DEADLINE: JULY 11, 2022 —The International Press Institute (IPI) and International Media Support (IMS) seek nominations for 2022 World Press Freedom Hero Award and the Free Media Pioneer Award.
The awards honour exceptional courage and innovation in journalism.
Both awards will be presented during a special ceremony at IPI’s 2022 World Congress in New York City.
The World Press Freedom Hero Award honours journalists who have made significant contributions to the promotion of press freedom, particularly in the face of great personal risk.
The annual Free Media Pioneer Award recognises news or media organizations that have made innovations that have promoted news access or quality, or benefited journalists and the media community, thereby ensuring freer and more independent media in their country or region.
The deadline for nominations is July 11, 2022.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
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Jamlab seeks to build a media database of established independent digital journalism and media organisations in Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
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DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2022 — The African Fact-Checking Awards 2022 seek entries from journalists, journalism students, and professional fact-checkers across the continent. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2022 —Journalists around the world can submit their best science reporting for the 2022 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards contest. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: AUGUST 14, 2022 — Applications are invited for the Stories of Africa, a youth storytelling contest that aims to amplify critical voices from across the African continent. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: AUGUST 15, 2022 — Applications are invited for the 2022 Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship in Investigative Journalism. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: AUGUST 16, 2022 —The National Press Foundation is offering an online conference for journalists who wish to cover rare diseases from October 17-18, 2022. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 10, 2022 —Mongabay is currently accepting applications for its Y. Eva Tan Conservation Reporting Fellowship Programme. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 —Applications are now being accepted for the March 2023 World Press Institute fellowship. Each year, talented journalists apply for 10 fellowship slots. APPLY HERE