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10/19/2018

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ICFJ offers webinar on building structured journalism projects [Worldwide]

Journalists can join a webinar led by ICFJ Knight Fellow Ritvvij Parrikh at 10 a.m. EDT Oct. 30 on the tools that newsrooms can use to build structured journalism projects.

Rainforest Journalism Fund open [Worldwide]

Journalists interested in covering tropical rainforests can apply for a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Water Integrity Network launches journalism fund [Worldwide]

Investigative and data journalists, especially those reporting in developing countries, can apply for funding to research the impacts of corruption in the water sector and its subsectors.

Deadline: 11/20/2018

Docudays UA organizes training for filmmakers [Worldwide]

Documentarians can apply for this training that will take place March 26 to 29, 2019 in Kiev, Ukraine.

Deadline: 11/23/2018

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships open [Worldwide]

Journalists can apply for a 10-month fellowship at Stanford University to address the most urgent problems facing journalism.

Deadline: 12/04/2018

UNDP, UNESCO host 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 toward 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).

Deadline: 12/20/2018

Africa

Challenge seeks startups for women inclusion [Africa]

Digital startups that have a positive impact on women's inclusion and the reduction of gender inequalities can enter the AFD Digital Challenge, organized by the French Development Agency (AFD, in French) and Digital Africa.

Deadline: 11/12/2018

Deadline approaching: investigative journalism contest [Nigeria]

Professional and freelance journalists or teams of journalists can apply for the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting.

Deadline: 10/24/2018

Asia Pacific

Workshop covers reporting on nuclear risks [Asia, Europe, US]

Atomic Reporters and the Stanley Foundation will select 15 journalists to attend an all-expenses-paid workshop Jan. 8 to 12, 2019 in Honolulu.

Deadline: 10/31/2018

HRM Asia seeks digital journalist [Singapore]

Journalists with audiovisual skills can apply for this position in Singapore.

AFP hosts contest for frontline journalism [Asia]

Journalists doing exceptional work in difficult or dangerous conditions can apply for the 2018 Kate Webb Prize.

Deadline: 11/15/2018

Europe

Public diplomacy program in Russia open [Europe, US, Canada]

Young leaders from the media, government, academy and private sectors can apply for "Meeting Russia," a three-day program held in Moscow on Russia's foreign policy and its relations with the West.

Deadline: 12/20/2018

Thomson Reuters seeks chief photographer [Russia]

Experienced photographers with strong organizational skills can apply for this position in Moscow.

Latin America

Online workshop on sports journalism open [Latin America]

Professional journalists and advanced journalism students can register for this online course in Spanish offered by Mexico's University of Guadalajara.

Deadline: 10/28/2018

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.

Conference covers data journalism and digital methods [Brazil]

The Brazilian chapter of School of Data, in partnership with the Google News Initiative, organizes Coda.Br Nov. 10 and 11 in São Paulo.

São Paulo hosts international journalism festival in December [Brazil]

The 2018 Piauí GloboNews Festival will feature talks on the daily coverage of gastronomy, violence, corruption, obituary, technology, climate change, gender issues and public policy.

Deadline: 11/30/2018

Middle East

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.

Deadline: 01/19/2019

Beirut Cinema Platform seeks entries [MENA]

Arab filmmakers, producers and directors can submit their projects to compete in this film festival March 29 to 31, 2019 in Beirut.

Deadline: 11/21/2018

US and Canada

The Wall Street Journal offers internships [US]

Undergraduate, graduate students and recent graduates can apply for a summer internship in New York.

Deadline: 10/26/2018

Dow Jones accepting internship applications [US]

Students can apply for paid summer internships in data journalism, digital media, business reporting and multiplatform editing.

Deadline: 11/01/2018

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