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RECENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

RECENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

IJNet curates the latest opportunities from around the world to satisfy the training needs of professional and aspiring journalists alike. Filter our collection of fellowships, workshops, online courses and media jobs by region, topic or deadline.

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"Sub Editing" course offered in Australia

The Australian Centre for Independent Journalism (ACIJ) will hold a “Sub Editing Fundamentals” course. Sponsored by the University of Technology in Sydney, the course will focus on how to select stories, write strong headlines and create dynamic layouts. The course will run from November 16-19, 2010 and be limited to 12 participants.

"Writing for Publication" course offered in Australia

The Australian Centre for Independent Journalism (ACIJ) will hold a course on how to write effectively and clearly. It will also cover grammar, structure and how to attract readership. The course will run September 22-24 and be limited to 12 students. For more information, click here .

"Writing for the Web" course offered in Australia

The Australian Centre for Independent Journalism (ACIJ) will hold a “Writing for the web” course focusing on planning, writing and design techniques for the web. The course will run November 9-10 and will be limited to 12 students. For more information, click here .

New portal for journalists covering climate change

A portal intended specifically for journalists who cover climate change features Spanish-language texts, interviews, articles, a glossary and a multimedia library with more than 300 documents. Many of the site's materials are related to the Conference of Climate Change COP 16, to be held in November in Mexico.

Online course to focus on public service journalism

Registration is open for an October Spanish-language online course on public service journalism and multimedia tools. Registration is ongoing. The course will cover types of public service journalism and the use of tools, graphics, videos, audio, slideshows, text and photos. It will be held October 17 to November 20. An in-class component is scheduled for December 9 to 11.

Basic journalism course offered in southeastern Iran

Iran's Ministry of Culture is offering a course in basic journalism in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan. The course will be held through August and will include workshops on news writing, interviewing and public relations.

Spots open in sub-editing fundamentals course in Sydney

A course on sub-editing essentials at the University of Technology in Sydney will cover proofreading, layout and design for print publications. The course will take place July 20 to 23, and again November 16 to 19.

Conferences for investigative reporters in East, West Africa

Investigative journalists and those interested in investigative journalism in East and West Africa can attend one of two conferences hosted by the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR). The conferences will showcase regional investigative journalism and discuss struggles faced by investigative journalists. Each will include a boot camp aimed at skill-building.

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