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Journalism conference calls for papers [Worldwide]

The International Symposium on Online Journalism, organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, seeks research papers on "Digital media and democracy in the Americas" for a special edition of its official academic journal #ISOJ.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

Harvard hosts media innovation fellowship [Worldwide]

Nieman-Berkman Fellows spend a year conducting research on journalism innovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 12/01/2018

Wildlife photo contest open [Worldwide]

Categories include documentary photo, new technologies in wildlife photo, photographer of the year and more. The winner in each category will receive US$10,000. The prize for the photographer of the year is US$20,000.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Contest seeks photos of human rights issues, anti-corruption efforts [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can enter the Allard Prize Photography Competition.

Deadline: 11/01/2018

TED2019 fellowships open [Worldwide]

Media entrepreneurs, human rights activists and photographers can apply for a fellowship to attend "Bigger than us" conference in Vancouver, Canada.

Deadline: 08/26/2018

Reagan-Fascell program organizes democracy fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a five-month residential fellowship at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in Washington.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

Photojournalism contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Freelance photographers reporting under risky conditions can apply for the Lucas Dolega Award. The winner will receive an endowment of EUR10,000 (US$11,839).

Deadline: 10/30/2017


Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [Nigeria]

Professional and freelance journalists or teams of journalists can apply for the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting.

Deadline: 10/24/2018

Asia Pacific

Thomson Reuters seeks correspondent [China]

Experienced journalists fluent in English and Mandarin can apply for this position in Beijing.

Communication contest accepting nominations [Asia Pacific]

Media professionals can enter this competition in four categories: research, education, institution building and excellence in journalism.

Deadline: 10/31/2016


Funding available for coverage of development issues [Ireland]

The Simon Cumbers Media Fund promotes more and better quality media coverage of international development issues in the Irish media. 

Deadline: 10/26/2016

Grants fund investigative journalism [Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova]

Project proposals can focus on any topic, but special attention will be given to projects related to international relations in the region.

Deadline: 12/31/2016

Latin America

Deadline approaching: workshop on Middle East for journalists [Ecuador]

Journalists interested in improving their coverage of Middle East conflicts can attend this two-day workshop in Quito.

Deadline: 10/16/2016

Investigative journalism contest seeks submissions [Latin America, Caribbean]

Journalists who published or broadcast investigative reports in English, Spanish or Portuguese can compete to win up to US$10,000.

Deadline: 09/16/2018

Deadline approaching: online course on access to information law [Brazil]

Journalists and journalism students can apply for this free course offered by the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji).

Deadline: 11/13/2017

The Times seeks correspondent [Brazil]

Experienced journalists with a good grasp of Portuguese and Spanish can apply for this position in Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 10/16/2016

Middle East

beIN seeks assistant news editor [MENA]

Experienced journalists can apply for this full-time job in Doha, Qatar.

Media fellowship for social issues forum available [MENA]

Professional journalists, journalism students and entrepreneurs ages 20 to 35 can participate in this workshop Oct. 29 to 30 in Barcelona, Spain.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

US and Canada

Contest highlights coverage of American Muslims [US]

Individual and team of journalists are invited to submit stories or opinion pieces about Muslims in the U.S. for the Goldziher Prize worth up to US$15,000.

Deadline: 12/09/2016

SPJ-Google News Lab offers training [North America]

Journalists can request free in-site training on Google tools for their newsrooms.

Fellowship on religion and journalism available [US]

Journalism scholars interested in religion can apply for the Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism and International Affairs.

Deadline: 10/26/2016

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