

Deadline: 09/16/2016

Asia Pacific

Deadline approaching: travel scholarships for African journalism workshop [China]

The Wits China-Africa Reporting Project at Wits Journalism will host a practical skills and training workshop for Chinese journalists in October. 

Deadline: 08/19/2016

Europe

Media contest on cultural diversity open [Eastern Europe]

TV journalists and film directors from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine working on films, news reports or videos can compete to participate in a two-day workshop in Yerevan, Armenia.

Deadline: 09/20/2017

Cross-border journalism program open [Europe, Central Asia]

Journalists with three to 20 years of experience can apply for a program from the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Fritt Ord Foundation and the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Deadline: 10/01/2017

Google seeks data journalism fellows [Germany, Austria, Switzerland]

Students, recent graduates and young professionals can apply for the Google News Lab Fellowship.

Deadline: 08/22/2016

Latin America

Guillermo Cano Journalism Conference open [Colombia]

This free event promotes dialogue among media professionals, students and academics on issues related to Latin American journalism.

Citizen media conference open [Brazil]

Journalism professionals, activists, academics and students are invited to this event at the University of Espirito Santo in Vitória.

Workshop on financial journalism offered [Mexico]

The intensive workshop "The Triumph of Money" will cover the economy's various dimensions through journalism.

Journalist Online Protection Program open [Brazil]

Journalists and NGO representatives reporting from Rio de Janeiro can receive a free Premium Cyberghost key to browse the web anonymously and fully protected.

Middle East

Thomson Reuters seeks bureau chief [Egypt]

Experienced journalists can apply for this full-time job in Cairo.

Sky News Arabia seeks senior news editor [MENA]

Journalists with at least eight years of experience can apply for this position in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Deadline: 08/16/2016

US and Canada

Scholarship available for public radio conference [US]

Producers and program makers who self-identify as part of a minority group can apply for AIR's New Voices Scholarships.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Travel scholarships available for conference on digital journalism preservation [US]

Graduate students, especially from underrepresented and underserved communities, can apply to attend "Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News" at the University of California in Los Angeles.

Deadline: 08/31/2016

The Trace seeks digital news fellow [US]

Journalists with interest and experience in news writing, social media and audience building can apply for a fellowship in New York, focusing on guns in America.

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