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Collaborative journalism contest accepting pitches, stories [Worldwide]

Hostwriter, a platform that lets vetted journalists contact each other for collaboration opportunities, will award EUR5,000 (US$5,865) for collaborative journalism pieces and story pitches.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

Thomson Foundation hosts journalism competition [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 30 and younger working in developing countries are eligible for the Young Journalist Award as part of the 2018 UK Foreign Press Association (FPA) Awards.

Deadline: 08/17/2018

Contest recognizes freedom of expression [Worldwide]

Journalists, digital activists and other free speech advocates can be nominated for the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship.

Deadline: 09/30/2018

Grants fund investigative journalism [Worldwide]

The Fund for Investigative Journalism offers up to US$10,000 reporting grants for journalists whose stories have a U.S. angle, involving American citizens, government or businesses. 

Deadline: 09/24/2018

Anti-corruption conference offers fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 34 and younger from developing countries can apply for this conference on Oct. 22 to 24 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

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.


Deadline extended: environmental reporting contest [Africa]

Professional journalists can compete for the African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Awards.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Co-Creation Hub seeks fellow [Nigeria]

Visual storytellers ages 30 and younger can apply for the CcHUB Media Fellowship in Lagos.

Deadline: 07/25/2018

Asia Pacific

CGTN seeks English copy editor [China]

English-speaking journalists with at least one to three years of experience in copy editing can apply for this freelance position in Beijing.

The South China Morning Post seeks director of newsroom systems [China]

Experienced media professionals can apply for this position in Hong Kong.


Deadline extended: ForSet fellowship for data journalists [Eastern Europe, Central Eurasia]

Journalists, communications specialists and civic activists working with data from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan can apply for a data communication fellowship in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Deadline: 09/10/2018

BBC Scotland seeks journalists [UK]

Digital journalists can apply for several positions with the BBC's mobile, online and social media team in Glasgow or other Scotland newsrooms.

Deadline: 08/08/2018

Travel grants available for DataFest Tbilisi 2018 [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Journalists, activists, business professionals, government officials and others working with data from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan are eligible.

Deadline: 07/27/2018

Latin America

Courses focuses on international journalism [Brazil]

The Hélio Alonso University (FACHA, in Portuguese) will offer the course "International journalism and news agencies" on Saturdays, beginning Sept. 15.

Diálogo Chino seeks part-time editors [Latin America]

Journalists with professional proficiency in English and proven interest in the environment can apply for one of four part-time positions based in the Andean region, Brazil, Mexico and Central America or the Southern Cone region.

Deadline: 07/31/2018

Online workshop covers travel journalism [Latin America, Spain]

Periodistas Viajeros is organizing a six-week workshop in Spanish in August and September.

Deadline: 08/03/2018

Conference on education reporting open [Brazil]

The Association of Education Journalists (JEDUCA, in Portuguese) will host the 2nd International Congress of Education Journalism on Aug. 6 and 7 in São Paulo.

Deadline: 07/27/2018

Middle East

AFAC seeks film projects [MENA]

Filmmakers, directors and producers whose projects are related to contemporary Arab culture can apply for funding from the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC).

Deadline: 08/01/2018

Creative Narratives program launched [Egypt]

Media organizations, filmmakers, writers and others can apply for financial and technical support from the Townhouse Gallery.

Deadline: 07/25/2018

US and Canada

Poynter hosts training on covering the workforce's future [US]

Business, education, community, city and general assignment reporters and editors can apply for this free training Sept. 27 and 28 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Deadline: 08/10/2018

Fellowships available for Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists [US]

Business and economics journalists can apply for an all-expenses-paid fellowship for this year's seminar Oct. 7 to 10 at the University of Pennsylvania.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Minority Writers Workshop open [US]

Budding and midcareer journalists of color are invited to this free training Nov. 1 to 4 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Deadline: 08/17/2018

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