7 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply to in November

by IJNet
Oct 28, 2020 in IJNet News
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Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these fellowships, grants and competitions with deadlines in November. Each opportunity is open to journalists worldwide.

Travel photography contest

Deadline: November 2, 2020

Professional and amateur photographers can compete for the Travel Photography of the Year (TPOTY) Awards. The winners will receive cash prizes and sponsors' gifts. The contest features single image, mobile phone, travel documentary, Young TPOTY and video categories. To learn more, click here

Funding to support membership models

Deadline: November 6, 2020

The Membership Puzzle Project, in partnership with Luminate, is reopening The Membership in News Fund, which seeks to catalyze membership design in newsrooms around the world. News organizations must be based in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa or Asia. The maximum award per proposal is US$40,000. Learn more here

COVID-19 reporting contest

Deadline: November 8, 2020

The International Center for Journalists, with support from Google, will award stories published on COVID-19 in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French. Winning stories will receive up to US$1,000. Click here to learn more. 

Sports journalism contest

Deadline: November 9, 2020

The International Sport Press Association has launched its 2020 Sport Media Awards.The categories are writing, photography, audio, video and young reporter under 30. Winners will receive up to US$8,000. Click here to learn more. 

Journalism summit on infectious diseases

Deadline: November 15, 2020

The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) is organizing the online Journalism Summit on Infectious Diseases Nov. 16 to 19. Health journalists and experts will gather to discuss data resources, treatments and vaccine development, health workers and more. Learn more here

Documentary film festival focused on human rights

Deadline: November 20, 2020

Documentary filmmakers worldwide who focus on human rights can submit their works to the Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, organized by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union. Winners receive cash prizes. Click here for more information.  

Grants support photography showing conflicts’ aftermath

Deadline: November 30, 2020

The Aftermath Project is offering a US$25,000 grant for photographers who tell the other half of the story of conflict. This year's grant will focus on 1492/1619 American Aftermaths: the 1492 “discovery” by Christopher Columbus and the assault on Indigenous peoples and their cultures which followed; and the 1619 arrival of the first enslaved Africans and the legacy of slavery. Learn more here.

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