19 media and journalism opportunities you can still apply for in February

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In this post, we have been able to put together 19 media and journalism opportunities you can still apply for in February 2023 and even beyond.

It is that time again when you get to dust your CVs/resumes, write application essays etc. for any of these wonderful media opportunities that can define your career for the year 2023.

Check them below;

Vacancies for health journalists

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 7, 2023— A leading Nigerian newspaper seeks excellent health journalists for these positions: Correspondent, Senior Correspondent, and Features Writer. APPLY HERE

 

International prize for Contemporary African Photography seeks entries

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 7, 2023 —The 2023 international prize for the Contemporary African Photography (CAP) is currently open for entries. APPLY HERE

 

CJID seeks media houses for election coalition

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 8, 2023 —The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) seeks credible and passionate media houses to form a media coalition for the 2023 general elections. APPLY HERE

 

One World Media awards celebrate underreported stories

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 9, 2023 — The 2023 One World Media (OWM) Awards is currently open to entries on underreported stories from around the world. APPLY HERE

 

Conservation reporting fellowship for environmental journalists

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2023— Aspiring and early-career environmental journalists can apply for Mongabay’s Y. Eva Tan Conservation Reporting Fellowship Programme. APPLY HERE

 

House-to-house on investigative reporting desk for media organisations

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2023 —The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) seeks news media organisations to create investigative reporting desks. APPLY HERE

 

Code for Africa seeks Insights Editor

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2023 —Code for Africa (CfA) is hiring a full-time Insights Editor to coordinate data-driven investigative reports and analysis. APPLY HERE

 

Grants available for stories on marine pollution

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2023 — The Earth Journalism Network (EJN), through its Ocean Media Initiative, is offering grants for stories on marine pollution. APPLY HERE

 

BBC News Komla Dumor Award for African journalists

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 14, 2023 — African journalists living in Africa with excellent journalism skills can apply for the BBC News Komla Dumor Award. APPLY HERE

 

UNESCO’s press freedom prize opens for applications

DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15, 2023 — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) seeks nominations for 2023 UNESCO /Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. APPLY HERE

 

Apply for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2023 — Journalists based in any African country can submit entries for the 2023 pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE

 

Logan Science Journalism Programme opens for applications

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2023 — The Logan Science Journalism Programme (SJP) is open to professional science journalists, writers, editors, producers and broadcast journalists. APPLY HERE

 

Report for the World seeks independent news organisations

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 20, 2023 — Report for the World wants independent news organisations to join its network. APPLY HERE

 

New York University offers reporting award

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 21, 2023 — The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University (NYU) invites applications for its reporting award. APPLY HERE

 

Photographers can apply for revolutionary storyteller grant

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 21, 2023 —The nonprofit Photographers Without Borders (PWB) seeks photographers to submit entries for its Revolutionary Storyteller Grant. APPLY HERE

 

Fellowships for 2023 Global Investigative Journalism Conference

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2023— Journalists in developing or transitioning countries are eligible for fellowships to attend the Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC). APPLY HERE

 

Global Shining Light Award honours investigative journalism

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2023 — The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) is now accepting submissions for the Global Shining Light Award. APPLY HERE

 

NAMIP’s sustainability challenge seeks Nigerian media organisations 

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2023 — The Nigeria Media Innovation Programme (NAMIP) wants independent Nigerian media organisations to apply for its Sustainability Challenge. APPLY HERE

 

Award for financial and business journalists in Africa 

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2023 — Financial and business journalists in Africa can apply for the Sanlam Group Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism. APPLY HERE

 

ROLLING APPLICATIONS

Communications Intern needed at Africa No Filter

Africa No Filter is looking for a recent graduate to join its team as a Communications Intern. APPLY HERE

 

Bootcamp on audio storytelling 

Students and entry level journalists can apply for this two-day bootcamp on audio storytelling. APPLY HERE

 

O’Shaughnessy Fellowships offer innovative creators up to $100,000

DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE

 

Wall Street Journal seeks Africa Bureau Chief

The Wall Street Journal wants an energetic, experienced and ambitious journalist to lead its coverage of Africa as a Bureau Chief. APPLY HERE

 

Social Voices wants pitches on health technologies, health and development

Social Voices invites journalists to submit pitches on how initiatives that are tackling a health or development challenge. APPLY HERE

 

The Pulitzer Center seeks an Investigations Editor

The Pulitzer Center is seeking an Investigations Editor to head its new Oceans Investigations initiative. APPLY HERE

 

Pulitzer Centre will fund investigative stories on science misinformation

DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Centre is offering grants for in-depth and investigative stories related to science misinformation, science denial, and the spread of pseudoscience. APPLY HERE

 

Thomson Reuters needs a correspondent in Abuja

Thomson Reuters seeks to employ a talented and energetic correspondent to cover politics and general news in Abuja, Nigeria. APPLY HERE

 

Vacancy for a media advisor at SERAP

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is hiring a Media Advisor to help design and produce creative content. APPLY HERE

 

Earth Island Journal seeks writing on environmental issues

DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Earth Island Journal seeks writers from around the world to submit pitches on environmental issues. APPLY HERE

 

