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04/17/2017

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Worldwide

ICFJ offers webinar about 5 free digital tools that any newsroom can use [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with support from the Dow Jones Foundation, is offering a webinar about five digital tools any newsroom can use at 10 a.m. EDT April 20.

TRT World seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Young journalists who are native English speakers can apply for a broadcast journalism fellowship in Istanbul, Turkey.

Deadline: 05/30/2017

Competition recognizes war correspondents [Worldwide]

The Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents honors coverage of conflict situations or news events relating to the fight for freedom and democracy.

Deadline: 06/06/2017

NewsU hosts webinar on writing with music [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in finding their distinctive voice can attend the webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on April 20.

Grants fund investigative journalism [Worldwide]

The Fund for Investigative Journalism offers up to US$10,000 reporting grants for journalists whose stories have a U.S. angle, involving American citizens, government or businesses. 

Deadline: 09/25/2017

Africa

InfoCongo offers journalism grants [Africa]

The geojournalism platform of Internews' Earth Journalism Network in the Congo Basin seeks proposals for its Stories, Maps and Data Visualization Grants.

Deadline: 05/20/2017

Asia Pacific

Indonesia hosts World Press Freedom Day [Southeast Asia]

Journalists and others interested in press freedom are invited to attend this event May 1 to 4 in Jakarta.

Deadline: 04/20/2017

East-West Center organizes senior journalism seminar [Asia, MENA, US, Europe]

Twelve to 16 U.S. journalists and journalists from countries with significant Muslim populations will be selected for a three-week, cross-cultural trip to two U.S. cities, Indonesia and Turkey.

Deadline: 05/10/2017

Europe

Contest for photojournalists seeks entries [Russia]

Staff and freelance photographers can enter the Alexander Efremov Report Photography Competition.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Summer school for journalists open [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Russian-speaking students, journalists, photographers and documentary filmmakers from Russia and neighboring countries can participate in this program in the Tver region.

Deadline: 05/20/2017

Investigative journalism grants available [Europe]

Journalists with ideas for cross-border stories can apply for research grants.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Latin America

Registration open for Latino Media Summit [Latin America, US]

Journalists, news media industry leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs focused on U.S. Latino journalism and the larger Spanish-language world will host this event next June in New York.

Deadline: 06/22/2017

Journalism contest to boost female entrepreneurs open [Central America]

Journalists from Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic who report about women entrepreneurs in the region can compete for a prize.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Contest recognizes education reporting [Brazil]

Journalists covering higher education can compete for the Estácio Journalism Award.

Deadline: 06/12/2017

Thomson Reuters seeks bureau chief [Brazil]

Experienced journalists fluent in Portuguese or Spanish and English can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Middle East

Baalbeck's International Film Festival accepting submissions [Lebanon]

Filmmakers and students are invited to submit short films produced in 2016.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Rosalynn Carter Fellowships available [UAE]

Journalists with at least three years of professional experience can apply for a fellowship with a focus on mental health reporting.

Deadline: 05/11/2017

US and Canada

Fellowships to attend women symposium open [US]

The Journalism & Women Symposium will bring women journalists to its Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP) in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Deadline: 05/15/2017

Foreign Policy seeks journalists [US]

Journalists with a strong interest in foreign policy and international affairs can apply for three positions in Washington.

Deadline: 05/01/2017

Deadline extended: GroundTruth seeks fellows [US]

Recent graduates from five public universities can apply for a fellowship to join in a reporting journey across the United States.

Deadline: 05/07/2017

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