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Nominations open for Knight International Journalism Awards [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks pioneering journalists whose work has made an impact on the lives of people in the developing world.

Deadline: 02/18/2018

Journalism innovation fellowship offered [Worldwide]

Media professionals with ideas to improve the practice or understanding of journalism can apply to this residential fellowship at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) in Columbia, Missouri.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

IWMF offers underreported stories grants [Worldwide]

Women journalists can apply for a new grant from the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF). The first round of funding will support journalism covering the issue of forced labor in the U.S. agriculture sector in Texas.

Deadline: 01/19/2018

Deadline approaching: cultural journalism fellowship in Colombia [Worldwide]

The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for a New Ibero American Journalism will bring together 15 journalists for the 58th Cartagena Film Festival with the aim of delving deeply into the craft of cultural journalism.

Deadline: 01/11/2018

Knight Science Journalism Fellowships open [Worldwide]

International and U.S. journalists covering science, technology, the environment or medicine can apply for this program at MIT.

Deadline: 02/28/2018


Media competition accepting entries [Africa]

The Southern African Development Community Awards aim to recognize excellence in journalism and encourage media practitioners in member states to cover issues of the region.

Deadline: 02/27/2018

Asia Pacific

South China Morning Post seeks trainees [China]

College graduates who want to become journalists can apply for this traineeship in Hong Kong.

Deadline: 02/01/2018

Contest for editorial excellence open [Asia]

The Society of Publishers in Asia invites entries in English and Chinese for its annual awards.

Deadline: 01/31/2018


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

Workshop focuses on how to find and cultivate sources [Spain]

The UAM/El País School of Journalism organizes the training "How to find sources" Feb. 17 in Madrid.

Contest for tech journalists open [Russia]

Bloggers, staff reporters and freelance journalists can submit works on technological trends, innovative technologies and services development.

Deadline: 03/30/2018

Contest on economic reporting seeks entries [Russia]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can compete in a contest highlighting Russia's economic recovery.

Deadline: 02/01/2018

Latin America

Data journalism courses available [Brazil]

Journalists, civil society organizations and others can learn to use tools to view and analyze data in Portuguese.

Scholarships available to study in the Netherlands [Brazil]

Students in various fields, including communication, can apply for courses taught in English.

Deadline: 04/01/2018

Middle East

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

Gulf News seeks business reporter [UAE]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in English and Arabic can apply for this position in Abu Dhabi.

Grants available for media projects [Jordan]

Journalists and others involved in youth and women's organizations can apply for this USAID Takamol program.

Deadline: 01/25/2018

US and Canada

Robert F. Kennedy journalism competition open [US]

Journalists whose work focuses on human rights, social justice or the power of individual action in the United States and around the world can apply.

Deadline: 02/02/2018

ICFJ accepting applications for trip to Japan [US]

Journalists can apply for the 19-day reporting tour as part of the "Illuminating today's Japan for American audiences" program.

Deadline: 03/04/2018

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