Writing and Editing

Writing and Editing

Reporting grant accepting applications [MENA]

Young journalists who live and work in the Arab world can apply for a reporting grant of EUR2,000 (US$2,312) from zenith magazine, the Candid Foundation and the Herbert Quandt Foundation.

UNDP, UNESCO launch research challenge for journalists [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 15 to 25 are invited to write an essay on how a country of their choice is progressing towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and explore how funds for development are being utilized, using data published to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI).

NewsU presents webinar on self-editing [Worldwide]

The course "9 ways to edit yourself (or anyone else)" will be webcast at 2:00 p.m. EDT on Oct. 18.

Reason magazine seeks interns [US]

Budding journalists can apply for the Burton C. Gray Memorial Internship program in Washington.

Writing residency accepting applicants [US]

Journalists, essayists, economists, naturalists, screenwriters and other writers can apply for a two- or four-week session at the Mesa Refuge in Point Reyes Station, California.

Online course focuses on how to write for the web [Latin America, Spain]

The Center for Training in Digital Journalism at the University of Guadalajara offers this course in Spanish Nov. 12 to Dec. 16.

Iceland Writers Retreat open [Worldwide]

Writers interested in developing their skills and contacts can apply for full or partial funding for this program in Reykjavik in April 2019.

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.

Bloomberg seeks bureau chief [Nigeria]

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

Online workshop covers opinion writing [Latin America, Spain]

Escuela de Periodismo Portátil will offer this Spanish-language course beginning Oct. 11 and lasting five weeks.