THE SCHELL CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MYANMAR RESEARCHER

Deadline: Rolling Basis
Job Vacancy The Researcher will support UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar in conducting research and preparing reports to the UN Human Rights Council and UN General Assembly, as well as articles, presentations and other communications concerning human rights in Myanmar.

BIRN TRAINEESHIP PROGRAMME FOR YOUNG JOURNALISTS

Deadline: 16 October 2020
Traineeship Applications are now open for the BIRN Traineeship Programme. Selected candidates will become full-time members of a newsroom for four months, attending editorial meetings, learning how to pitch ideas, choosing a relevant angle for a story, learning how to cover daily events, how to perform different kinds of interviews, write analyses, and feature stories.

SOUTHERN MOVEMENT MEDIA FUND (ROUND 2) – UNITED STATES

Deadline: 23 October, 2020
Grant Press On is accepting applications for its Southern Movement Media Fund (Round 2), to provide much needed resources to Southern media makers and journalists practicing movement journalism for working alongside their communities, with each other, and with movement partners, to co-create the conditions needed for a quality life.

GRANTS FOR PERSONAL PROJECTS IN THE FIELD OF MEDIA (UKRAINE)

Deadline: 21/10/2020
Grant The House of Europe is currently inviting proposals for Grants for Personal Projects in the Field of Media. This is a grant for your personal media project. A project is any initiative that will help you gain new experiences, pump skills and share ideas with others. 

THE IJ4EU IMPACT AWARD

Deadline: 08/11/2020
Grant With a pot of cash prizes totalling €15,000, the IJ4EU Impact Award celebrates the best investigative journalism carried out by teams collaborating across borders in European Union member states and EU candidate countries. Nominations for the inaugural awards opened on Tuesday, 6 October 2020. An independent jury will select three collaborative, transnational investigations for three prizes, each worth €5,000. The winners will be announced at IJ4EU’s UNCOVERED Conference in early 2021.

MEMBERSHIP IN NEWS FUND

Deadline: 06/11/2020
Grant The Membership in News Fund provides financial and venture support to help news organizations build strong and flexible relationships with their audience members that can drive greater sustainability and impact – and help expand the journalism field’s understanding of what works. Membership Puzzle Project first launched the Membership in News Fund in 2018. Ahead of Membership Puzzle Project’s August 2021 sunset, we’re reopening the fund to support membership development projects. 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SUPPORTING INDIPENDENT MEDIA SERVING GENERAL INTEREST IN SOUTHERN NEIGHBOURHOOD

Deadline: 08/12/2020
Grant European Union (EU) has announced a call for applications to Support Independent Media Serving the General Interest in the Southern Neighbourhood. The global objective of this call for proposals is: to support pluralism, independence and resilience of independent media, which act in the public interest as bulwark against authoritarianism, hate speech and dis-information, and to promote critical thinking and civic-oriented mind-set in the population, thus contributing to the democratic aspirations and resilience in the societies in the region of the Southern Neighbourhood. The specific objective of this call for proposals is: to strengthen the independence of independent media and journalists sewing the public interest.

THE COALITION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN DEVELOPMENT GLOBAL OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

Deadline: 13 November 2020
Job Vacancy The Coalition for Human Rights in Development is seeking a Global Operations Coordinator to support its programmatic work by carrying out key administrative tasks for its small but growing secretariat as the administrative backbone of the Coalition’s expanding work with frontline communities.

DW AKADEMIE SEEKING MEDIA CONSULTANT AND TRAINER FOR UGANDA

Deadline: 15 October 2020
Job Vacancy DW Akademie, Deutsche Welle’s international center for media development, journalism training and knowledge transfer, is currently seeking a freelance Consultant and Trainer based in Uganda to support the development and implementation of training programme curricula for election reporting for upcountry and local radio stations.

EARTH JOURNALISM NETWORK SEEKING REGIONAL RESEARCHER

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is seeking several regional media researchers to advance our understanding of how media stories lead to positive changes, such as changes in public policy, halting pollution or destructive development projects, or instances of collective action in at least 6 countries, including India, Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: GRANTS FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING ON ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME IN EAST AFRICA

Deadline: 19 October 2020
Grant Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is offering journalists from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda reporting grants of up to $2,000 to produce investigative stories that dig deep into the illegal wildlife trade and environmental crime in East Africa and beyond. This opportunity is part of EJN’s East Africa Wildlife Journalism project, which aims to boost coverage of conservation and wildlife issues in the region and is supported by funding from the US Department of the Interior and the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

PEOPLE IN NEED: CALL FOR SELECTION OF REGIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS (GEORGIA)

Deadline: 11 October 2020
Grant People in Need (PIN) looking for local organisations that are interested learning more about media literacy and non-formal education methodologies, and then share this information in a series of workshops with their members or clients. Selected regional organisations will be trained in media literacy and fight against disinformation using the documentary film methodology. Following successful completion of the training, organisations will have the chance to apply for funds to implement the People in Need’s documentary film and media literacy project in their own municipalities.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SEI ASIA MEDIA GRANTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING

Deadline: 11 October 2020
Grant SEI Asia has announced a Call for Environmental reporting grants for local and regional journalists. SEI Asia will provide six grants to selected local and regional journalists in Asia to showcase impactful stories that highlight critical environmental sustainability issues in the region. Preference is given to early-career, female journalist applicants living in the Mekong Region.

APPLY NOW FOR KNIGHT FOUNDATION COVID-19 RECOVERY RELIEF GRANTS (UNITED STATES)

Deadline: 09 October 2020
Grant The Community Foundation of North Florida (CFNF) has released a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the long-term grant awards to help nonprofit organisations support their new operating model resulting from COVID-19. The Knight Foundation is a national foundation that invests in journalism, the arts, and success of communities where John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers.

NIEMAN-BERKMAN KLEIN FELLOWSHIP IN JOURNALISM INNOVATION

Deadline: 01 December 2020
Grant The Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation brings individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation. The fellowship is collaboration between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard.

INTERNEWS HIRING DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES FOR MYANMAR

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy The Director of Programs is a senior member of staff in Internews’ Myanmar office and is responsible and accountable for the delivery and reporting of relevant projects across the Myanmar project portfolio. This demanding role has direct oversight of the Program Management Unit and the Monitoring and Evaluation team.

INTERNEWS SEEKING NEPAL MEDIA ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy Internews is seeking a Media Engagement Specialist for a potential USAID-funded media and civil society initiative in Kathmandu, Nepal. This position will coordinate closely with program-supported media outlets and develop their technical capacity and financial sustainability and link them with civil society organizations.

CHEVENING AFRICA MEDIA FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP: APPLY NOW!

Deadline: 03 November 2020
Grant Applications are open for The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) that aimed at mid-senior level African professionals with demonstrable leadership skills in their fields, which may include public servants working in areas of media policy and regulatory frameworks, or media professionals such as journalists.

CHEVENING’S SOUTH ASIA JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP (BANGLADESH, INDIA, PAKISTAN, SRI LANKA, OR MALDIVES)

Deadline: 19 October 2020
Grant The Chevening is inviting applications for its South Asia Journalism Fellowship (SAJP) that is aimed at mid-career journalists from South Asian countries including Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives.