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TruthBuzz Fellowship seeks media professionals, partner organizations [Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, US]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of Craig Newmark Philanthropies, has launched the TruthBuzz Fellowship, which aims to spur the production of compelling stories that fact-check and debunk misinformation.

Journalist-in-Residence focuses on tropical diseases [Africa, Asia, Latin America]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can apply to deepen their understanding of issues in tropical medicine and global health during a two-week stay in Antwerp, Belgium.

Deadline: 06/22/2018

Nominations open for Free Press Awards [Worldwide]

Journalists who have a strong commitment to press freedom and independent information can be nominated as newcomer or most resilient journalist of the year.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

Bursary covers safety training [Worldwide]

Independent journalists and documentary filmmakers who focus on human rights abuses can apply for funding.

Deadline: 06/15/2018

National Press Foundation offers webinar on sexual harassment [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in fostering a newsroom free of sexual harassment are invited to attend this free webinar at 2 p.m. EDT June 26.

African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience and excellent English skills can apply for a reporting trip to Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or the Central African Republic (CAR).

Deadline: 08/21/2018

2018 Online Journalism Awards launched [Worldwide]

The Online News Association will recognize online journalists, digital news organizations and students for excellence, offering more than US$50,000 in prize money.

Deadline: 06/07/2018


Paradigm Initiative offers media fellowship [Africa]

Early-career journalists affiliated with mainstream print and online newspapers can apply for the Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship.

Deadline: 05/30/2018

Asia Pacific

Master class focuses on social media [China]

Hong Kong University's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Hub will host a free workshop on May 26 in Hong Kong.

Deadline: 05/26/2018

The Washington Post seeks correspondent [China]

Journalists with a record of distinction in covering a competitive beat for a major international news organization can apply for this position in Beijing.


Contest for young journalists accepting entries [Russia]

Russian-speaking journalism students and print, broadcast or online journalists ages 18 to 35 can compete for cash prizes.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

BBC offers sports reporter traineeship [UK]

Aspiring sports journalists can apply for the 2018 Kick Off Trainee Sports Reporter Scheme.

Deadline: 05/29/2018

Youth journalism contest open [Russia]

Journalists ages 25 and younger can submit articles on socially important issues.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

Latin America

Online workshop on mobile video open [Latin America]

The Digital Journalism Center at the University of Guadalajara offers this online course in Spanish July 9 to 29.

Deadline: 06/24/2018

Bloomberg seeks news interns [Brazil]

College students who are fluent in English and Portuguese can apply for an internship program in São Paulo.

Contest highlights tourism reporting [Brazil]

Journalists with stories about European tourist destinations can compete for an all-expenses-paid trip to Europe.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

Chequeado launches online course on data journalism, fact-checking [Latin America]

This Argentinian nonprofit organization will share its fact-checking methods and how to tell data-based stories June 21 to Aug. 2.

Deadline: 06/21/2018

Middle East

Fund available for radio programs [Jordan]

Media organizations can submit their proposals to the media cooperation agency of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (CFI).

Deadline: 05/24/2018

Bloomberg seeks reporter [MENA]

Experienced financial and business journalists can apply for a position covering oil markets in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

US and Canada

The Wall Street Journal seeks video journalist [US]

Experienced video journalists can apply for this three-month position in New York.

Scholarship available for public radio conference [US]

Producers and program makers who self-identify as part of a minority group can apply for AIR's New Voices Scholarships.

Deadline: 05/31/2018

Democracy Now! seeks video production fellow [US]

Journalists with at least three years of experience shooting and editing video can apply for a fellowship in New York.

Deadline: 06/11/2018

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