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Harvard hosts media innovation fellowship [Worldwide]

Nieman-Berkman Fellows spend a year conducting research on journalism innovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Deadline: 12/01/2018

Artificial intelligence challenge launched [Worldwide]

The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Initiative will invest US$750,000 in ideas aimed at shaping the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on the field of news and information.

Deadline: 10/12/2018

Travel scholarship for photographers available [Worldwide]

Aspiring photographers can apply for a mentored trip to capture Morocco's colorful people, culture and landscapes.

Deadline: 10/11/2018

Reuters offers photojournalism grants [Worldwide]

Photojournalists and students interested in working on photo assignments can apply for a US$5,000 grant.

Deadline: 11/15/2018

Photojournalism contest open [Worldwide]

Photojournalists and multimedia teams can submit their work to the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar.

Deadline: 11/05/2018


Naija Storybuilders Bootcamp open [Nigeria]

Aspiring storytellers who are developing short-form content for digital platforms can apply to attend this training Oct. 15 to 19 in Lagos.

Deadline: 09/21/2018

Contest seeks reporting on insurance sector [Africa]

Business journalists can submit works in English or French to the Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards.

Deadline: 11/30/2018

Asia Pacific

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung seeks news assistant [China]

Journalists fluent in English and Mandarin can apply for this position in Beijing.

CNBC seeks producer [China]

Experienced TV news journalists can apply for this position in Beijing.


Free training program focuses on art journalism [Russia]

Journalists ages 19 years and older can apply for this program in Moscow.

Deadline: 09/23/2018

Culture Trip seeks data journalist [UK]

Data journalists can apply for this position in London.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks journalist [Eastern Europe]

Seasoned journalists with at least five years of working experience who are fluent in Tatar, Russian and English can apply for this position in Prague.

Latin America

Fund accepting reporting proposals [Latin America, Caribbean, US]

The Intrepid News Fund will award US$3,000 to an independent journalist focusing on underreported news and human interest stories from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Deadline: 09/30/2018

Thomson Reuters seeks trafficking, slavery correspondent [Brazil]

Experienced journalists fluent in Portuguese and English can apply for this position in São Paulo.

Online workshop focuses on investigative journalism [Latin America, Spain]

La Marea is organizing a course on investigative journalism in Spanish 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22.

Deadline approaching: journalism week [Brazil]

Students are invited to participate in the Semana Estado de Jornalismo Sept. 25 to 28 in São Paulo.

Deadline: 09/17/2018

Middle East

Photography contest accepting entries [MENA]

Professional and amateur photographers ages 18 and older can apply for the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award.

Deadline: 10/31/2018

Women in News program accepting nominations [MENA]

Female journalists from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine can apply to develop the strategies, skills and support networks they need to take on a greater leadership role within their organizations.

Deadline: 09/27/2018

US and Canada

National Press Foundation hosts workshop on public, private pensions [US]

Journalists interested in pension and retirement reporting can apply for an all-expenses-paid workshop Dec. 2 to 5 in Washington.

Deadline: 10/08/2018

Grants for journalism research available [US, Canada]

Junior faculty and senior scholars can receive grants ranging from US$3,500 to US$5,000.

Deadline: 10/01/2018

The New York Times presents Student Journalism Institute [US]

Student members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists and students (or December or May graduates) at a historically black college may apply for this program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Deadline: 11/15/2018

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