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Call for entries: ICFJ announces storytelling contest [Africa]

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Ion Ratiu Democracy Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists, academics and activists who work on behalf of democracy can apply for a fellowship at the Wilson Center in Washington.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Malnutrition Deeply seeks freelancers [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in covering food security issues can submit pitches to Malnutrition Deeply, News Deeply's new platform focused on the global scale of malnutrition.

Challenge accepting proposals to visualize misinformation [Worldwide]

Digital, mixed media and traditional artists can enter the Reality Redrawn Challenge launched by Mozilla and The Tech. Winners will receive cash to produce and exhibit their piece in San Jose, California.

Deadline: 01/05/2018

World Press Institute Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists who live outside the United States can apply to learn more about American journalism.

Deadline: 02/16/2018

Sports film festival open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers are invited to submit their documentaries and feature films to a festival in Moscow.

Deadline: 03/03/2018

Grant available for literary reporting [Worldwide]

Early-career nonfiction writers who want to focus on a story that uncovers truths about the human condition can apply for the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award.

Deadline: 02/20/2018


Digital lab calls for projects [Sub-Saharan Africa]

Multimedia content creators in need of partners and financial support are invited to submit a pitch.

Deadline: 02/25/2018

Journalism contest accepting submissions [Uganda]

Professional and freelance journalists can apply for the Uganda National Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

Asia Pacific

The Ken seeks journalists [India]

Experienced journalists can apply for several positions based in Bangalore, Mumbai or New Delhi.

Earth Journalism Network offers story grants [Asia Pacific]

Media practitioners with a track record of environmental reporting can apply for grants to support the production of in-depth stories on communities' resilience to the impacts of climate change.

Deadline: 02/23/2018


Public diplomacy program in Russia open [Europe, US, Canada]

Young leaders from the media, government, academy and private sectors can apply for "Meeting Russia," a three-day program held in Moscow on Russia's foreign policy and its relations with the West.

Deadline: 12/20/2018

Photo contest on climate change seeks submissions [Central Asia]

Professional and amateur photographers can submit their work to the competition for a chance to win cameras, tablets and smartphones.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Course focuses on humanitarian journalism [Spain]

The UAM/El País School of Journalism will offer this intensive training Feb. 10, 2018 in Madrid.

ICIJ seeks collaborators for project Alma Mater [UK, US, Canada]

Investigative journalists and education reporters are invited to help the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) research universities' offshore investments. 

Deadline: 12/31/2017

Latin America

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 on health journalism accepting entries [Latin America]

Radio and digital journalists can compete for the Roche Health Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 04/04/2018

Avon Fund for Women in Audiovisual open [Brazil]

Documentaries produced by women can compete for an investment of up to BRL300,000.

Deadline: 01/30/2018

Abraji seeks panel ideas, speakers [Brazil]

Journalists interested in investigative reporting are invited to help plan the annual conference of the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji, in Portuguese).

Deadline: 02/28/2018

Middle East

Short film festival accepting entries [Middle East, UK]

Filmmakers of the Persian Gulf nations can submit their work to this online festival.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

Deadline extended: ICFJ offers digital media training for women journalists [Saudi Arabia]

Female journalists interested in gaining new skills to thrive in today’s digitally driven media environment can apply for this program, which includes training in Riyadh and Jeddah, virtual mentorship and a prize.

Deadline: 01/22/2018

US and Canada

Competition open for Pulitzer Prizes in journalism [US]

Journalists who work for newspapers or websites that publish at least weekly can win US$15,000.

Deadline: 01/25/2018

Democracy Fund offers internship [US]

Students and recent graduates can apply for a spring internship in Washington.

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