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Weekly Bulletin
11/03/2017

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Earth Journalism Network offers biodiversity story grants [Worldwide]

Journalists and other expert media practitioners who want to cover critical issues of conservation and biodiversity can apply for grants ranging from US$1,000 to US$2,000.

Deadline: 11/20/2017

Uniting4Climate competition accepting pitches [Worldwide]

Connect4Climate seeks proposals for the production of a virtual reality/360° video on how countries, cities, regions, businesses, civil society and individuals are uniting for climate action.

Deadline: 11/18/2017

MediaShift hosts webinar on mobile tools for reporting [Worldwide]

Reporters and digital producers interested in the latest mobile apps and strategies can attend the online seminar "How to become a mobile ninja in the field" at 1 p.m. EST on Nov. 15.

Hearst journalism fellowships accepting applications [Worldwide]

The Hearst Fellowship is a two-year program focusing on multimedia journalism. Fellows take part in two 12-month rotations at its top metro papers.

Deadline: 01/12/2018

Magnum Foundation offers Photography and Social Justice Fellowship [Worldwide]

Early-career photojournalists and documentarians can apply for this program in New York.

Deadline: 11/30/2017

Film festival on immigration open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit their works to this festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Deadline: 12/31/2017

Africa

Radio competition open [South Africa]

The Liberty Radio Awards recognize the best of national and community radio talent.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

Wits Radio Academy offers internship [South Africa]

Aspiring radio journalists can apply for a 12-month internship in Johannesburg.

Deadline: 11/10/2017

Asia Pacific

The Wall Street Journal seeks finance reporter [China]

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

Graduate degree fellowship open for journalists [Asia Pacific, Russia, US]

Journalists who want to develop a reporting specialty can apply for a fellowship to earn a graduate degree in Hawaii.

Deadline: 12/01/2017

Europe

Media contest for integration, diversity open [Europe]

The CIVIS Media Foundation is accepting entries for its annual media awards in five categories.

Deadline: 01/20/2018

Internews seeks deputy director [Kyrgyzstan]

Journalists with a strong knowledge of English and Russian can apply for this position in Bishkek.

Deadline: 11/15/2017

Latin America

Course focuses on elections coverage [Mexico]

Periodistas de a Pie is offering a two-day training in Mexico City to help journalists produce quality political reporting during campaign times.

Deadline: 11/15/2017

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 recognizes human rights reporting [Brazil]

Journalists and students can submit works on this year's theme, "Human rights and the fight against all forms of violence."

Deadline: 11/20/2017

Conference focuses on data journalism and digital methods [Brazil]

The Brazilian chapter of School of Data, in partnership with Google News Lab, organizes Coda.Br Nov. 25 and 26 in São Paulo.

Middle East

Competition seeks innovative journalism projects [MENA]

Arab journalists, media innovators and entrepreneurs can enter this contest to win cash prizes.

Deadline: 11/27/2017

Thomson Reuters hosts training on development, migration [Lebanon]

Journalists with less than five years of experience and midcareer journalists who have not yet covered sustainability and migration are eligible for this free training Dec. 14 and 15 in Beirut.

Deadline: 12/08/2017

US and Canada

Journalism writing contest open [US]

Ball State University’s Department of Journalism hosts the Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award for achievements in print and online journalism.

Deadline: 01/05/2018

Poynter organizes free workshop on poverty reporting [US]

The workshop "Growing up poor: covering children of color living in poverty" will take place Jan. 18 and 19, 2018 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Travel stipends are available.

Deadline: 11/17/2017

Media fellowship available for students of color [US]

African-American, Asian-American, Latino and Native American students can apply for the Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship Program. Fellows are placed in paid internships.

Deadline: 12/01/2017

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