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Earth Journalism Network offers biodiversity media grants [Worldwide]

Journalists, media organizations and journalism schools can apply for grants to increase the capacity of media to cover critical issues of conservation and biodiversity.

Deadline: 12/23/2016

Facebook offers online courses for journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists who want to learn about Facebook’s products, tools and services can access free e-learning courses, focusing on discovering content, creating stories and building an audience.

Film contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can enter short films produced after Jan. 1, 2018 to a festival in Volgograd, Russia.

Deadline: 11/25/2018

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.

Contest seeks investigative stories on bribery [Worldwide]

Print reporters, citizen journalists and bloggers who uncovered bribery cases can compete for the TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

International reporting trip available [Worldwide]

Journalists from developing countries and the German state of North-Rhine-Westphalia can apply for an exchange program.

Deadline: 11/30/2017

Global Reporting Institute focuses on early childhood [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists can apply to attend an all-expenses-paid reporting institute organized by the Dart Center in New York. Up to six participants will also receive US$500 to US$1,000 to produce stories on one or more of the institute topics.

Deadline: 04/09/2018


BBC seeks bilingual reporter [Nigeria]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in English and Hausa can apply for this position in Abuja.

Deadline: 11/17/2016

Travel scholarships available for investment conference [Africa]

The African Press Organization (APO) is selecting one journalist to cover the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) April 2 to 4, 2017 in Dubai, UAE.

Deadline: 01/31/2017

Asia Pacific

SAJA reporting fellowship available [South Asia]

Freelancers and staff journalists in any medium who have demonstrated experience in completing high-level, comprehensive journalistic projects can apply for the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) fellowship.

Deadline: 05/15/2017


Journalism competition accepting entries [Europe]

Journalists from the 47 countries in the Council of Europe can compete for the European Press Prize worth EUR10,000.

Deadline: 12/15/2017

Free training focuses on peacekeeping journalism [Kyrgyzstan]

Journalism students in their fourth or fifth year of college can apply to participate in this three-day training near the lake of Issyk Kul.

Deadline: 11/17/2016

Latin America

Online course covers website building for journalists [Latin America]

Journalists and media entrepreneurs can join this online training organized by Mexico's Centro de Formación en Periodismo Digital.

Deadline: 01/03/2017

Contest for economics reporting seeks entries [Brazil]

Print and online journalists and photojournalists can apply for the Case New Holland prize.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

Photography marathon open [Argentina]

Participants must take pictures of Buenos Aires as a way to document their personal views of the city. Winners will receive photo equipment.

Deadline: 11/11/2016

FOX seeks digital content manager [Brazil]

Digital media professionals with advanced English skills can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Middle East

Photo contest highlights Arab cultural heritage [MENA]

Professional and amateur photographers can compete for the Fujairah Photography Award.

Deadline: 02/17/2017

OSN seeks copywriter  [UAE]

Experienced journalists with excellent knowledge of English can apply for this position in Dubai.

US and Canada

Google offers journalism fellowships [US]

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in using technology to tell stories can apply for a 10-week summer program.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Investigative reporting contest open [US]

The Joan Shorenstein Center at Harvard seeks submissions for its US$25,000 Goldsmith Prize.

Deadline: 12/29/2017

Soros Equality Fellowship accepting applications [US]

Midcareer professionals, including journalists, can apply for a grant to fund projects that combat discrimination against immigrants and people of color. 

Deadline: 11/16/2016

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