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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Deadline: 12 October 2020
Grant The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tblisi announces new call for Transition Small Scale project proposals for 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
World News Day 2020 is set to take place on Monday, September 24. The World News Day initiative has been led by the Canadian Journalism Foundation and the World Editors Forum, the network for editors within WAN-IFRA, since 2018. This year, over 120 newsrooms around the world are joining the initiative to highlight the valuable work of journalists.
Deadline: 10 October 2020
Job Vacancy The Media Diversity Institute (MDI) is seeking a Communications Manager who will be responsible for managing a small team of both in-house and freelance contributors and have a chance to play a role in leading the debate on the media’s role in advocating for diversity and advancing social issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.