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Rockefeller Bellagio residency program open [Worldwide]

The program offers a serene setting conducive to focused, goal-oriented work in Italy.

Deadline: 12/01/2017

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: 06/22/2018

European Geosciences Union offers science fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in covering research of the Earth, planetary or space sciences can apply for a EUR5,000 (US$5,872) fellowship.

Deadline: 12/05/2017

Smithsonian photo contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can enter for a chance to win US$2,500.

Deadline: 11/30/2018

Thomson Reuters hosts internship program [Worldwide]

Students or recent graduates with a strong interest in journalism can apply for a paid internship in one of the organization's international bureaus.

Deadline: 12/01/2017


BBC seeks investigative journalist [Kenya]

Experienced journalists fluent in English can apply for this position in Nairobi.

Deadline: 01/24/2018

Earth Journalism Network offers fisheries reporting grants [West Africa]

Journalists and other expert media practitioners who want to cover stories related to fisheries management can apply for grants of up to US$500.

Deadline: 11/13/2017

Asia Pacific

The Economist seeks foreign correspondent [China]

Experienced journalists with a good knowledge of China and of standard Chinese can apply for this position in Beijing or another location outside the United Kingdom.

Deadline: 10/31/2017


Gender-based journalism workshop open [Spain]

The UAM/El País Journalism School organizes a workshop focusing on journalism and gender March 10 in Madrid.

Journalism contest accepting entries [Russia]

Professional and citizen journalists can submit work to the contest "I live in Russia."

Deadline: 11/13/2017

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks multimedia journalist for Ukrainian service [Eastern Europe]

Experienced journalists with professional fluency in English and Ukrainian can apply for this position in Prague, Czech Republic.

New adVentures seeks journalists [US, Canada, Europe, Australia]

Journalists interested in celebrity and entertainment news can apply for these positions in Lisbon, Portugal.

Latin America

Chicas Poderosas hosts New Ventures Lab [Brazil]

Digital media entrepreneurs can participate in a 17-week accelerator program in São Paulo.

Deadline: 11/12/2017

Festival focuses on elections coverage, innovative journalism [Brazil]

The 3i Festival - Innovative, Inspiring and Independent Journalism will take place Nov. 10 in Recife.

Deadline: 11/10/2018

Knight Center offers online course on fact-checking and data journalism [Latin America]

Journalists and journalism students interested in the verification of public discourse and the fundamentals of data journalism can register for this free course in Spanish.

Middle East

Arab journalism contest seeks entries [MENA]

Journalists who have exhibited creativity, objectivity and the ability to reach Arab society can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 12/26/2017

Film residency open [MENA, Germany]

Goethe-Institute Lebanon, Beirut Art Residency (BAR) and Metropolis Art Cinema Association are inviting submissions for an all-expenses-paid film residency in Beirut.

Deadline: 11/15/2017

US and Canada

The New York Times seeks travel writer [US]

Experienced travel journalists can apply for this yearlong position traveling around the world.

Deadline: 10/31/2017

The Seattle Times offers summer internships [US]

Students with a demonstrated commitment to print and online journalism can apply to spend 10 weeks working in the newspaper's editorial department.

Deadline: 11/15/2017

Deadline approaching: Appalachian Reporting Project [US]

The GroundTruth Project seeks emerging journalists for a yearlong program in West Virginia or Kentucky.

Deadline: 11/01/2017

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