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ICFJ offers webinar on impact-tracking strategies for newsrooms [Worldwide]

Journalists can join a webinar led by ICFJ Knight Fellow Pedro Burgos at 12 p.m. EST Nov. 27 on strategies that any newsroom can use to understand how their work affects society in a more direct way than traffic and social media buzz.

Film contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can enter short films produced after Jan. 1, 2018 to a festival in Volgograd, Russia.

Deadline: 11/25/2018

International reporting trip available [Worldwide]

Journalists from developing countries and the German state of North-Rhine-Westphalia can apply for an exchange program.

Deadline: 11/30/2017

NewsU hosts webinar on content optimization for Facebook [Worldwide]

Journalists, marketers and social media managers who want to have a better understanding of how their content might succeed on Facebook can attend this webinar at 2 p.m. EST on Nov. 30.

International Women's Media Foundation organizes trip to Rwanda, DRC [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience and excellent English skills can apply for an all-expenses-paid reporting trip.

Deadline: 02/23/2018

Contest seeks investigative stories on bribery [Worldwide]

Print reporters, citizen journalists and bloggers who uncovered bribery cases can compete for the TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting.

Deadline: 01/31/2018


Wikimedia Foundation hosts photo contest [Africa]

Professional and amateur photographers are invited to contribute photos to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Deadline: 11/30/2017

Journalism exchange program open [Africa, Germany]

Journalists ages 25 to 40 from Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Germany can apply.

Deadline: 02/15/2018

Asia Pacific

HKDI Seed Grants open [China]

Emerging documentary filmmakers who are interested in Hong Kong-related issues can apply for a grant and mentorship from the Hong Kong Documentary Initiative.

Deadline: 01/02/2018

Thomson Reuters Foundation seeks correspondent [South Asia]

Experienced reporters can apply for a position in New Delhi.

Deadline: 12/01/2017


Workshop focuses on infographics, data visualization [Spain]

The UAM/El País School of Journalism organizes this intensive training Jan. 27, 2018 in Madrid.

Media development grants available [Ukraine]

Journalists and independent print, radio, TV and online media can apply for grants of up to US$24,000.

Journalism competition accepting entries [Europe]

Journalists from the 47 countries in the Council of Europe can compete for the European Press Prize worth EUR10,000.

Deadline: 12/15/2017

Latin America

Nonfiction festival open [Argentina]

Anyone interested in narrative journalism and digital storytelling platforms can attend this festival Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 in Buenos Aires.

ICFJ organizes program on innovation and entrepreneurship [Latin America]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is recruiting journalists, digital entrepreneurs and technologists for a monthlong fellowship in the United States.

Deadline: 11/30/2018

Contest seeks stories on creative entrepreneurship [Brazil]

Journalists who covered startups, new business models and digital entrepreneurship can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 02/01/2018

Bloomberg seeks news interns [Brazil]

College students who are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for an internship program in São Paulo.

Middle East

Thomson Reuters hosts journalism training program [MENA]

Aspiring reporters, recent graduates or professionals with proven experience who want to switch careers into journalism can participate in a training in London, followed by a placement in a major bureau in the Middle East or Africa.  

Deadline: 12/22/2017

Short film festival accepting entries [Egypt]

Arab filmmakers can submit their short live-action films, animated films or documentaries to a festival in Alexandria.

Deadline: 12/15/2017

US and Canada

Politico journalism institute accepting applications [US]

University students can apply for an all-expense-paid training program at Politico's headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, and American University in Washington.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Solutions Journalism Network organizes fellowship [US]

Journalists interested in solutions journalism can apply for this virtual program to spotlight high-caliber journalism and engage communities around solutions-focused and results-oriented news stories.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

ONA organizes Women’s Leadership Accelerator [US]

Women who are leading innovation in digital media are invited to apply for this free, weeklong program in Los Angeles.

Deadline: 11/30/2017

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