Opportunities

Africa 2021 Photographer of the Year

Monday, April 12, 2021

Photos depicting African wildlife, landscapes or culture are invited from professional and amateur photographers. Winners will receive cash prizes and participate in the photographic safari in Botswana. Entries open on 1 January 2021 and close at midnight on 31st May 2021. June is set aside for final judging and the winners will be announced in early July 2021.

Funds for Investigative Journalism

Monday, April 12, 2021

The Fund for Investigative Journalism provides grants and other support for reporters to produce high-quality, unbiased, nonpartisan investigative stories that have an impact.
Freelance journalists, staff reporters and media outlets are eligible for grants, and their investigations can be for print, online or broadcast stories, books, documentaries or podcasts.
We provide three types of grants:

The Create Fund

Monday, April 12, 2021

Shutterstock has launched The Create Fund to support photojournalists, videographers, illustrators, 3D artists and writers focused on diversity, inclusion, social justice and environmental awareness.

Freelance, local journalism contest open [Worldwide]

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Print and online journalists worldwide can apply for an award.
The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund, in partnership with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, organizes the Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism, honoring the work of freelance journalists and of local reporters and fixers in developing countries or nations in transition who often otherwise receive little recognition.

One World Media seeks fellows [Worldwide]

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Journalists and filmmakers interested in telling stories from the Global South can apply for this fellowship.
The One World Media seeks proposals for its fellowship. The program is open to nonfiction media across all platforms: film, print, audio, photojournalism and multimedia.
Twenty fellows will be selected this year, including 10 applicants anywhere in the world and 10 from across Africa.

Global business journalism program in China open [Worldwide]

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

English-speaking journalists worldwide can apply for a global journalism program in China.
The School of Journalism and Communication at Tsinghua University offers a master of arts degree in global business journalism, which seeks to train future journalists who can help the public understand the complexities of global business and the economy.

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