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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

Fact-checking contest calls for innovative projects [Worldwide]

Fact-checking organizations and teams of journalists, designers, developers or data scientists can compete for a US$50,000 fund from the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN).

Deadline: 02/05/2018

Crowdfunding platform calls for applications [Worldwide]

Journalists with at least three years of experience in countries without fully free media can apply to join Press Start, a new crowdfunding platform that connects journalists to a global donor community. 

Jerusalem Press Club offers fellowship [Worldwide]

Journalism graduates with interest in international reporting can apply for a paid reporting fellowship at Israeli and international media outlets based in Israel.

Deadline: 02/01/2018

NED offers grants for media projects [Worldwide]

Independent media organizations, civic groups and associations can apply to this program that aims to advance democracy.

Deadline: 06/22/2018

One World Media hosts competition [Worldwide]

The One World Media Awards honor stories on social, political or cultural life in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East or the former Soviet republics.

Deadline: 02/15/2018

Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship open [Africa, Asia, Brazil]

Journalists covering issues of child health and development in Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania are eligible for a yearlong program that includes training, mentoring, reporting trips and financial support.

Deadline: 03/04/2018


BBC seeks investigative journalist [Kenya]

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

Deadline: 01/24/2018

Course focuses on investigative sports reporting [Africa]

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, as part of the Sports and Society program, will host this all-expenses-paid workshop Aug. 20 to 24 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Deadline: 06/11/2018

Asia Pacific

CGTN seeks senior assignment editor/planner [China]

Editors who are fluent in English and have at least seven years of experience can apply for this position in Beijing.

Leadership Program Fellowship open [Asia Pacific]

Experienced media professionals can apply for a fellowship offered by the East-West Center in Honolulu.

Deadline: 03/01/2018


Contest seeks stories on corruption [Eastern Europe, Central Eurasia]

TV and online video journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine can apply for EUR250 to EUR8,000 in funding.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

The Wall Street Journal seeks bureau chief [Russia]

Experienced journalists who are fluent in Russian can apply for this position in Moscow.

Science journalism contest open [UK]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can enter a contest organized by the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW).

Deadline: 01/31/2018

Latin America

Social journalism workshop open [Ecuador]

Digital magazine La Barra Espaciadora organizes the workshop "Off the record," which focuses on how to look for alternative sources when covering gender violence and rights violations, Feb. 7 to 9 in Guayaquil.

Film Festival accepting entries [Latin America]

Documentaries and works of fiction can compete in the Latin American Film Festival GRABA Mendoza March 14 to 18 in Argentina.

Deadline: 02/01/2018

Course focuses on social media management [Brazil]

Budding social media analysts can register for this course in Belo Horizonte and São Paulo.

Contest recognizes digital media professionals [Brazil]

Digital media professionals can compete for the ABRADi Digital Professional Award in 11 categories.

Deadline: 02/15/2018

Middle East

Contest focuses on entrepreneurship [MENA]

Aspiring media entrepreneurs can compete for a cash prize.

Deadline: 03/18/2018

Journalism fellowship accepting candidates [Egypt]

Students can apply for this fellowship to pursue a master's degree in journalism and mass communication at the American University in Cairo.

Deadline: 02/01/2019

US and Canada

Arthur F. Burns exchange program seeks applications [US, Canada, Germany]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks applications for an exchange program that gives media professionals from the United States, Canada and Germany an opportunity to report from and travel in each other's countries.

Deadline: 01/31/2018

2018 New York Portfolio Review open [US]

Photographers ages 18 and older can submit their work to this free event in New York.

Deadline: 01/25/2018

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