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12/19/2016

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Call for entries: The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Up-and-coming, English-speaking journalists based in Africa can enter to win a US$5,000 cash prize to pursue an in-depth reporting project.

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Worldwide

Nominations open for Knight International Journalism Awards [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists seeks pioneering journalists whose work has made an impact on the lives of people in the developing world.

Deadline: 02/17/2017

NED offers grants for media projects [Worldwide]

Independent media organizations, civic groups and associations can apply to this program that aims to advance democracy.

Deadline: 06/16/2017

Photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Pictures of the Year International recognizes excellence in photojournalism, multimedia and visual editing that engages citizens globally.

Deadline: 01/12/2017

Associated Press seeks interns [Worldwide]

Full-time students and recent graduates can apply for the AP Global News Internship Program in eight U.S. cities and various international locations.

Deadline: 01/08/2017

Short film festival seeks entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers and film students can participate in this festival in Kiev, Ukraine.

Deadline: 01/31/2017

Courage in photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Female photojournalists who reported in dangerous environments can be nominated for an award from the International Women’s Media Foundation.

Deadline: 03/01/2017

Magnum Foundation offers Photography and Social Justice Fellowship [Worldwide]

Early-career photographers and journalists from outside the United States and Western Europe can apply for this program in New York.

Deadline: 01/05/2017

Africa

The Huffington Post seeks lifestyle reporter [South Africa]

Journalists with deep knowledge of the entertainment industry can apply for this position in Johannesburg.

Wikimedia Foundation hosts photo contest [Africa]

Professional and amateur photographers are invited to contribute photos to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Deadline: 01/31/2017

Asia Pacific

ICFJ offers training on digital tools for public interest reporting [India]

Midcareer journalists working at either English or vernacular-language media organizations in Patna (Bihar) and Kolkata (West Bengal) and journalism students can apply for a two-day training program.

Fellowships available for journalism master's program [Asia]

Full-time journalists can apply for a fellowship to pursue a two-year master's program in the Philippines at Ateneo de Manila University.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Europe

Media contest for integration, diversity open [Europe]

The CIVIS Media Foundation is accepting entries for its annual media awards in five categories.

Deadline: 01/20/2017

German-Russian Forum offers internships [Russia]

Journalism students in Russia can apply for a six-week communications internship in Germany.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Latin America

Contest on health journalism accepting entries [Latin America]

Print and broadcast journalists can compete for the Roche Health Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 04/03/2017

Reporting contest on development initiatives open [Brazil]

Stories in one of Brazil's nine northeastern states, northern Minas Gerais and northern Espírito Santo are eligible for cash prizes.

Deadline: 03/03/2017

Course focuses on public communication strategies for crisis situations [Latin America]

The University of Guadalajara's Centro de Formación en Periodismo Digital will offer this course Jan. 30 to March 12, 2017.

Deadline: 01/15/2017

Online course on WordPress available [Brazil]

Anyone can access this free, self-directed course in Portuguese.

Middle East

UBM seeks correspondent, producer [UAE]

Experienced journalists can apply for these positions in Dubai.

Citizen journalism workshop open [MENA]

Activists and citizen journalists ages 20 to 30 can apply to attend a free training course in Casablanca, Morocco.

Deadline: 01/01/2017

US and Canada

Competition open for Pulitzer Prizes in journalism [US]

Journalists who work for newspapers or websites that publish at least weekly can win US$15,000.

Deadline: 01/25/2017

Dart Center hosts reporting competition [North America]

Journalists covering trauma and violence for North American outlets can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 01/30/2017

American Press Institute offers fellowship [US]

College students and recent graduates can apply for a summer fellowship in Arlington, Virginia, to conduct research that advances innovation and sustainability in journalism.

Deadline: 01/16/2017

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