GFMD CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY

On October 1, 2020, the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary. To mark the occasion, GFMD will host two online events for members, partners, and friends. The events will offer an opportunity to reflect on the network’s past, look ahead to its future, and to hear from the people and organisations who make up GFMD.

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY PROGAMME OFFICER

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a federally funded, private, nonprofit grantmaking organisation that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Officer to join the International Forum for Democratic Studies. This position is full-time and the candidate will be based in Washington, D.C.

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY PROGRAMME ASSISTANT

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a federally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organisation that works to support freedom around the world, seeks a Program Assistant to support the International Forum for Democratic Studies with work oriented around the subjects of disinformation and emerging technology. 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR PRESERVING AND PROTECTING MEDIA FREEDOM AND PLURALISM (SERBIA)

Deadline: 08 October 2020
Grant The Novi Sad School of Journalism has opened a call for project proposals aimed at strengthening the capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) to contribute to preserving and protecting media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans. The call for proposals is open to civil society organizations in Serbia dealing with media, education, human rights and gender equality programs. Priority will be given to projects in which there is a partnership with other civil society organisations.

UNDP CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO PROMOTE ALTERNATIVE NARRATIVES ON PVE AND TO ADDRESS RELIGIOUS DIMENSION OF COVID19 CRISIS (INDONESIA)

Deadline: 02 October 2020
Grant The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites a proposal from CSO/NGO for its Capacity building for syndication among Islamic media and other religion’s online organisations to promote alternative narratives on PVE and to address the religious dimension of the COVID19 crisis (PROTECT Project).

CALL FOR THE SUBMISSION OF PROJECT FOR THE LOCAL TRANSITION 2021 (TUNISIA)

Deadline: 20 October 2020
Grant The objective of this call for project submission for local transition 2021 is to identify projects that will contribute to the development of Tunisia by creating constructive changes in human rights through the implementation of the local project submitted.

REPORTING ON ILLICIT FINANCE IN AFRICA

Deadline: 04 October 2020
Grant Thomson Reuters Foundation in partnership with the African Centre for Media Excellence is looking for journalists based anywhere in Africa who are motivated to understand how their country could be losing money via illicit means. The mentor programme is a part of the award-winning Wealth of Nations programme run by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in collaboration with some of Africa’s leading organisations promoting excellence in journalism.

INNOVATORS-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM 2020 LOOKING FOR THE BRIGHTEST MINDS (EAST AFRICA)

Deadline: 05 October 2020
Grant The AKU GSMC Media Innovation Centre is looking for the brightest media minds from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to join the 2020 Innovators-in-Residence, a 12-month incubation and accelerator program that provides mentorship, training and coaching to selected media innovators in East Africa. The programme supports pre-formed teams of journalists, storytellers, visual artists, data analytics specialists, photographers, videographers, graphic designers, cartoonists, illustrators, coders, programmers and/or animators who will work as a team to create viable solutions to the pressing challenges of the East African media landscape.

2020 GABO AWARD

Deadline: 05 October 2020
Grant Fundación Gabo is accepting nominations for the Gabo Prize, the most important recognition of journalism in Spanish and Portuguese, to recognise works presented in all journalistic genres and publication media. Text, video, photography, documentary, radio, podcast, graphic works or animations presented by a person or a team may be nominated.

EU INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM AWARD FOR BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA AND KOSOVO

Deadline: 09 October 2020
Grant Applications are now open for submission of investigative articles from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo for the annual EU Investigative Journalism Award. Investigative stories published from January 1 to December 31, 2019, and related to freedom of expression, rule of law, transparency, abuse of power and fundamental rights, corruption and organised crime are welcome to apply.

PREMIO 2020 CLAUDIO WEBER ABRAMO DATA JOURNALISM AWARD (BRAZIL)

Deadline: 01 October 2020
Grant The Cláudio Weber Abramo Data Journalism Award aims to encourage excellence in the use of data by journalists reporting on issues that affect Brazilian society. The award aims to encourage the production and use of open data on topics of public interest in journalism; to encourage active transparency practices regarding the methodology and data sources used in journalistic works; to inspire students and journalists to work with data in their investigations; and to recognise professionals and outstanding works in the field of data journalism.

“JOURNALISTIC INVESTIGATIONS OF 2020” COMPETITION – MOLDOVA

Deadline: 15 October 2020
Grant The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (Germany) and the Independent Press Association (API) of the Republic of Moldova are launching a competition to award well-documented journalistic investigations by journalists or groups of journalists from the Republic of Moldova, for stories published between October 16, 2019 – October 15, 2020.

CHIEF OF PARTY FOR LIBERIA MEDIA SUPPORT PROJECT

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy IREX, an independent nonprofit organiSation dedicated to building a more just AND inclusive world, seeks qualified Chief of Party candidates for a media support project in Liberia. The Chief of Party will be based in Monrovia and will oversee all project aspects and ensure that objectives are met on time and within budget.

INTERNET GOVERNANCE AND POLICY SENIOR ADVISOR

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy The Technical Expert/Senior Advisor for Internet Governance and Policy will serve in a key leadership position in the Global Internet Freedom initiative, providing guidance and support to the Chief of Party and a global Consortium of partners, as well as coordinating and driving the achievement of key internet governance and policy goals.

GLOBAL INTERNET FREEDOM DIGITAL SAFETY ADVISOR

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy The Technical Expert/Senior Advisor for Digital Safety will serve in a key leadership position in the Global Internet Freedom initiative, providing high-level guidance and support to the Chief of Party and a global Consortium of partners, as well as coordinating and driving the achievement of global digital safety objectives.

INTERNEWS LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN EXTERNAL EVALUATOR

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy Internews’ Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) team is seeking an external evaluator. The external evaluator will assess the performance and success of the LAC regional project, funded by the US government, with a focus on promoting and enabling environment for online freedom of expression.

INTERNEWS TUNISIA SEEKING PROJECT MANAGER

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy Internews is seeking a Project Coordinator for a media support project in Tunisia. The Project Coordinator will assist the implementation on the ground, including coordination with the local media outlets, journalists, local partners, providing support for trainings and conferences, and providing support for donor reporting.