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ICFJ seeks consultants [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is looking for short-term, remote consultants for its “Meeting the Challenge: Strengthening Societies and Governance through Journalism and Citizen Engagement” project.

World Nomads offers scholarship to film in Tanzania [Worldwide]

The winner will fly to Kerala to capture the culture and communities in the shadows of Mount Kilimanjaro with professional travel filmmaker Brian Rapsey.

Deadline: 07/10/2018

Webinar for journalists: covering early childhood development in the global south [Worldwide]

Journalists in Africa, Asia and Latin America who cover child nutrition, health care and early education can join a webinar at 10 a.m. EDT Sept. 8 to talk with leading experts on early childhood development.

Population Institute contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

The Global Media Awards recognize reporting across media that highlights population growth and reproductive health.

Deadline: 10/31/2016

Documentary film festival on human rights seeks entries [Worldwide]

Documentarians who focus on human rights can submit their works to a contest in Kiev, Ukraine.

Deadline: 11/20/2018

Earth Journalism Network offers conference fellowship [Worldwide]

Working journalists, especially from developing countries and indigenous peoples, are invited to apply for a fellowship to attend the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity in December in Cancún, Mexico.

Deadline: 09/10/2016

Fellowships available for reporting on women, LGBT rights [Worldwide]

Professional journalists who have reported for influential media outlets can apply for a fellowship from the International Reporting Project (IRP).

Deadline: 03/24/2017


aKoma fellowship open [Africa]

Aspiring content creators and storytellers from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Rwanda can apply for a paid, six-month fellowship.

Deadline: 07/07/2017

Asia Pacific

Fellowship available for reporting on sea level rise [Asia]

Journalists ages 35 and younger with experience in investigative reporting can apply for this three-month fellowship at CORRECTIV in Berlin.

Deadline: 09/10/2016

China Daily seeks photo, copy editors [China]

Experienced journalists can apply for these positions in Beijing.


Contest highlights news coverage of recycling, medicine disposal [Spain]

Nonprofit SIGRE is accepting entries for its journalism awards in five categories: print media, digital media, television, radio and blogs.

Deadline: 09/15/2016

Russian Union of Journalists hosts journalism contest [Russia]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can be nominated for an award. The first place winner will receive a diploma and a cash prize.

Deadline: 11/20/2016

Production fund accepting applications [UK]

Budding journalists and filmmakers can apply for funding to cover stories in the developing world.

Deadline: 11/05/2017

Latin America

Contest highlights drug policy reporting [Brazil]

Print and online journalists can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 11/05/2017

Chicas Poderosas hosts media event [Argentina]

This free event will bring together women journalists, designers and developers for intensive training in digital tools and projects in Buenos Aires.

Short video festival open [Brazil]

Anyone can submit a video focusing on city sounds to the One Minute Festival.

Deadline: 09/30/2016

Middle East

Cairo Film Critics Week open [MENA]

Documentary filmmakers can submit their first or second film produced for the Shadi Abd El Salam Prize for Best Film and the Fathy Farag Prize for Best Artistic Contribution.

Deadline: 09/15/2016

Gulf News seeks videographer [UAE]

Experienced broadcast journalists can apply for this position in Dubai.

US and Canada

The New York Times presents Student Journalism Institute [US]

Student members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists and students (or December or May graduates) at a historically black college may apply for this program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Deadline: 11/15/2018

Fellowship focuses on malaria reporting [US]

Malaria No More, in partnership with Washington Global Health Alliance, is organizing “Innovating to End Malaria,” a new fellowship program that will take place Oct. 24 to 26 in Seattle.

Deadline: 09/12/2016

Workshop focuses on media law [US]

The Media Law Resource Center Institute is hosting "Media law for journalists," an all-day event on Oct. 17 at Boston University.

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