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Thomson Reuters Foundation offers program for reporting illegal wildlife trading [Worldwide]

Journalists based in China, Brazil, Nigeria, the Gulf States and Pakistan with at least five years of experience and fluency in English are invited to apply for funds and mentoring to expose illegal internet trade in wildlife.

Deadline: 06/06/2018

Portrait photography contest open [Worldwide]

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize encourages photographers to portray people with an emphasis on their identity as individuals.

Deadline: 06/12/2018

National Press Foundation hosts webinar on artificial intelligence [Worldwide]

The hourlong webinar "What’s next in artificial intelligence?" will be broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT June 19.

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

Free online course on identifying misinformation open [Worldwide]

First Draft offers an hourlong course and a five-unit verification course in English, Spanish and Portuguese.


Video blogging contest highlights climate change [Africa]

Media charity organization tve has launched the African Tech for Good video blog competition. 

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Bhekisisa seeks freelance podcast producers [South Africa]

Radio journalists with at least five years of experience can submit solutions journalism pitches.

Deadline: 06/01/2018

Asia Pacific

South China Morning Post seeks deputy editor [China]

Senior journalists can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

CNN seeks business reporter [China]

Reporters with a minimum of five years in broadcast journalism can apply for this position in Hong Kong.


Documentary festival accepting entries [Russia, CIS, Baltic]

Filmmakers can submit their work to a film festival in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Deadline: 08/10/2018

Grant available to challenge dominant narratives on sex work [Europe]

The Open Society Foundations' Public Health Program will support creative and artistic proposals that provide counter-narratives to mainstream representations of sex work in France, Spain or Sweden.

Deadline: 06/15/2018

Summer school for investigative journalists open [Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia]

Journalists from the Baltic and EU Eastern Partnership countries can apply for a scholarship to participate in this program in Riga, Latvia.

Deadline: 06/28/2018

Latin America

CFPD hosts online workshop on social media strategies [Latin America]

The Center for Digital Journalism (CFPD) at the University of Guadalajara offers the course "Community management and social networking for journalists" July 2 to Aug. 5.

Deadline: 06/17/2018

Digital journalism congress open [Argentina]

The Foro de Periodismo Argentino (FOPEA)'s Digital Journalism Congress will take place June 1 and 2 in Córdoba, featuring workshops and presentations about digital media, entrepreneurship, fake news, big data and more.

Deadline: 06/01/2018

Knight Center organizes online course on fake news [Brazil]

The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will be offered in Portuguese Aug. 5 to Sept. 2.

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

Abraji holds investigative journalism conference [Brazil]

The Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism invites journalism professionals and students to this event June 28 to 30 in São Paulo.

Middle East

News Corp Fellowship open [MENA]

The International Center for Journalists and News Corp will bring three journalists from the Middle East and North Africa to New York Oct. 21 to Nov. 22 to hone their journalistic skills at The Wall Street Journal.

Deadline: 06/30/2018

IJNet's mentoring center accepting applications [MENA]

Media entrepreneurs have a new opportunity to take their digital projects to the next level.

Deadline: 06/19/2018

US and Canada

Grist Fellowship Program open [US]

Budding journalists interested in environmental issues can apply for news, justice and video fellowships in Seattle.

Deadline: 07/09/2018

Contest for investigative business journalism open [US]

Print and online journalists can compete for the 2018 Barlett & Steele Awards from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

Energy journalism workshop open [North America]

Journalists who cover energy and environmental issues are invited to apply for an all-expenses-paid workshop at the University of Texas in Austin.

Deadline: 08/24/2018

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