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ICFJ is recruiting applicants for its 2018 Johnson & Johnson global health reporting contest

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English course for journalists open [Worldwide]

The University of California, Berkeley is offering the Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) "English for Journalists, Part 2" through edX.

Mobile Film Festival seeks videos on human rights [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur filmmakers are invited to make a one-minute video for a chance to receive EUR20,000 (US$23,561).

Deadline: 10/11/2018

Funding to enable innovation in video journalism [Worldwide]

The Google News Initiative (GNI) YouTube innovation funding will provide up to US$250,000 to support news organizations in building sustainable, innovative video operations.

Deadline: 10/12/2018

Contest recognizes coverage of labor migration [Worldwide]

Professional journalists are invited to submit a written article, photo, audio or video to this contest organized by the International Labour Organization.

Deadline: 10/31/2018

Smithsonian photo contest accepting entries [Worldwide]

Professional and amateur photographers can enter for a chance to win US$2,500.

Deadline: 11/30/2018


Grants available for indigenous community radio [Southern Africa, Latin America, India, Nepal]

Cultural Survival will offer up to US$8,000 to empower Indigenous-owned and Indigenous-led community radio.

Deadline: 10/18/2018

Bloomberg seeks bureau chief [Nigeria]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in Lagos or Abuja.

Asia Pacific

Graduate degree fellowship open for journalists [Asia Pacific, Russia, US]

Journalists who want to develop a reporting specialty can apply for a fellowship to earn a graduate degree in Hawaii.

Deadline: 12/01/2018

Internews launches training program in multimedia storytelling [Central Asia]

Journalists, photographers and videographers, among others, who want to learn to develop multimedia projects can apply for this training in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Deadline: 10/12/2018

The New York Times seeks translation producer [China]

Professionals with excellent reading and writing abilities in both English and Chinese can apply for this position in Beijing.


OPEN Media Hub offers grants for stories on identity, gender [Eastern Europe, Middle East]

News organizations, audiovisual production companies and journalists from Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Libya, Lebanon, Moldova, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Ukraine can apply for grants of up to EUR3,000.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

European Journalism Centre seeks data intern [Europe]

College students fluent in English can apply for this internship in Brussels.

Deadline: 10/14/2018

Latin America

Seminar focuses on how to build sustainable journalism models [Argentina]

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the Civil Media Company will host this event for journalists and media entrepreneurs Oct. 26 and 27 in Buenos Aires.

Course focuses on data journalism [Brazil]

Trampos Academy will host a data journalism course with TruthBuzz fellow Sérgio Spagnuolo Oct. 9, 10, 16 and 17 in São Paulo.

Deadline: 10/02/2018

Street photography workshop open [Peru]

NNFotógrafos is offering a photography workshop Oct. 26 and 27 in Lima.

ESPN seeks interns [Brazil]

Students expected to graduate in December 2020 or July 2021 can apply for this internship in São Paulo.

Deadline: 10/03/2018

Middle East

Master’s program in journalism open [Egypt]

Graduates of journalism and mass communication who wish to pursue a master’s degree in television and digital journalism can apply for the Kamal Adham Fellowship at the American University in Cairo.

Deadline: 11/01/2018

Workshop for journalists open [Syria]

Experienced journalists ages 20 to 39 can apply for an all-expenses-paid workshop in Beirut, Lebanon.

Deadline: 10/05/2018

US and Canada

Radio Free Asia seeks managing director [US]

Experienced journalists can apply for this position in Washington.

Scripps Howard Foundation offers fellowships [US]

Budding journalists can apply for a 12-month fellowship at either Scripps News Washington Bureau/Newsy or ProPublica.

Deadline: 10/15/2018

Challenge seeks business models for local news [US]

The Lenfest Institute for Journalism will offer a total of US$350,000 in grants for projects that explore new business models for sustainable local news and information organizations. 

Deadline: 10/15/2018

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