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Knight Center offers online course on crafting data stories [Worldwide]

The Big Online Course (BOC) "Crafting data stories: a hands-on, step-by-step workshop building real data narratives" will run Sept. 18 to Oct. 29.

Human rights fellowships available [Worldwide]

Recent graduates in journalism, international relations or law can apply for a yearlong fellowship to work with Human Rights Watch in New York or Washington.

Deadline: 10/05/2018

Mongabay seeks story proposals on agroforestry [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a paid reporting initiative that seeks to foster a better understanding of agroforestry systems from the local to global levels, with a special emphasis on indigenous peoples’ implementation of it. 

Contest recognizes coverage of labor migration [Worldwide]

Professional journalists are invited to submit a written article, photo, audio or video to this contest organized by the International Labour Organization.

Deadline: 10/31/2018

Texas A&M photojournalism program accepting proposals [Worldwide]

Undergraduate and graduate students can apply for a US$5,000 grant to capture conflict-related issues facing Latin America through photography.

Deadline: 10/31/2018


Training focuses on illicit finance reporting [Africa]

Journalists with at least two years of experience can apply for a long-term scheme that includes a workshop and support to produce investigations, as part of the Wealth of Nations - Illicit finance (NORAD) program led by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Deadline: 09/09/2018

9mobile photo contest open [Nigeria]

Budding photographers can compete for a Canon camera and Samsung phone.

Deadline: 09/11/2017

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal seeks reporter [China]

Experienced journalists fluent in Mandarin can apply for a position in Shanghai or Hong Kong.


Deadline approaching: master's program at UAM/El País School [Spain]

College graduates with basic English skills can apply for a scholarship to attend this two-year program in Madrid.

Deadline: 09/06/2017

EU journalism contest seeks entries [Georgia]

Journalists, bloggers and web publishers can submit entries in Georgian, Russian, English, Abkhaz and Ossetian.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

Prague Civil Center offers internship support [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Journalists, bloggers, activists and other can apply for a grant for an internship September to November 2018 or February to April 2019.

Deadline: 06/14/2018

The Times and The Sunday Times seek data journalist [UK]

Journalists skilled in computational methods can apply for this position in London.

Deadline: 09/10/2017

Latin America

Journalism workshop on urban environmental management open [Mexico]

This free workshop will take place Oct. 2 to 4 in Mexico City and Valle de Bravo.

Deadline: 09/15/2017

Journalism teaching conference calls for papers [Brazil]

The Brazilian Association of Journalism Teaching (Abej/FNPJ) is organizing the Regional Cycle of Research in Journalism Education and Extension Oct. 26 and 27 in Curitiba.

Deadline: 09/11/2017

Folha de S. Paulo offers visual journalism training [Brazil]

College graduates with some photo, video or graphic design experience and their own digital reflex camera can apply for this free training in São Paulo.

Deadline: 09/10/2017

Middle East

UNDP hosts Open Data Media Camp [Lebanon]

Data journalists, developers and coders ages 18 to 30 can participate in this five-day camp in Beirut.

Deadline: 09/10/2017

Travel fellowship available for new media conference [Tunisia]

Journalism and communication students, writers and bloggers can participate in this conference Nov. 24 to 26 in Tunis.

Deadline: 08/31/2017

US and Canada

National Press Foundation hosts journalism contest [US]

Journalists and media organizations can apply for seven awards for outstanding use of journalism.

Deadline: 10/05/2018

The Washington Post offers paid internships [US]

Journalism students who had at least one professional news media job or internship can apply for a summer internship program.

Deadline: 10/12/2018

Pulliam newspaper fellowships available [US]

College juniors, seniors and graduate students focusing on journalism can apply for a paid internship for the summer of 2019 at The Indianapolis Star or The Arizona Republic.

Deadline: 11/01/2018

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