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Reporting fellowships to Mexico and Guatemala available [Worldwide]

Women journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for a reporting fellowship from the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF).

Deadline: 07/09/2018

NewsU hosts free webinar on fact-checking [Worldwide]

News University, the Poynter Institute e-learning project, will present the webinar "Fact-check it: digital tools to verify everything online" at 2 p.m. EDT July 11.

Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism accepting applicants [Worldwide]

Graduates and midcareer professionals in journalism, technology, business and design can apply for this program to develop their own media startup in New York.

Bitch Media seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Writers who are interested in feminism and social justice can apply for a remote, three-month fellowship. 

Deadline: 07/31/2018

UNESCO hosts photo contest [Worldwide]

Professional photographers are invited to submit their best photographs illustrating journalists while doing their job.

Deadline: 07/15/2018

Film festival on human rights open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit documentaries produced in 2017 to 2019 to this festival in Prague.

Deadline: 09/15/2018


Fellowship focuses on natural resources reporting [Tanzania]

Senior and midcareer journalists interested in improving oil, gas and mining reporting can apply for this fellowship from the Tanzania program of the Natural Resource Governance Institute and the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT). 

Deadline: 07/02/2018

Africa–China Photo Exhibition seeks submissions [Africa]

The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism will award the best two images that illustrate how the lives of the people of Africa are changing amid Africa-China interactions. 

Deadline: 08/03/2018

Asia Pacific

CGTN seeks editor/proofreader [China]

Journalists with more than four years of experience in copy editing can apply for this position in Beijing.

CCTV+ seeks Arabic editor [China]

Journalists with native or near-native Arabic fluency can apply for this position in Beijing. 

Investigative reporting fellowships available [Japan, US]

The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan.

Deadline: 09/15/2018


Investigative journalism program seeks trainers [UK]

Journalists who are confident using technology and have investigative reporting experience can apply to become a trainer for the Access to Tools program organized by the Centre for Investigative Journalism and the Google News Initiative.

Deadline: 07/16/2018

BBC Russian seeks video journalist [Eastern Europe, Israel]

Journalists with experience in online video storytelling can apply for this position in Jerusalem.

Deadline: 07/05/2018

Latin America

Online course focuses on social media strategies for institutions [Latin America]

The University of Guadalajara's Centro de Formación en Periodismo Digital will offer this course Aug. 20 to Sept. 30.

Deadline: 07/22/2018

Journalism training program open [Brazil]

Seniors and recent college graduates can apply for this free training program offered by Folha de S. Paulo.

Deadline: 07/08/2018

Nonfiction book workshop open [Latin America]

Eight Latin American journalists will be selected to participate in this workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Deadline: 07/09/2018

College film festival seeks entries [Brazil]

Students can submit films produced after January 2016 to this festival October in Curitiba.

Deadline: 07/06/2018

Middle East

Call for papers on social issues [MENA]

Journalists, academics and students from the Arab world are invited to submit their papers to the Winter Experimental Social Sciences Institute (WESSI) Workshops at American University of Beirut and New York University Abu Dhabi.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

Master’s program in journalism and new media accepting candidates [Jordan]

The Jordan Media Institute will offer 40 full and partial scholarships to this program in Amman.

Deadline: 07/06/2018

US and Canada

PEN America offers justice writing fellowship [US]

Journalists interested in mass incarceration issues can apply for this fellowship, which includes more than US$10,000 and mentorship.

Deadline: 07/01/2018

Associated Press Media Editors offers workshop [US]

Journalism professionals, academics and students can attend a two-day NewsTrain workshop in Greenville, South Carolina.

Deadline: 07/27/2018

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