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Japan study tour open to emerging U.S. journalists

Safety 2018 reporting fellowship open to journalists worldwide

Deadline extended: Covering Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health: A Program for Young International Journalists

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ICFJ offers reporting fellowship for conference on safety [Worldwide]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will select 12 journalists to attend the Safety 2018 conference Nov. 5 to 7 in Bangkok, Thailand, as well as a pre-conference workshop Nov. 3 to 4, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization.

Deadline: 08/17/2018

Deadline approaching: Global Health Journalism Fellowship [Worldwide]

Young journalists can apply for a fellowship to attend the Medicine Quality and Public Health conference Sept. 23 to 28 at the University of Oxford in England.

Deadline: 08/12/2018

Knight Center hosts MOOC on podcasting [Worldwide]

Aspiring podcasters can participate in the free course “Listen up! How to launch and grow a hit podcast" Aug. 20 to Sept. 23.

Deadline approaching: Reporters Without Borders Germany organizes security training [Worldwide]

Professional journalists, bloggers and citizen journalists from countries in crisis or war can apply to stay in Berlin for three to four months. 

Deadline: 08/09/2018

Stigler Center hosts Journalists in Residence Program [Worldwide]

Journalists who have some years of media experience and are proficient in English can apply for this all-expenses-paid program March 25 to June 15, 2019 in Chicago.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

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


US Embassy offers funding for journalism training [Ethiopia]

Nongovernmental and nonprofit organizations interested in carrying out a journalism training program connecting media and government are eligible.

Deadline: 08/17/2018

Facebook for Creators launched [Nigeria]

Journalists and others who want to maximize Facebook for storytelling, content gathering and more can sign up to attend this free training in Lagos, Jos, Kaduna, Abuja or Kano.

Asia Pacific

South China Morning Post seeks Asia correspondent [China]

Journalists with at least five years of experience can apply for this position in Hong Kong.

CNN seeks video editor [China]

Journalists with at least four years of non-linear editing experience can apply for this position in Hong Kong.


OPEN Media Hub funds investigative journalism [Eastern Europe, Central Asia]

Online and video journalists as well as bloggers and citizen journalists from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine can apply for grants of up to EUR8,000.

Deadline: 08/19/2018

n-ost organizes media conference [Europe]

The Network for Reporting on Eastern Europe (n-ost) will host its conference Sept. 20 to 23 in Warsaw, Poland.

Deadline: 08/19/2018

Clean Energy Wire organizes media tour [Europe, China, US]

Journalists from EU member states, Belarus, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine, Turkey, China and the United States can apply to attend this free program Oct. 7 to 10 in Poland ahead of the COP24 climate conference.

Deadline: 08/12/2018

Grant available for data-driven news production [Europe]

The European Commission is accepting proposals for reporting on European issues.

Deadline: 09/25/2018

Latin America

Freelance journalism school open [Latin America]

The longform journalism digital magazine Late offers a three-month online training in Spanish starting in September.

Deadline: 08/25/2018

Course focuses on news coverage of city outskirts [Brazil]

Participants will learn from Agência Mural correspondents about the process of reporting on the metropolitan area of São Paulo. 

AFPTV seeks TV news producer/video journalist [Uruguay]

The AFP regional office for Latin America is looking for a bilingual video producer with demonstrable professional experience.

Deadline: 08/10/2018

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.

Middle East

Rhodes scholarship accepting applications [MENA]

Students from Syria, Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon can apply for a scholarship to study at Oxford University in England.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship open [Lebanon]

Midcareer professionals who are Lebanese citizens or Palestinian residents in Lebanon can apply for this fellowship in the United States.

Deadline: 08/17/2018

US and Canada

Sasakawa USA-ICFJ partnership offers study trip to Japan [US]

Journalists with five to seven years of experience currently reporting on international/U.S. security and foreign affairs for U.S. or foreign media outlets can apply to spend a week in Tokyo to learn about military developments and the state of US-Japan relations.

Deadline: 08/15/2018

Poynter hosts training on higher education reporting [US]

Journalists focusing on education and inequality issues can apply for this free training Nov. 15 and 16 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Deadline: 09/03/2018

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