Migration Media Award

Posted on February 17th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: journalists or media houses from either an EU country or an EU South Partner Country, covering migration in the Mediterranean region Prize: EUR 500 to EUR 7,000

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The current discourse surrounding migration has taken a dramatically negative turn in the last decade both within Europe and internationally, demanding a review on how information pertaining to migration is gathered, shared and disseminated among different actors, which greatly affects both migration policy and public perception. The Migration Media Award, organized by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development, is a competition for journalists covering migration in the Mediterranean region. A media award is intended to reward high quality reporting of different types of media – namely print, TV, radio,... Read More »

Scholarships for Writing Residency

Posted on January 17th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Open to: fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics Scholarship: full tuition scholarships are available, in addition to a CAD2,000 (USD 1,514) commission award for work produced and a travel allowance of up to CAD750 (USD 568)

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Fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics can apply for a writing residency in Alberta, Canada. The Banff Centre is organizing its literary journalism residency July 2 to 30 at its Leighton Artists’ Colony studios. The program enables writers to work on their essay, memoir or feature piece, receive individual consultations with faculty and participate in roundtable discussions.

Eligibility Fiction and nonfiction writers, journalists, freelance critics or curators, artists and academics; Eight fellows will be selected on the basis of writing... Read More »

The Visegrad Literary Residency Program 2017

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: non-fiction, poets, essayists, critics as well as literary translators, publicists and journalists from the Visegrad Countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) Scholarship: a stipend of 1,125 EUR gross + accommodation and support in a hosting organization

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The Visegrad Literary Residency Program, established 2012 by the International Visegrad Fund, consists of a series of residency stays and literary events. It is based on a partnership of 4 Host Institutions, one in each V4 country: Institut umeni (Arts Institute) in Prague, Petőfi Irodalmi Múzeum (Petőfi Literary Museum) in Budapest, Stowarzyszenie Willa Decjusza (Villa Decius Association) in Krakow and Literarné informačné centrum (Centre for Information on Literature) in Bratislava.

The Program will provide opportunities to... Read More »

Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship

Posted on December 28th, 2016 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 February 2017 Open to: print and online journalists in the United States with less than 10 years of experience Fellowship: full-timeUSD 75,000 / part-time fellows will receive USD 35,000

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The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship funds one-year writing projects committed to advancing constitutional principles, a democratic society and a vibrant free-enterprise system. The Novak program has awarded 135 fellowships over the past two decades to promising young journalists who are climbing the ranks as groundbreaking reporters, editors, editorial page writers, columnists and authors.

FAS offers transformational programs that teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world. 

TFAS programs inspire these future leaders... Read More »

Economic and Political Reporting

Posted on December 15th, 2016 in Trainings & Conferences, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 February 2017 Open to: full-time professional journalists who have been working for at least two years with a recognised publication, website, radio or television station Venue: 23 April – 5 May 2017 (London)/2 – 16 September 2017 (Berlin)

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The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its 2017 ‘Economic and Political Reporting from Southeast Europe’ programme. The programme is run by skilled ex-Reuters journalists who will cover the following topics:

Writing about emerging market economies; Markets reporting and covering companies; Practical exercises based on current European themes.

The programme is made up of two parts: 2 weeks in London from the 23rd April to 5th May and 2 weeks in Berlin from the 2nd to 16th September. Participants will be expected... Read More »

Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Conference

Posted on November 29th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 November 2016 Open to: journalists or regular contributors to print, broadcast or online media organizations Costs: bursaries would include air travel expenses (economy class), accommodation, local transfers and meals

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In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified. The Thomson Reuters Foundation, with funding from the United Nation’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will select journalists to attend the IFAD’s conference on Jan. 23 to 26, 2017. IFAD works with those most affected by poverty, food security, gender inequality, environment and climate change.

Participants will build expertise and increase knowledge of issues faced by rural communities. Journalists will have access... Read More »

Apply to Be An ivoh Restorative Narrative Fellow

Posted on November 14th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 November 2016 Open to: media practitioners of all kinds — photographers, journalists, gamers, documentary filmmakers, marketers and those working at the intersection of media and the arts Fellowship: includes a stipend of USD 2,500, high-level coaching, training workshops, speaking opportunity, ongoing recognition and support from ivoh

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The media plays an important role in telling stories about tragedies, trauma, and communities or individuals who are facing adversities. And yet, too often, these are the main stories we see and hear from the media. Images & Voices of Hope is working to change that — by providing media practitioners with an opportunity to tell stories about how people and communities are finding hope, resiliency and restoration in the aftermath or midst... Read More »

Macedonia Media Leaders Program

Posted on November 10th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 December, 2016 Open to: for print, broadcast, and online media professionals (journalists, editors, media administrators Scholarship: round-trip travel from participant’s home city to the U.S, Living allowance to cover housing, meals, and incidentals

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The Macedonia Media Leaders Program (MMLP) is a professional development program for Macedonian journalists and media professionals. MMLP strives to strengthen media in Macedonia by working with media professionals in fostering leadership skills, developing media professionalism, and expanding professional networks. MMLP is funded by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Skopje and includes the following program activities:

Fellowship with U.S. Host Institution: MMLP leaders are carefully matched with a media outlet, nonprofit organization, or other media-focused institution for four months of hands-on... Read More »

Childhood Development Reporting Contest

Posted on September 15th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 December 2016 Open to: journalists in the Global South (Asia, Africa and Latin America) Award: each winner will receive a cash prize and a week-long trip to the United States to meet with global health experts and digital media pioneers

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Journalists in the Global South have a chance to win a prestigious international study tour as part of a contest to recognize the best stories on early childhood development. ICFJ will recognize in-depth, investigative or innovative reporting that has helped raise awareness on issues such as early nutrition, early child care, early education and their impact on a child’s future well-being and contributions to society. Winners will be chosen in three categories: best report, best visual storytelling and best data-driven... Read More »

Solidarity Academy Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue

Posted on September 6th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 11 September 2016 Open to: aspiring and young (20-30 years old) journalists Venue: 13– 20 November 2016,  in Gdansk, Poland

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The organizers and partners of the Solidarity Academy Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue 2016 are pleased to invite young journalists from the Baltic Sea states to the thirteenth edition of the Solidarity Academy which will be held in Gdansk from 13-20 November 2016.

The Solidarity Academy is an international project aimed at inspiring and supporting the development of the young intellectual elites of Europe. The main values and rules of the project are: respect for others, openness to self-development, cooperation, tolerance, willingness to discuss even the most difficult topics, awareness of the cultural differentiation, and a readiness to receive feedback. 

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