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12/11/2017

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World Press Photo hosts visual storytelling contest [Worldwide]

Professional visual journalists and photographers can submit digital projects and photos produced in 2017.

Deadline: 01/04/2018

Joan Shorenstein Center Fellowship at Harvard open [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in sharing, expanding and researching public policy and political affairs can apply for a US$30,000 fellowship in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 02/01/2018

Society of Professional Journalists hosts contest [Worldwide]

Works published or broadcast in 2017 are eligible for the Sigma Delta Chi Awards.

Deadline: 02/19/2018

Deutsche Welle hosts intensive training [Worldwide]

Journalists with knowledge of English, German and other languages can apply for this 18-month traineeship in Germany.

Deadline: 01/29/2018

New York University hosts reporting award [Worldwide]

Journalists working on an underreported project in the public interest can apply for funding from NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

Africa

World Bank organizes essay contest [Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda]

Anyone age 18 to 28 is invited to write a blog post about how to combat gender violence for a chance to win a trip to Washington.

Deadline: 12/22/2017

Wits Radio Academy seeks radio intern [South Africa]

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

Deadline: 12/20/2017

Asia Pacific

Workshop focuses on reporting human trafficking, modern-day slavery [India]

Full-time journalists and regular contributors to broadcast media organizations can apply to attend a free course organized by the Thomson Reuters Foundation March 5 to 9, 2018 in New Delhi.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Research grants accepting applications [China]

Journalists who are interested in Beijing's urban development and ongoing transformation can apply for a research grant worth EUR1,500 (US$1,784).

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Europe

Deadline extended: ICFJ offers fellowship in data journalism [Central, Eastern Europe]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks applicants with a strong background in data journalism for a one-year ICFJ Knight Fellowship to promote data-driven reporting techniques in Central and Eastern Europe.

Deadline: 04/30/2018

Contest seeks essays on hate speech [Europe]

The European Center for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) is inviting writers ages 12 to 27 to address the question "Should we be free to hate?" 

Deadline: 12/31/2017

Business journalism contest accepting entries [Ukraine]

Staff reporters and freelance journalists in print, broadcast and online media can compete for cash prizes of UAH5,000 each. 

Deadline: 12/20/2017

Latin America

Deadline extended: ICFJ offers 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: 01/02/2018

Fellowships available for course on investigative journalism [Bolivia, Chile]

Midcareer journalists can apply for this training March 5 to 16, 2018 in Cartagena, Colombia.

Deadline: 01/19/2018

TV station seeks reporter [Brazil]

Journalists with knowledge of agribusiness can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Reporting trips to Haiti available [Latin America]

Journalists ages 25 to 39 can apply for this internship to cover the situation of women and youth in the Caribbean country.

Deadline: 02/28/2018

Journalism teaching conference calls for papers [Brazil]

Journalism professors and students will gather at the 17th National Meeting of Journalism Teachers April 18 to 20, 2018 in Palmas.

Deadline: 02/04/2018

Middle East

ACSS offers postdoctoral fellowship program [MENA]

Media scholars who graduated from a Ph.D. program in the past three years can apply for a nine-month fellowship program offered by the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS).

Journal seeks papers on media and politics [MENA]

Journalists, academics and students from the Arab world are invited to submit their papers.

Deadline: 01/30/2018

US and Canada

The Marshall Project offers summer internships [US]

College students and recent graduates interested in criminal justice reporting can apply for an internship in New York.

Deadline: 01/26/2018

Minority Science Writers Internship open [US]

Aspiring science journalists can apply for a paid internship at Science magazine in Washington.

Deadline: 02/01/2018

Scripps Howard journalism contest open [US]

Journalists working for U.S. print, broadcast or online outlets can enter a competition with US$170,000 in prizes awarded across 16 categories.

Deadline: 02/02/2018

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