Writing and Editing

Writing and Editing


Fellowship for editorial writing open [US]

Midcareer editorial writers or columnists can apply for a US$75,000 fellowship to expand their knowledge of a public interest issue.

How to pitch story ideas: tips from journalists

Ricchiardi rounds up tips from editors and freelancers on crafting the perfect sell for your next piece. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | April 09, 2015

Tips for using narrative story elements in your reporting

Buttry urges journalists to think beyond the lede and embrace storytelling techniques to give your next piece some color.

Steve Buttry | April 07, 2015

IWPR seeks editor [Central Asia]

Experienced journalists with excellent knowledge of English and Russian can apply for a position at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.

ARIJ seeks online content manager [Jordan]

Journalists and other professionals can apply for this position with the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism in Amman.

Journalism contest seeks entries [Ukraine]

Print and online journalists working in Ukrainian and foreign media can compete for cash prizes.

Gabriel García Márquez contest open [Americas, Spain, Portugal]

Journalists with works in Spanish and Portuguese can compete in four categories: features, images, news coverage and innovation.

Make your story stronger by writing during reporting process

Digital media trainer Steve Buttry shares how writing as you report can aid your work process and generate a clearer story.

Steve Buttry | March 13, 2015

Deadline approaching: The Washington Post fellowship [UK]

Print, radio, television and online journalists with two or three years of experience can apply for the Laurence Stern Fellowship in Washington.

Junior Scholars Book Development Workshop open [MENA]

Post-PhD and pre-tenure scholars who have a book manuscript on the contemporary politics of the Middle East can apply for this workshop at Princeton University.