Grant for COVID-19, vaccines, global health inequities stories

DEADLINE: ROLLING — Journalists can apply for the Pulitzer Center’s COVID-19, Vaccines, and Global Health Inequities grant. APPLY HERE

 

Grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa

DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals should focus on issues such as water and sanitation, land degradation and coastal erosion, education, maternal health, and climate resilience. APPLY HERE

 

Pulitzer Center offers global reporting grants

DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change. APPLY HERE

 

Pulitzer Center offers data journalism grants

DEADLINE: ROLLING —Journalists around the world can submit proposals for innovative data journalism projects that spotlight underreported issues. APPLY HERE

 

Grants for stories on climate change, work

DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Centre seeks applications for a new reporting initiative focused on climate change and its effects on workers and work. APPLY HERE

 

Gender equality grants at Pulitzer Center

DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting seeks to offer gender equality grants for investigative data-driven projects. APPLY HERE

 

Mongabay seeks stories about Africa

Mongabay invites proposals from journalists for conventional news stories, in-depth features, investigative reports, profiles, and case studies. APPLY HERE

 

Paid reporting opportunity on carbon offsets

DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE

 

Journalism courses available at Thomas Foundation

Thomas Foundation’s Journalism Now is an online hub for interactive courses. The courses offer journalists an opportunity to level up their skill set. APPLY HERE

 

Training on how to tell better stories about Africa

Thomson Foundation, in partnership with Africa No Filter, invites journalists to enroll for a course on how to tell better African stories. APPLY HERE

 

Free counselling session for journalists to address mental health

Journalists can apply for this free counselling session to address their mental health. APPLY HERE

 

Attendance fellowships open for Science Journalism Forum

DEADLINE: ROLLING — Science journalists, writers publishers, scientists, students, and academia can attend 2022 virtual science journalism forum (SJF). APPLY HERE

 

Unbias the News seeks underreported stories

DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE

 

The Continent seeks pitches on justice (US$200 per story)

The Continent newspaper invites writers and journalists to submit pitches about organisations and individuals facilitating access to justice. APPLY HERE

 

Local news outlets can apply for financing from MDIF:

Local news outlets across the globe can apply for financing from the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF). APPLY HERE

 

Call for applications: RCDIJ Africa Fund

DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE

 

IWMF: Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists:

DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists is open for applications from woman-identifying journalists around the world. APPLY HERE

 

Women journalists can submit pitches on environmental issues in Africa

The African Women in the Media (AWiM) seeks pitches on the gendered aspect of environmental issues in Africa. APPLY HERE

 

Research reporter needed at The New York Times

The New York Times seeks a Research Reporter for a one-year contract full-time and paid position in Dakar, Senegal. APPLY HERE

 

Reporters, associate editor, others needed at Prime Progress

Prime Progress is hiring the following: Audience Development and Social Media Lead, Associate Editor/Analyst, New desk lead and Reporters. APPLY HERE

 

Rest of World seeks story pitches from Africa

Rest of World covers local stories with global relevance that explore the impact of technology on people and institutions outside the Western bubble. APPLY HERE

 

 

MORE MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA

Fellowship for journalists covering trauma and its impacts

DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2023 — Staff and freelance journalists across the world with a record of covering trauma and its impact on individuals, families or communities can apply for this fellowship. APPLY HERE

 

Apply for programme on business and economic journalism

DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2023 The Global Business Journalism programme is currently open for applications. The programme focuses on business and economic journalism. APPLY HERE

 

Apply for African Prize for Investigative Journalism

DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2023 — Print, digital, and broadcast journalists can apply for the African Prize for Investigative Journalism (PAJI) which will hold in Senegal on April 26, 2023. APPLY HERE

 

Apply for Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award

DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2023 — The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University invites applications for the 2023 Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award. APPLY HERE

 

Apply for 2023 Courage in Photojournalism Award

DEADLINE: MARCH 3, 2023 — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently accepting applications for the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. APPLY HERE

 

IWMF seeks nominations for Courage in Journalism Awards

DEADLINE: MARCH 3, 2023 — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is now accepting third-party nominations for its annual Courage in Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE

 

CCNow Journalism Awards for climate journalists

DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2023 — Climate journalists worldwide are invited to submit entries for the 2023 Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE

 

Grants for media projects on democracy

DEADLINE: MARCH 20, 2022 — The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is offering grants to civic organisations, associations, and independent media working for the goals of democracy. APPLY HERE

 

Public Eye Investigation Award seeks projects on people’s and environmental rights violation

DEADLINE: MARCH 24, 2023 — Journalists and staff at NGOs can submit investigative projects on violation of people’s and environmental rights. APPLY HERE

 

Apply for AfroSports writing contest

DEADLINE: MARCH 30, 2023 —Applications are currently open for the 2023 edition of the annual AfroSports Writing Contest. APPLY HERE

 

Master’s degree available on International Media Studies

DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2023 — Graduates from developing and transition countries with previous media experience can apply for the International Media Studies (IMS) programme in Germany. APPLY HERE

 

Grants for projects on science, conservation, others

DEADLINE: APRIL 12, 2023 Journalists and other professionals working on projects in science, conservation, storytelling, education, and technology can apply for grants at the National Geographic Society. APPLY HERE