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06/26/2017

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Call for entries: Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship

This year-long fellowship will include two international reporting trips as well as continuing mentoring and several virtual webinars.

TruthBuzz: The viral fact-checking contest

Have an idea that can help verified facts reach the widest possible audience? You could win US$10,000 in ICFJ's TruthBuzz challenge.

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Deadline extended: viral fact-checking contest seeks submissions [Worldwide]

Journalists and others are invited to submit creative solutions that turn fact-checking into engaging, visual and interactive stories for a chance to win up to US$10,000.

Deadline: 07/09/2017

Webinar offers guidance on police violence, arrests of journalists [Worldwide]

The National Press Foundation hosts the free webinar "What to do if you are assaulted or arrested" at 1 p.m. EDT July 11.

Women Photograph Mentorship Program open [Worldwide]

Female, female-identifying and non-binary documentary photographers of any nationality can apply for mentorship from industry leaders.

Deadline: 07/15/2017

IWMF's fund for women journalists open [Worldwide]

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund, which aims to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors.

Deadline: 07/25/2017

Mongabay seeks copy editor/grant writer [Worldwide]

Journalists with five years of experience can apply for a remote, full-time position.

Fellowships available for religion reporting [Worldwide]

Professional journalists can submit a story proposal to the International Reporting Project.

Wildlife photo contest open [Worldwide]

Categories include documentary photo, new technologies in wildlife photo, photographer of the year and more.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

Africa

News Corp Media Fellowship open [Africa]

English-speaking African journalists from all areas of expertise can apply for this fellowship to spend a month in London honing their journalistic skills at The Times and at The Wall Street Journal London bureau.

Deadline: 07/27/2017

StoryLab Academy offers training, mentorship [Africa]

Newsrooms in 12 hub cities can apply for an intensive digital skills program launched by Code for Africa, in partnership with Google News Lab and the World Bank's Global Media Development Program.

Asia Pacific

Summer school focuses on media literacy [Central Asia]

Journalists and bloggers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan can participate in this summer program.

Deadline: 07/09/2017

getAbstract seeks freelance writer [China]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in Mandarin and English can apply for this opportunity.

Deadline: 07/13/2017

Europe

Orange Magazine seeks journalists [Europe]

The project of European Youth Press (EYP) is hiring a project manager, online content editor, website designer, photographer/video producer and data journalist in Berlin.

Deadline: 08/01/2017

Course focuses on humanitarian journalism [Spain]

The UAM/El País School of Journalism will offer this intensive training Feb. 10, 2018 in Madrid.

Latin America

Online course covers website building for journalists [Latin America]

The Center for Digital Journalism at the University of Guadalajara organizes this five-week course in Spanish.

Deadline: 01/03/2018

Contest seeks reporting on pension plans [Brazil]

Print journalists with works published after June 6, 2016 can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 08/04/2017

Journalism program accepting candidates [Brazil]

Portuguese-speaking graduates can apply for a free, three-month training in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/31/2017

Middle East

Banipal Visiting Writer Fellowship open [MENA]

Journalists can apply for a three-month fellowship at St. Aidan's College at the University of Durham in England.

Deadline: 09/01/2017

Travel scholarships available for media ethics forum [Egypt]

Students of mass communication and young practitioners ages 20 to 27 can participate in this forum in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

US and Canada

Digital Humanities + Data Journalism Symposium open [US]

The University of Miami will gather journalism and humanities professionals at this conference Sept. 14 to 16. The deadline to apply for a travel scholarship is June 26. 

Deadline approaching: National Press Foundation offers reporting fellowship [US]

U.S. and international journalists who cover politics in Washington can apply for a nine-month seminar program.

Deadline: 06/28/2017

Residencies, grants for local news and information innovation available [US]

The Lenfest Institute for Journalism seeks applications for grants and residencies in the five focus areas: news and information products; reaching underserved communities; new revenue sources; community engagement; and local news ecosystem collaboration.

Deadline: 06/30/2017

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