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02/06/2017

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ICFJ, CIFF offer Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

Journalists from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania who cover child health and development can apply for this reporting fellowship.

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Worldwide

Deadline extended: global business journalism program in China [Worldwide]

The Tsinghua School of Journalism and Communication offers a master's degree designed to bring business journalism in line with top international reporting standards.

Deadline: 03/20/2017

PBS MediaShift hosts webinar on Instagram for journalism [Worldwide]

The hourlong webinar will cover the basics of Instagram as a reporting tool at 1 p.m. EDT on May 24.

Contest for citizen journalism broadcast open [Worldwide]

The International Citizen Media Award seeks video and audio entries focusing on common cultural heritage and its potential for identification, participation and development.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

New York University hosts reporting award [Worldwide]

Journalists working on an underreported project in the public interest can apply for funding from NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

Deadline: 02/21/2017

Earth Journalism Network offers conference fellowship [Worldwide]

Working journalists, especially from developing countries and indigenous peoples, are invited to apply for EJN fellowships to the International Congress for Conservation Biology in Cartagena, Colombia.

Deadline: 02/24/2017

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

Africa

Investigative reporting internship open [Malawi]

The Centre for Investigative Journalism Malawi (CIJM), in partnership with the National Integrity Platform (NIP), is organizing internships at the Amabhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the INK Centre for Investigative Journalism in Gaborone, Botswana.

Deadline: 02/15/2017

WAN-IFRA launches contest for women editors [Africa, Middle East]

Women in senior editorial roles can be nominated for the Women in News Editorial Leadership Award. The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to attend the World News Media Congress June 9 to 7 in Durban, South Africa.

Deadline: 03/01/2017

Asia Pacific

ICFJ seeks Knight International Journalism Fellow [Indonesia]

Senior journalists with experience in the Global South, especially Indonesia or Malaysia, and a deep knowledge of technology can apply.

Deadline approaching: investigative journalism internship [Central Asia]

Young investigative reporters from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan can apply for this internship in Yerevan, Armenia.

Deadline: 02/07/2017

Europe

Natural Resource Governance Institute seeks media officer [UK, US]

Professionals with at least five years of experience running and managing capacity building projects in an international development and advocacy environment can apply for this position in London or New York.

Deadline: 02/10/2017

Seminar focuses on human rights, freedom of speech [Northern Europe]

Media makers ages 18 to 30, especially from minority groups, can apply for the Nordic Youth Media Days in Oslo, Norway.

Deadline: 02/13/2017

Environmental film festival calls for entries [Russia]

Films that focus on environmental issues can participate in this festival in Petrozavodsk.

Deadline: 03/01/2017

Latin America

Fellowship to study in Canada open [Latin America]

Journalists with at least seven years of experience can apply for a two-semester program in Toronto.

Deadline: 02/20/2017

FNPI and Roche offer free workshop on health journalism [Latin America]

The workshop "How to report on health access in Latin America" will take place in Lima, Mexico City, Panama City, Bogotá and Buenos Aires.

Deadline approaching: scholarship program [Brazil]

Journalism students, among others, can apply for scholarships to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in Brazil and abroad.

Deadline: 03/24/2017

Mercosur film festival open [South America]

Documentarians can submit their works to a competitive festival, which will feature discussions and meetings with audiovisual professionals.

Deadline: 03/10/2017

Middle East

Grants available for female entrepreneurs [Egypt]

TEDxCairoWomen, in partnership with MBC, has launched the project “Mashro3 Amal," which aims to contribute to building an inclusive environment that encourages risk-taking and entrepreneurial behavior.

Deadline: 02/28/2017

Vogue Arabia seeks editor [UAE]

Journalists with at least five years of experience can apply for this position in Dubai.

US and Canada

The Boston Globe hosts Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship [US]

Open Road Films and Participant Media sponsor a fellowship of up to US$100,000 for one or more individuals or teams of journalists to work on in-depth research and reporting projects.

Deadline: 03/01/2017

Deadline approaching: ethics essay contest [US]

College juniors and seniors are invited to submit unpublished work to the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity for a chance to win up to US$5,000.

Deadline: 02/10/2017

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