16 media and journalism opportunities closing in October

16 media and journalism opportunities closing in October, 18 media & journalism opportunities to apply for in September, 12 media & journalism opportunities to apply for in April, 14 media opportunities with deadlines in October, media opportunities this April, Nine media opportunities with deadlines in August

This article is for journalists and media practitioners looking for media and journalism opportunities closing in October 2023.

If you fall into this category of media practitioners, we’ve got a long list of opportunities to look out for before their deadlines in October 2023 and beyond.

  1. ACDJ’s Inequality Reporting Fellowship opens for applicationsDEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2023 —  Nigerian full-time or freelance journalists can participate in the Africa Centre for Development Journalism (ACDJ)’s Inequality Reporting Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  2. 2023 Fetisov Journalism Awards opens for entriesDEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2023— Journalists from around the world are invited to submit entries for the 2023 Fetisov Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE
  3. Tarbell Fellowship seeks journalists interested in artificial intelligenceDEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2023 —Early-career journalists interested in covering artificial intelligence can apply for the Tarbell Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  4. $90,000 Stipend: Wilson Centre offers 9-month global fellowshipDEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2023 — The Wilson Centre invites scholars, practitioners, journalists and public intellectuals to take part in its 9-month flagship international fellowship. APPLY HERE
  5. Journalists can join Oxford Climate Journalism NetworkDEADLINE: OCTOBER 2, 2023 — Applications are open for the six-month Oxford Climate Journalism Network (OCJN) that supports a global community of reporters and editors. APPLY HERE
  6. Radcliffe Fellowship programme seeks proposals from journalists, othersDEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2023 — The Radcliffe Fellowship programme seeks proposals that confront pressing social and policy issues and engage audiences beyond academia. APPLY HERE
  7. Fellowship for advanced humanities research at NHCDEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2023 — The National Humanities Centre (NHC) has a fellowship designed for scholars engaged in advanced humanities research. APPLY HERE
  8. FT Africa Journalism Fellowship with One World Media: DEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2023 — One World Media and the Financial Times (FT) have a fellowship for a mid-career journalist from Sub-Saharan Africa. APPLY HERE
  9. Public Audit Media Fellowship seeks applications from Nigerian journalistsDEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2023 —The Paradigm Leadership Support Initiative (PLSI) wants to strengthen public audit practices and accountability in Nigeria. APPLY HERE
  10. McGraw Fellowship offers $15,000 grants to business journalistsDEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2023 —The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is offering grants of up to $15,000 to business journalists. APPLY HERE
  11. 2024 MPIL Journalist in Residence Fellowship seeks applicationsDEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2023 — The Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law invites applications for its 2024 MPIL Journalist in Residence Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  12. Elevate Scholarship programme aims to strengthen news businessDEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2023 — The Elevate Scholarship programme, supported by the Google News Initiative, is designed to strengthen the future of the news business. APPLY HERE
  13. Apply for Sulzberger Executive Leadership ProgrammeDEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2023 —The Sulzberger Executive Leadership Programme trains leaders of news organisations and promising media start-ups to lead innovation and solve strategic business challenges. APPLY HERE
  14. CJID hosts 2023 media and development conference in AbujaDEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2023 — The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) invites applications for the Media and Development Conference 2023. APPLY HERE
  15. Kamal Adham Fellowship for television and digital journalismDEADLINE: OCTOBER 26, 2023 — Journalism and mass communication graduates, as well as professionals in mid-career television and digital journalism positions, can apply for this fellowship. APPLY HERE
  16. Journalists can apply to Dart Centre’s early childhood reporting instituteDEADLINE: OCTOBER 25, 2023 —The Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma is hosting a four-day early childhood reporting institute. APPLY HERE