The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) have recently launched the 2019 edition of their annual World Press Trends report, outlining the range of challenges currently faced by news publishers and media organisations internationally.
Deadline: 13 December 2019
Training Opportunity Candidates of the Thomson Foundation Journalism Now Scholar programme will learn newsgathering, storytelling, and multimedia journalism skills in a five-week programme with the help of internationally renowned journalist, Ewen MacAskill.
15 November 2019 – Lyon, France
The News Impact Summit in Lyon will discuss deepfakes, bots, and improved algorithms, looking into design thinking for tackling misinformation and how audio and video are being used to improve storytelling and take the political debate to new audiences.
28-30 October 2019 – Johannesburg, South Africa
#AIJC19 will be a three day event hosting the best investigative reporters, editors and producers from the African continent and the USA for a diverse programme including 40 panels, training sessions, keynotes and workshops
22/10 DC – 30/10 NY
The IWMF will honour the brave journalists who report on taboo topics, work in environments hostile to women, and share difficult truths at the Courage in Journalism Awards.
Deadline: 10 October 2019
Fellowship The Knight-Wallace Fellowships for Journalists offers mid-career journalists a year of sabbatical study at the University of Michigan to deepen knowledge, develop new ideas, learn new skills, and address challenges facing the journalism industry.
Deadline: 19 September 2019
Mentorship Programme The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is launching a mentorship pilot that will allow early-stage freelance journalists in Europe to pick the brain of an established freelancer and receive their support, advice, and inspiration to boost their career.
Deadline: 25 September 2019
Training Programme The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is inviting journalists to apply to attend a three-day training course on reporting about war crimes trials and other transitional justice topics.
Deadline: 30 October 2019
Fellowship Applications are open for rabble.ca and the Institute for Change Leaders Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship. This fellowship supports emerging writers and journalists who are passionate and engaged in developing unique voices in social change reporting.
Deadline: 16 September 2019
Seminar Applications are open for the 12th annual ASEF Journalists’ Seminar (ASEFJS12) which will take place in Madrid, Spain from December 13th to 14th, 2019. ASEFJS12 will explore how a trust-based approach to reporting can be adopted by news media organisations and journalists.
11-15 July 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland
This conference brings together professionals and students in science journalism and science writing from around the world to exchange ideas and skills, to build networks and so to foster quality science journalism and collaboration on a global scale.
Deadline: 12 June 2019
Job Opportunity The project manager in the grants team will organise high-level conferences on development journalism, gathering a large number of participants from Europe and abroad. Primary responsibilities will include putting together programme strategies, liaising with speakers & participants, and facilitating all the necessary logistics.
Deadline: 23 June 2019
Fellowship Applications are now open for Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) fellowship program that will allow successful applicants to attend and cover the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).
Deadline: 11 July 2019
Fellowship The MJ Bear Fellowship identifies and supports digital journalists under 30 whose work represents the best of digital news. In 2019, Online News Association will select six fellows from around the world who are up-and-coming journalists and leading innovative digital journalism projects.
Deadline: 12 April 2019
Summer School This year’s Summer School will offer the opportunity to around 25 journalists and media practitioners from all over the world to step out of their daily routines and dive into an interactive learning environment in Florence at the European University Institute.
Deadline: 1 April 2019
Fellowship The Google News Initiative Fellowship connects students who want to explore the intersection between journalism and technology with news organisations. In 2019 the European Journalism Centre offers 40 fellowship placements in 11 European countries.
16 January 2019, Brussels, Begium
The folk at Media Diversity Institute are hosting their 20th anniversary event. Join them for an evening of debate and celebration as they assess the challenges of reporting on religion in the current media landscape.