Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellowship

Posted on December 5th, 2016 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: mid-career journalists from throughout the world Fellowship: travel expenses (including air travel economy class) and a modest living allowance

Description

Develop your academic understanding of the media industry, improve your knowledge and focus on an in-depth piece of research away from the pressure of tight deadlines.

The media industry is undergoing profound change, and evolving practice means agile thinking and a deep understanding of the major issues and challenges are key to industry success.

As a Reuters Institute Journalist Fellow you’ll spend one, two or three terms at the University of Oxford, one of the world’s leading universities, where you’ll:

Attend seminars given by a diverse and high-level range of guest speakers who will share their... Read More »

Grant for Strengthening Local Independent Media

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 January 2017 Open to: U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/non-government organizations (NGOs), public international organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; for-profit organizations or businesses Grant: up to USD 520,000

Description

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that strengthen local independent media in Belarus. DRL’s goal is to support local independent journalists and media outlets in Belarus to produce fact-based reporting and objective information.

The program’s objectives are increasing citizens’ access to objective information about domestic and global issues of public importance, by enhancing local independent media’s ability to engage a larger print and... Read More »

TechCamp Warsaw

Posted on November 18th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 November 2016 Open to: digital journalists, bloggers, and CSO activists from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Tajikistan, Ukraine. Venue: 15-17 February, 2017, Warsaw, Poland

Description

2-day tech camp and 1-day conference on newest digital trends with top-notch coaches from across the world will take place in Warsaw, Poland from 15 to 17 February 2017.

TOPICS:

Critical Media Literacy: How to differentiate propaganda and manipulation from reliable content in the deluge of 24/7 information coming from digital sources? Inspiring examples of educational activities from experts in the field; Entrepreneurship for independent and sustainable journalism: How to reach financial self-sufficiency for truly independent reporting?... Read More »

Radio Internship in Nantes, France

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: application process ongoing Open to: high-level bilingual (In French) Students in Journalism, Media & Communications, Political Science or European Studies; interested in European issues Venue: 27 February – 13 July 2017, Nantes, France

Description

EURADIONANTES is a media based in Nantes, France, that focuses on European News and Information, in order to make European politics relevant on a local scale and to contribute to the awareness of Europe. The Euradionantes team is composed of several young journalists who come from all over Europe and receive a full training on radio equipement at the radio station in Nantes. They are coached by French professional journalists, who have had years of experience in journalism. Since 2007, more than 200 interns have... Read More »

Young Art Journalism Awards

Posted on October 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 October 2016 Open to: a current student or fresh graduate from any recognised University Award: opportunity to receive donations from their sponsors

Description

The Young Art Journalism Awards (YAJA) are looking for entries from students who are documenting or storytelling (e.g. journalism, filmmaker, photographer, arts). YAJA is a new innovative awards concept giving journalism, media and art students the opportunity to showcase their talent in capturing art and culture in a creative way. YAJA is designed to offer students and fresh graduates media opportunities, industry mentoring, networking opportunities and a large audiences reach as well as awards recognition. 

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To qualify and enter for the YAJA Global Award, applicant must be:

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Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships

Posted on October 5th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 14 October 2016 Open to: individuals interested in working on special projects designed to advance journalism in some new way Fellowship: fellows will have access to the extensive resources at Harvard and throughout Cambridge, including local scholars, research centers and libraries

Description

The Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowships at Harvard offer short-term research opportunities to individuals interested in working on special projects designed to advance journalism in some new way. Candidates need not be practicing journalists, but must demonstrate the ways in which their work at Harvard and the Nieman Foundation may improve the prospects for journalism’s future. This may be related to research, programming, design, financial strategies or another topic. Both U.S. and international applicants are invited to apply.

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Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship

Posted on October 4th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 8 October 2016 Open to: recent graduates (at the Master’s level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide Fellowship: USD 55,000, plus excellent employer-paid benefits

Description

Established in memory of Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg, early supporters of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”), this fellowship is open to recent graduates (at the Master’s level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide. Graduates with LL.B. degrees or advanced degrees in other relevant disciplines may also be considered. Fellows typically work full-time for one year in Human Rights Watch’s New York or Washington, D.C. office. In some instances other locations may be considered. The Fellowship... Read More »

Nominations for Free Press Awards

Posted on August 25th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 September 2016 Open to: journalists who have a strong commitment with press freedom and independent information Award: media scholarship for the newcomer of the year and EUR 15,000 (USD 16,970)

Description

Free Press Unlimited, a nonprofit organization based in the Netherlands, is accepting nominations for the Free Press Awards. The awards aim to honor journalists who risk everything to bring the news to the public, media pioneers who pave the way for equality and justice and those who persevere under the most difficult circumstances. The awards will be conferred at the International Day to End Impunity conference on 2 November 2016 and will recognise exceptional work in the following two categories: Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist.

Eligibility Journalists who have a strong commitment... Read More »

Grant for Supporting Independent Journalism and Innovation

Posted on July 25th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 July 2016 Open to: local and international organizations, networks, startups and informal groups involved in the production of journalism Award: supporting grant

Description

The Program on Independent Journalism supports promising initiatives led by individuals or collectives that strive to improve their journalism under difficult circumstances, such as autocracy, violence, repression, or poverty—or in moments of great opportunity, such as first democratic elections, peace agreements, or massive social mobilizations.

The program supports creative, talented, and open-minded groups or media organizations working on any platform, especially in the places where verified, trustable information is not only scarce but also difficult to produce. Main priorities include: the development of new ideas, breaking new ground, and taking advantage of digital revolution.

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Science Journalism Student Award

Posted on July 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 September 2016 Open to: both undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in or have recently completed (within the past calendar year) formal education in science or medical journalism Fellowship: recipients get complimentary meeting registration; four nights lodging; USD 750 to help defray the expenses of attending the meeting

Description

The Science Journalism Student Award enables students pursuing a science or medical journalism degree to attend the SfN annual meeting. Two awards are granted each year. Recipients are assigned a mentor who is an experienced professional journalist covering the annual meeting. SfN makes every effort to pair awardees with a mentor based on mutual interests in print or broadcast journalism. SfN media staff are also available to advise... Read More »