Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Conference

Posted on November 29th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond 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


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 Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond 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


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 Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond 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


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 Contests, We RecommendRespond 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


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


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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The Open Society Seeks Idea Entrepreneurs

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

Deadline: 7 September 2016 Open to: journalists, activists, academics, and practitioners in a variety of fields Fellowship: EUR 70, 764 – 88, 455 / year


The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals seeking innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far- reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world.

Successful projects should push the boundaries of current thinking and carry lessons that can be applied to a variety of settings. Applicants should carefully consider the impact they want their work to have and the audiences they wish to reach. They should than think creatively about the activities and work products that will reach these audiences most... Read More »

Rest and Refuge Scholarship for Journalists in Germany

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

Deadline:  30 June 2016 Open to:  journalists with relevant working experience Scholarships: travel expenses, a decent apartment, pocket money and free transportation in Berlin for up to three months


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

They invite two journalists from countries in crisis or war to stay in Berlin. They offer them a time of refuge and rest up to three months. The first journalist will be invited from September to November 2016, the second from November 2016 to January 2017.


In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

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BuzzFeed Seeks Editor for India

Posted on June 7th, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: Ongoing Open to: digital journalists with at least 3 years experiences in writing Remuneration: commensurate with experience


BuzzFeed is the leading media company for the social age, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and viral content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. Technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in realtime with the hottest content of the moment. BuzzFeed is at the forefront of a major shift in the advertising industry away from traditional banner ads towards “social advertising” that engages consumers, inspires sharing, and produces social lift, or “earned media.”

Eligibility At least 3 years writing and editing essays for a web publication; Knowledge and experience of nonfiction writing... Read More »

Summer School for Journalists and Media Practitioners in Italy

Posted on June 1st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 June 2016 Open to: journalists and other stakeholders in the media industry Venue: 11-15 July 2016, Florence, Italy


The Summer School is organised by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute (EUI).

The EUI is a renowned international institution, hosting a community of more than 1000 academics and policy-makers from over 60 countries. It is located on picturesque hills above Florence.

Building on its successful experience of previous years, this year’s Summer School will offer the opportunity to around 20 journalists and media practitioners to learn about the latest policy, market and professional trends in the area as well as to share their experiences, ideas and points... Read More »

Inclusive Media Training for Women Journalists

Posted on May 26th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 June 2016 Open to: female journalists from Europe, North Africa and the Middle East Venue: 1-5 August 2016, Amman, Jordan


“Inclusive Media” is a cooperation between the Middle East and North Africa Committee (menac) of the European Youth Press (EYP) and Daem for Media. It is funded by the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) and pedagogically supported by the Syrian Female Journalist Network (SFJN).

“Inclusive Media: Rethinking Journalism Conditions for Women Across the Middle East” is a five-day training for 20 female journalists, hosted in Amman, Jordan. The training takes place from 1-5 August 2016 (arrival on 31st July, departure on 6th August).

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