The Open Society Seeks Idea Entrepreneurs

Posted on June 14th, 2016 in Fellowship, Scholarships, We RecommendRespond 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.

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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... 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 w (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ar 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... Read More »

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 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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... 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 communi (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ty 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... 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 pedagogicall (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); y 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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Google Digital News Journalist Fellowship in Reuters Institute

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

Deadline: 17 June 2016 Open to: mid-career journalists from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey Fellowship: programme fees, living allowance of  EUR 1,500 per month travel expenses to the UK


The Reuters Institute is seeking applications for Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships as part of its world renowned Journalist Fellowship Programme (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); based at the Reuters Institute in Oxford. There are two fellowships available for two terms (6 months) starting in either October 2016 or January 2017.

The fellowships will appeal to journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper based on some aspect of either the... Read More »

Reporting Fellowships on HIV and TB Conferences

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

Deadline: 1 June 2016 Open to: print and online journalists, including writers, photographers, videographers, data journalists, social media producers Fellowships: round-trip air tickets to South Africa, visas, hotel costs, local transportation and several meals


The 21st International AIDS Conference will take place in Durban, South Africa, from 16-22 July. The theme, “Access Equity Rights Now,” highlights the unequal access of HIV-positive patients to health (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); care around the world.

Although many gains have been made in treating and preventing the spread of HIV, significant challenges still exist. More than 60 percent of HIV-positive people still cannot access antiretroviral medications. Moreover, marginalized groups—including sex workers, women, young people, GLBT communities, drug users and others—are at an increased... Read More »

Call for Applications: Digital Solitude Program

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

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Open to: journalists, developers/coders, designers, artists and all other creatives and professionals younger than 35 years Fellowship: includes a grant of 1 150 EUR per month; travel expenses for arrival and departure (on a one-time basis)


As part of the Digital Solitude program, each year Akademie Schloss Solitude will be awarding a total of 24 months of fellowships to (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); two to four people in 2016 and 2017. There is a special focus on digital projects in journalism, storytelling, art and cultural mediation, and media art. Young professionals who have an interest in the content of Akademie Schloss Solitude and its interdisciplinary network and are also pursuing independent digital projects can apply for a fellowship. The program will... Read More »

Grants for Reporting on Climate Change

Posted on May 9th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 May 2016 Open to: journalists, freelancers and other expert media practitioners Grant: grants of up to USD 1,000


The Earth Journalism Network is offering reporting grants to support the production of in-depth, previously untold climate change stories in the Pacific Islands.

The Earth Journalism Network is looking to capture these stories and support journalists in opening up the information flow around climate (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); change issues in the region.

Expected story lenghts:

Investigative piece or long form narrative: 2,500 to 5,000 words (can be combined with video, photos, graphics, and/or maps); News article: 500 to 1,200 words; Multimedia package: Video piece 2-6 minutes in length that can be accompanied by possible graphics, photos, text, maps. Eligibility Journalists and other expert media practitioners; Freelancers and... Read More »

Fellowship for Middle East Political Journalist in Germany

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

Deadline: 17 June 2016 Open to: young journalists from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel and Palestine Fellowship: EUR 4,000 to cover a large proportion of the travel costs, board and lodging


In 2016 IJP are offering for the thirteenth time a travel and work fellowship for up to five young journalists from the Middle East to spend a two-month period in Germany. They are doing this in cooperation with governmental institutions, foundations and (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); sponsors in Germany and the Middle East. At the same time, the fellowship is being offered to journalists in Germany, who can apply to spend a two-month period in the Middle East.


Young journalists from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel and Palestine;

A very good knowledge of... Read More »