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08/31/2018

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Worldwide

Human rights fellowships available [Worldwide]

Recent graduates in journalism, international relations or law can apply for a yearlong fellowship to work with Human Rights Watch in New York or Washington.

Deadline: 10/05/2018

Travel photography contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Anyone can enter the 2018 AFAR Travel Photography Awards for a chance to receive cash prizes, business class airfare, an online masterclass and more.

Deadline: 09/18/2018

Obama Foundation Fellowship open [Worldwide]

Journalists and others who are altering the civic engagement landscape can apply for this two-year, nonresidential program. 

Deadline: 09/18/2018

Illustration contest highlights freedom of expression [Worldwide]

Media Defence seeks visual representations of some of the most important legal and human rights issues affecting independent journalists around the world for its Illustrating Freedom of Expression Competition.

Deadline: 09/16/2018

Travel video contest open [Worldwide]

Students ages 18 and older can submit a video to win US$4,000.

Deadline: 10/09/2018

Africa

100Reporters offers reporting fellowship [Africa, Myanmar]

The eight-month fellowships will provide financial and editorial support for reporting projects that investigate the extractive sector.

Deadline: 09/15/2018

Training focuses on illicit finance reporting [Africa]

Journalists with at least two years of experience can apply for a long-term scheme that includes a workshop and support to produce investigations, as part of the Wealth of Nations - Illicit finance (NORAD) program led by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Deadline: 09/09/2018

Asia Pacific

Training program focuses on vulnerable children reporting [South Asia]

Journalists with at least one year of experience working in English can apply to attend this free program offered by the Thomson Reuters Foundation Oct. 1 to 5 in New Delhi.

Deadline: 09/21/2018

CGTN seeks general news reporter [China]

Experienced journalists fluent in English can apply for this position in Beijing.

Europe

EU journalism contest seeks entries [Georgia]

Journalists, bloggers and web publishers can submit entries in Georgian, Russian, English, Abkhaz and Ossetian.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

Film festival seeks journalism entries [Russia]

Filmmakers, broadcast journalists and journalism students are invited to compete in the Moscow International Television Film Festival "Profession – Journalist." 

Deadline: 10/01/2018

Freelance journalism workshop open [Spain]

Budding journalists who wish to acquire tools to work independently can attend this two-day workshop in Madrid.

Latin America

2019 LASA Media Award launched [Latin America, US]

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) recognizes long-term journalistic contributions to analysis and public debate about Latin America.

Deadline: 09/21/2018

Course covers fact-checking techniques [Brazil]

Casper Líbero College offers this course Oct. 20 and 27 in São Paulo.

Deadline: 10/11/2018

Journalism research conference open [Brazil]

Journalism professors, students and professionals are invited to a conference in São Paulo.

Deadline: 10/30/2018

Middle East

Journalist-in-Residence program available for endangered journalists [Turkey]

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) in Germany offers a program to enable journalists to leave an unsafe environment of oppression for three to six months.

Deadline: 09/23/2018

Writing residency accepting applicants [MENA]

Writers, journalists, curators and artists with five years of experience can apply for a residency in Brazil.

Deadline: 09/14/2018

5 jobs to apply in SkyNews Arabia [MENA]

Experienced online journalists fluent in Arabic and with a good knowledge of English can apply for these positions in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Deadline: 09/12/2018

US and Canada

First Amendment Coalition hosts contest [US]

Journalists, bloggers, lawyers, news organizations, software developers and community activists can submit nominations for the FAC Free Speech and Open Government Award.

Deadline: 10/31/2018

Society of Environmental Journalists offers grants [US]

Journalists can apply for grants of up to US$5,000 to support reporting on U.S. drinking water or storm water issues.

Deadline: 11/15/2018

Politico seeks interns, social media fellow [US]

College students and recent graduates can apply for an editorial internship program and social media fellowship in Rosslyn, Virginia. 

Deadline: 10/15/2018

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