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Webinar focuses on education reporting [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), Code for Africa and the World Bank’s Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) present the webinar "Reporting on education: Giving journalists the knowledge and data to cover major education concerns in their countries" at 10 a.m. EDT on Nov. 10.

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships open [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a 10-month fellowship at Stanford University to address the most urgent problems facing journalism.

Deadline: 12/04/2018

Nikon photo contest open [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can compete for prizes including Nikon cameras and lenses.

Deadline: 01/27/2017

Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Deadline: 12/01/2018

Competition open to journalists using social science tools [Worldwide]

The Philip Meyer Journalism Award honors stories that utilize a wide variety of research tools, from probabilities to survey research.

Deadline: 11/18/2016


University of Toronto offers scholarship [Sub-Saharan Africa]

Students can apply for the MasterCard Foundation African Scholars Program to cover a four-year undergraduate program in several subjects, including cinema, media, semiotics and communication.

Deadline: 12/10/2016

Asia Pacific

BBC seeks journalists [Thailand] will hire three broadcast journalists, a reporter and a producer to join its new team in Bangkok.

Deadline: 11/10/2016

Contest highlights investigative stories on human rights [Kyrgyzstan]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete in this contest organized by the Representative Office of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.

Deadline: 11/18/2016

Photo contest seeks entries [Asia]

Members of press organizations from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 11/10/2016


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks journalists [Czech Republic]

Experienced journalists with excellent knowledge of Russian and English can apply for several positions, including online production manager, director of TV channel, TV anchor/multimedia journalist and more.

Contest seeks multimedia content on the Balkans [Europe]

Aspiring travel journalists can compete for cash prizes from

Deadline: 01/31/2017

Latin America

Contest calls for entries on gender, justice [Mexico]

Journalists and others can submit an essay, news story or documentary film to this contest organized by Mexico’s Supreme Court of Justice.

Deadline: 11/14/2016

Sports channel seeks interns [Brazil]

Students scheduled to graduate in 2017 or after can apply for this internship program in Rio de Janeiro.

Deadline: 11/25/2016

Knight Center hosts MOOC on immersive journalism [Latin America, Spain]

Journalists and others interested in virtual reality in nonfiction storytelling can participate in this free course in Spanish Oct. 2 to Nov. 5.

Registration for digital journalism conference open [Argentina]

Journalists interested in investigative and digital journalism can participate in this conference in Buenos Aires.

Workshop focuses on fashion reporting [Brazil]

Journalists and students can enroll in a course on fashion journalism in São Paulo.

Middle East

Arab journalism contest seeks entries [MENA]

Journalists who have exhibited creativity, objectivity and the ability to reach Arab society can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 12/26/2017

Thomson Reuters seeks correspondent [Lebanon]

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

US and Canada

Media fellowship available for students of color [US]

African-American, Asian-American, Latino and Native American students can apply for the Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship Program. Fellows are placed in paid internships.

Deadline: 12/01/2017

Okayafrica seeks staff writer [US]

Journalists with at least two years of experience and an interest in African affairs, culture and music can apply for this position in New York.

Deadline: 12/31/2016

ONA organizes Women’s Leadership Accelerator [US]

Women who are leading innovation in digital media are invited to apply for this free, weeklong program in Los Angeles.

Deadline: 11/30/2017

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