Call for Applications: AP-NORC Journalism Fellowship on the Economics Of Aging And Work

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, in partnership with The Associated Press Media Editors (APME) and with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation currently invites applications for its Journalism Fellowship on the Economics Of Aging And Work. This fellowship program is designed to address the need for more journalists with the skills required to do research-based enterprise reporting. Eligibility Criteria Applicants: Must be a … [Read more...]

Apply for Uncovering Asia Fellowships and attend the Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in Nepal

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The Uncovering Asia Programme currently invites applications from the journalists from across Asia and around the world for the fellowships to travel to and attend its Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference, in Kathmandu, Nepal (September 23-25, 2016). The three day conference brings together an extraordinary group of top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts. The conferences, held every two years, are well-known for … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in MDLI East Africa Freedom of Expression Litigation Surgery

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) is seeking applications from lawyers based in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi to participate in a forthcoming litigation surgery on the right to freedom of expression that will held in Kampala, Uganda from 8 - 11 August 2016. All applicants are required to submit for discussion and workshopping a current or potential case involving a violation of the right to freedom of expression. Objectives To identify and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards!

 Deadline: 26 April 2016 Applications are open for the African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Awards in order to raise the profile of Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Africa by recognizing the important role with professional media practitioners and citizen journalists play in the environmental discourse. Objectives To propagate the African narrative on Climate Change in environmental discourse. To motivate journalists and media houses in Africa to … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2016: CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) are currently inviting proposals for its CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism with an aim to investigative reporting despite the difficult conditions under which they often have to operate. Award Categories The Call is divided into two categories: Professional journalists (4.000 EUR) Young professional journalists(1.000 EUR) Eligibility … [Read more...]

Apply for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism: Supporting Business & Economic Stories!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, a new initiative established at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism is currently accepting applications for its McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, whose aim is to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Tomorrow’s News Programme for Applicants from Developing Countries

Deadline: 2 May 2016 Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants from developing countries for its new programme entitled "Tomorrow's News" open for media outlets that are committed to high quality journalism and that want to produce strong digital content that increases their reach and impact but which are uncertain what kind of content will work best, and how to produce it on a tight budget. The programme will draw on the latest knowledge on media trends from the Reuters Institute for … [Read more...]

Kurt Schork Memorial Fund: Seeking Journalists for International Journalism Awards 2016

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is currently inviting applicants for its 2016 awards in international journalism, that seeks to illuminate the human condition through courageous reporting of conflict, corruption, human rights transgressions and other fundamental issues of the day. KSMF invites freelance journalists everywhere to enter the 15th annual edition of the awards, established in 2002 to honour American freelance journalist Kurt Schork, who was killed in 2000 … [Read more...]

International Women’s Media Foundation: African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative

Deadline: 15 June 2016 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting applications from women journalists from across the globe for its African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative. This program is funded $ 5 million by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and is designed to support journalists interested in pursuing stories that go beyond the well-established path of political instability, armed conflicts, and humanitarian crisis in the region. Over the next four years, the … [Read more...]

Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund – United States

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund will provide production grants totaling $195,000 to be used in the creation of original, independent documentary films that illuminate pressing issues in the United States. Grants will be made to up to 12 projects that tell a compelling story and focus on one of Pare Lorentz's central concerns—the appropriate use of the natural environment, justice for all or the illumination of pressing social problems. The fund supports full-length … [Read more...]