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NewsU hosts webinar on how to investigate public records [Worldwide]

Reporters, digital producers, bloggers, storytellers and others interested in digging into information can attend the webinar "The power of public records" at 2:00 p.m. EST on Jan. 10, 2018.

Sony World photo competitions open [Worldwide]

Professional, amateur and young photographers can compete for the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.

Deadline: 01/04/2018

Photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Pictures of the Year International recognizes excellence in photojournalism, multimedia and visual editing that engages citizens globally.

Deadline: 01/12/2018

IWMF offers grants for women's stories [Worldwide]

Women journalists with three or more years of professional experience can apply for grants averaging US$5,000 from the International Women's Media Foundation.

Deadline: 06/29/2018

Investigative journalism contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

The Sidney Hillman Foundation is seeking nominations for its prizes recognizing journalism produced, published or broadcast in 2017.

Deadline: 01/30/2018

Journalism fellowships at Oxford open [Worldwide]

Midcareer journalists can apply for a research fellowship with the Reuters Institute at Oxford University.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

Columbia University offers journalism fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists, educators and education policy researchers can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship.

Deadline: 02/01/2018

Environmental reporting workshop in the US offered [Worldwide]

Journalists from all media who want to improve their skills in environmental reporting can apply for a weeklong workshop in Rhode Island.

Deadline: 02/12/2018

Olympus hosts photo contest [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers are invited to submit a photo in six categories: getting outside, art, power of life, light, stories and connections to cherish.

Deadline: 02/26/2018

Photojournalism contest seeks entries [Worldwide]

Professional photojournalists ages 18 to 33 can compete for cash prizes of up to RUB700,000 (US$12,005).

Deadline: 02/28/2018


BBC seeks reporter [Nigeria]

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

Deadline: 02/19/2018

National editors' forum seeks director [South Africa]

Experienced journalists who are passionate about media freedom can apply for this position in Johannesburg.

Deadline: 01/08/2018

Asia Pacific

Beijing Review seeks copy editor [China]

English-speaking journalists with at least three years of experience in print media can apply for this position in Beijing.

CGTN seeks producer [China]

Experienced broadcast journalists can apply for this position in Beijing.

Bloomberg seeks producer/editor [China]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in Hong Kong.


European Youth Event seeks reporters, editors [Europe]

Young, motivated journalists can apply to report the European Parliament event.

Deadline: 01/07/2018

BBC offers journalism traineeship [UK]

Journalists with some experience who want to broaden their broadcasting skills can apply for this program in London.

Deadline: 04/04/2018

Internews offers grants for media projects [Ukraine]

Print, broadcast and online media, independent journalists and bloggers can apply for grants of up to US$1,000 to report on the effect of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine on people.

Deadline: 01/10/2018

Milena Jesenská Fellowship open [Europe]

Journalists from European countries as well as Turkey, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan can apply for a fellowship to pursue in-depth research in Austria.

Deadline: 02/24/2018

German-Russian Forum seeks interns [Russia]

Journalism students can apply for a six-week media internship in Germany.

Deadline: 02/28/2018

Latin America

ICFJ's Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas seeks consultants [Latin America, US]

The International Center for Journalists is hiring a full-time project coordinator, data researcher/editor, part-time editor, part-time data visualization editor and part-time editor/mentor. Positions can be based in any location.

Radio Ambulante seeks pitches [Latin America, US]

Spanish-speaking journalists can submit their ideas for an audio story.

Course offers freelancing strategies [Brazil]

BRIO, a consulting service for journalists, presents a video course as part of its "Open Doors" package, which costs BRL49 and gives access to the platform's talent database with freelancing opportunities.

Course focuses on analytics for journalists [Latin America, Spain]

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas offers this massive open online course in Spanish Jan. 15 to Feb. 18, 2018.

Business journalism contest open [Brazil]

Journalists who are fluent in English and have more than five years of experience can compete for the Citi Journalistic Excellence Award.

Deadline: 01/12/2018

Youth journalism lab open [Brazil]

Students ages 16 to 21 from the outskirts of São Paulo can apply to join the Énois Journalism School.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Online workshop focuses on elections reporting [Latin America]

The Center for Digital Journalism (CFPD, in Spanish) at the University of Guadalajara will offer this online course Feb. 5 to March 18, 2018.

Deadline: 01/22/2018

Reporting contest on development initiatives open [Brazil]

Stories in one of Brazil's nine northeastern states, northern Minas Gerais and northern Espírito Santo are eligible for cash prizes.

Deadline: 02/23/2018

Middle East

ARIJ offers training on investigative TV production [MENA]

Journalists from the Arab world can submit an idea for an investigative story for a training program organized by the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ).

Deadline: 01/18/2018

Gulf News seeks editor [UAE]

Journalists with at least eight years of experience and fluent in English and Arabic can apply for this position in Dubai.

Journalism fellowships focus on migration, labor issues investigations [Middle East]

Journalists based Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates can apply for this program offered by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), in cooperation with the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ).

Deadline: 01/10/2018

Deadline approaching: training on investigative TV production [MENA]

Journalists from Arab countries, especially Algeria, Libya and Morocco, with investigative journalism experience can apply for this workshop Feb. 5 to 10, 2018 in Amman, Jordan.

Deadline: 01/03/2018

US and Canada

The Atlantic offers media fellowship [US]

Recent college graduates can apply for a paid, yearlong position based in New York or Washington.

Deadline: 01/15/2018

Dart Center hosts reporting competition [North America]

Journalists covering trauma and violence for North American outlets can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 01/26/2018

Contest for ethics in journalism seeks entries [US]

Journalists and news organizations that have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to ethical decision-making and conduct can apply for the Ancil Payne Award.

Deadline: 02/15/2018

Harvard University launches local investigative journalism fellowship [US]

Journalists who cover news in areas of the United States where resources are scarce can apply for the Abrams Nieman Fellowship to spend two semesters at Harvard, followed by fieldwork at their home news organization.

Deadline: 02/15/2018

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