7 worldwide opportunities with deadlines in April

byIJNet
Mar 22, 2019 in Miscellaneous
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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, scholarships and competitions with deadlines in April. Each opportunity is open to journalists worldwide.

Environmental journalism contest

Deadline: April 1, 2019

The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) is accepting submissions for its annual recognition of excellence in environmental reporting. Enter to win an award in seven categories, including feature story, investigation, book and more. Learn more here.

Data Journalism Awards

Deadline: April 7, 2019

Run by the Global Editors Network (GEN), the Data Journalism Awards recognize media companies, organizations, freelancers and staff journalists who have created outstanding data journalism projects in 12 categories. Winners receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Athens, Greece for the awards ceremony. Click here for more information.

Submit papers for an investigative journalism conference

Deadline: April 8, 2019

Journalism academics can submit papers to be presented at the 11th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, co-hosted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), Netzwerk Recherche (NR) and the Interlink Academy for International Dialog and Journalism. Learn more about accepted topics here.

Mobile journalism contest

Deadline: April 12, 2019

Contestants must submit a 2- to-5-minute long journalism story shot and edited entirely on a mobile device for consideration for an award from the Thomson Foundation, in partnership with Mojofest. Click here to learn more.

Development reporting competition

Deadline: April 14, 2019

Journalists who report on development, democracy and human rights around the world can apply for the Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize, sponsored by the European Commission. Winners will receive cash prizes. Learn more here.

Grants for women reporters worldwide

Deadline: April 21, 2019

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF), with support from The Secular Society, is offering reporting grants to cover untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls worldwide. Click here to learn more.  

Wildlife photography contest

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Photographers around the world can enter the “Golden Turtle” photo contest from My Equator Social Support Charity Foundation. Categories include documentary photo, new technologies in wildlife photo, photographer of the year and more. Winners receive cash prizes. Learn more here.


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