Paid Internship at Democracy Reporting International in Germany

Posted on August 17th, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing Open to: students able to work in Germany Benefits: 400 EUR/ month

Description

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes the political participation of citizens, the accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

Democracy Reporting International is currently recruiting an intern for its Berlin headquarters to support DRI’s work in Asia (Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka) and its GSP+ Global Labour and Human Rights project. The intern will support the Asia Team in the areas of communications and project management/administration.

Tasks include:

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Communications:

Contribute to writing and editing website stories and newsletter articles; Support in drafting and scheduling content for social... Read More »

The Resilience Journalism Fellowship Program 2017

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Open to: mid-career journalists with background on environmental issues Venue: New York City, NY, USA, October 22-27, 2017

Description

This fall, up to 15 journalists will gather in New York City for six days of study and discussion as part of the new Resilience Journalism Fellowship at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

The program, scheduled for Oct. 22-27, will focus on the science of climate change and resilience — defined as a system’s capacity to absorb disturbance and still retain its basic function and structure.

Eligibility

The Resilience Fellowship is designed for mid-career journalists who have some background reporting on environmental issues as a staff reporter, producer, editor, or freelancer.  

Applicants should have at least five... Read More »

Journalism School in Dubrovnik

Posted on July 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Open to: journalists coming from the Balkan region Scholarship: accommodation, full board, participation fee and travel costs up to 100 EUR

Description

This year’s BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting will take place at the Astarea Hotel in Mlini, Croatia from August 20 until August 26, 2017. The Summer School will bring together a superb line-up of journalists and trainers. The lead trainer will be Blake Morrison, investigative projects editor at Reuters in New York and lecturer at Columbia University, New York.

Others trainers will include Miranda Partucic, winner of many awards among which European Press Prize 2015, Christiaan Triebert, Bellingcat European Press Prize winner in 2017 and Henk van Ess, one of the world best... Read More »

Rest and Refuge Scholarship Program 2017

Posted on July 25th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Open to: journalists from countries in crisis or war Benefits: all expenses paid three month stay in Berlin

Description

Rest and Refuge Scholarship is a project run by Reporters without Borders Germany and taz Panter Foundation, a non-profit organization linked to die tageszeitung (taz), a daily newspaper in Berlin.

We invite two journalists from countries in crisis or war to stay in Berlin. We offer them a time of refuge and rest up to three months.

The first journalist will be invited from September to November 2017, the second from March to May 2018.

Eligibility Journalists who need a time out from their difficult working conditions. This might be the case after covering stories in an oppressive environment or after covering stories in... Read More »

The UN Climate Negotiations in Bonn, Germany

Posted on July 10th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 21 July 2017 Open to: journalists and media representatives Venue: Bonn, Germany Description

The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is pleased to announce Fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany in mid-November 2017. Formed in 2007 by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), Panos London and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the CCMP has brought developing country journalists to the annual UN climate summits since 2007. This has enabled them to cover the summit for their home media organizations, work with experienced and knowledgeable journalists from around the world, and gain a multifaceted understanding of... Read More »

News Corp Media Fellowship for African Journalists

Posted on June 26th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 July 2017 Open to: English-speaking African journalists, videographers, newsroom editors, bloggers and journalists from all areas of expertise and any country in Africa Fellowship: all travel and fellowship expenses are covered by the program

Description

Interested in sharpening your digital skills while working alongside your peers in London? Eager to share your experience with award-winning colleagues abroad? So, what are you waiting for? Apply to the News Corp Media Fellowship for a chance to learn how some of the most prestigious news outlets in the world operate.

Working with ICFJ, News Corp will bring two journalists from any country in Africa to London to spend a month honing their journalistic skills at The Times and at The Wall Street Journal London bureau. During the... Read More »

Call for Papers: The European and Security Affairs Journal

Posted on June 12th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Open to: scholars, researchers, public policy practitioners, and MA/PhD candidates Costs: no fee

Description

The European and Security Affairs Journal intends to stimulate debate, analysis and policy discourse on the issues that combine conceptual and empirical analyses in the following areas: security sector reform and performance, European and global security trends, NATO current and future priorities and challenges, Albanian security sector reforms, etc.

The ESA Journal is composed of two main parts. The first one is made of original articles from regional and local authors and the other part is a summary of the most important ideas reflected in the selected articles relevant to the topic, written by international scholars.

In the long run, the... Read More »

Vacancy for Communications Officer in Prague, Czech Republic

Posted on June 8th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 June 2017 Open to: Candidates with a university degree in a related field (humanities, social sciences, languages, journalism) Venue: Prague, Czech Republic

Description

The Prague Civil Society Centre is hiring a Communications Officer to join their growing team. They are a new non-profit organisation launched to support and empower civil societies across Eastern Europe and Central Asia. They believe civil society is the key driver of social change, and work to ensure it has the flexibility, connections and tools to play a leading role in the development of the region. In the face of difficult conditions, the Centre emphasises creativity, innovation and technology as the cornerstones of a sustainable and diverse civil society.

The Centre works across Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus and... Read More »

Václav Havel Journalism Fellowship 2017-2018

Posted on May 8th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Open to: participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, and the Russian Federation Fellowships: monthly stipend, housing, insurance, and travel arrangements to and from Prague

Description

The purpose of the Fellowship is to support aspiring journalists from countries lacking media freedom and independence to pursue their profession in support of pluralism. It is inspired by former Czech President Václav Havel’s belief in the transformational role of journalism in challenging tyranny and oppression.

Selected Fellows are placed with a language service in the company’s Prague headquarters, where they receive on-the-job training and mentoring while working alongside RFE/RL’s seasoned professionals. The program equips them with cutting edge multimedia skills, while involving them in the daily editorial... Read More »

Apply for IWMF’s 2017 Reporting Fellowship to Zanzibar!

Posted on April 26th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Open to: women journalists of all nationalities are welcome to apply Fellowship: travel, lodging, meals, visa costs

Description

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Reporting Fellowship to Tanzania”. As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, a group of six journalists will report from Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island off the east coast of mainland Tanzania, covering stories related to the trip theme of civic engagement.

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Applicants are asked to pitch stories relevant to the trip location and theme; stories must focus on in-depth and new narratives and be notably different from those reported on previous Fellowships. IWMF will prioritize applications with creative, thoughtful, and original... Read More »