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08/19/2016

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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

ICFJ offers webinar to show journalists simple, affordable ways to use 360° video [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in creating 360° video stories can participate in a free webinar at 10 a.m. EDT Nov. 2.

Nominations open for Free Press Awards [Worldwide]

Journalists who have a strong commitment with press freedom and independent information can be nominated as newcomer or most resilient journalist of the year.

Deadline: 08/01/2017

Global peace publication calls for papers [Worldwide]

Submissions must focus on peace or conflict journalism projects, programs, classes, proposals or academic works.

Deadline: 09/07/2016

International Media Ethics Day seeks local hosts [Worldwide]

The Center for International Media Ethics (CIME) invites organizations and individuals to host workshops for the celebration on Sept. 26.

Postgraduate scholarships in UK available [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for the Chevening Scholarship Program to study at a postgraduate level at any U.K. university.

Deadline: 11/07/2017

Africa

Open Society Foundations host Civil Society Leadership Awards [Africa, Asia, Middle East, Belarus]

Winners will receive a fully funded master’s degree study in communications and media, among other subjects, at universities across the world.

Deadline: 09/15/2016

Asia Pacific

South China Morning Post seeks Asia correspondent [China]

Journalists with at least five years of writing and/or team-leading experience can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

Deadline: 08/28/2016

Europe

DateCuenta school of photography offers partial scholarships [Spain]

Talented individuals can apply for a grant to study photography, documentary film or graphic design in Barcelona.

Deadline: 09/20/2016

Contest for international affairs reporting open [Russia]

Journalists ages 35 and younger can submit works to the All-Russian Competition for International Journalists.

Deadline: 11/01/2016

Exchange program for German-Northern European journalists available [Europe]

Journalists ages 18 to 40 from Germany, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania can apply for a scholarship organized by the International Journalists' Programmes.

Deadline: 11/15/2016

New African magazine seeks digital media intern [UK]

Aspiring digital journalists can apply for this position in London.

Training focuses on democracy, activism for young journalists [Central Asia]

Journalists ages 16 to 29 from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan can apply for an all-expenses-paid training in Kyrgyzstan.

Deadline: 09/07/2016

Latin America

Free workshop focuses on Mexico-U.S. border reporting safety [Mexico, US]

The Binational Safety for Journalists Workshop will take place March 10 in Brownsville, Texas. Registration is ongoing until spots are filled.

Folha de S. Paulo hosts training for aspiring journalists over 40 [Brazil]

Professionals ages 40 and older can participate in this free journalism training in São Paulo.

Deadline: 09/07/2016

Population Reference Bureau offers training on public health journalism [South America]

Mid- to senior-level journalists from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru can submit an idea for a data-rich public health story they want to develop during the 2017 World Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Middle East

Media development funds available [MENA]

The Aswatona Fund for Media Development will provide grants to media organizations in the Maghreb and the Mashreq.

Deadline: 09/09/2016

Free training on economic reporting open [MENA]

Civil society members and graduate students from the Arab region ages 45 and younger can participate in this workshop offered by the American University in Cairo.

US and Canada

Looker seeks data journalism fellow [US]

Storytellers and journalists who excel at exploring datasets can apply for a fellowship in New York. 

Reynolds Business Journalism Week open [US]

Journalism professionals and educators can apply to attend this free seminar hosted by the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in Phoenix.

Deadline: 10/16/2016

Reveal launches investigative fellowship for journalists of color [US]

Fellows will receive a US$10,000 stipend and a full year of mentoring and guidance from Reveal journalists.

Deadline: 09/12/2016

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