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Deadline extended: ICFJ organizes new program on women’s and children’s health issues [Worldwide]

Professional journalists ages 30 and younger with experience covering health issues and an interest in maternal, newborn and child health are invited to apply to attend the 2018 Partners’ Forum in New Delhi.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Free online course focuses on media ethics [Worldwide]

The Ethical Journalism Network and the Thomson Foundation offer the online course "The Ethical Journalist’s Toolkit" until Sept. 1.

Knight Center hosts free online course on mapping, GIS for journalists [Worldwide]

Anyone interested in how to create and use maps for journalism can take this course Aug. 27 to Sept. 23.

Mongabay seeks reporting pitches [Worldwide]

Experienced journalists are invited to submit pitches in English on conservation technology.

Nieman Foundation fellowships open [Worldwide]

Publishers, programmers, web designers, media analysts, academics and journalists can apply for short-term fellowships at Harvard.

Deadline: 09/28/2018

Magnum Foundation offers Photography and Social Justice Fellowship [Worldwide]

Early-career photojournalists and documentarians can apply for this program in New York.

Deadline: 10/01/2018


Deadline extended: environmental reporting contest [Africa]

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

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Artists in Residency program open [Africa]

Nonfiction writers and videomakers, among others, can apply for a four-week residency in Australia, Brazil, Italy and the United States.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

Asia Pacific

Press Alliance journalism fellowship open [Southeast Asia]

Working journalists with at least five years of experience can apply for a grant to produce a story about how disinformation networks operate and their impact.

Deadline: 09/10/2018


Contest for international affairs reporting open [Russia]

Journalists ages 35 and younger can submit works to the All-Russian Competition for International Journalists.

Deadline: 11/01/2018

One World Media organizes workshops on international reporting [UK]

Journalism professionals, students and recent graduates interested in the processes and problems of delivering international content can attend workshops Sept. 17 and Oct. 11 in London.

Contest recognizes reporting on ethnic issues [Russia]

Journalists from federal, regional and ethnic media can compete in several categories, including television, radio, print, internet and more.

Deadline: 09/01/2018

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

Latin America

Online workshop focuses on longform journalism for mobile devices [Latin America]

Escritura Crónica is organizing #SomosHistorias: four Facebook Live sessions beginning Sept. 8, in which participants will learn to develop the narrative potential of a longform text while planning its distribution on mobile devices.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Contest for real estate reporting open [Brazil]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can compete for the Abecip Journalism Awards for a chance to win BRL6,500.

Deadline: 08/31/2018

Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires hosts media party [Argentina]

Journalists, developers and designers are invited to this conference Aug. 22 to 24 in Buenos Aires.

Contest seeks journalistic nonfiction e-books [Brazil], in partnership with Jornalistas & Cia and Editora Record, has launched a competition for a book-reportage written in Brazilian Portuguese and another for nonfiction work or capstone papers by journalism students or journalists who graduated after December 2015.

Deadline: 10/31/2018

Middle East

Youth creativity contest seeks entries [MENA]

Arab youth can submit works in photography, art, graphic design, architecture, filmmaking and science to the Nasser Bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award.

Deadline: 09/01/2018

World Youth Alliance organizes leadership training [MENA]

The three-month program in Lebanon will consist of training of trainers on three main topics: human dignity and human rights, freedom and democracy, and civic engagement and leadership skills.

Deadline: 09/01/2018

US and Canada

ProPublica Local Reporting Network seeks proposals [US]

Local newsrooms can apply for support for one full-time reporter dedicated to investigative work on state government and politics.

Deadline: 09/14/2018

The Washington Post offers paid internships [US]

Journalism students who had at least one professional news media job or internship can apply for a summer internship program.

Deadline: 10/12/2018

Robert Bosch Fellowship sends journalists to Germany [US]

Journalists ages 40 and younger with five years of experience can apply to complete a professional development program in Germany as a paid fellow.

Deadline: 11/01/2018

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