DEADLINE: OCTOBER 29, 2023 — The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) invites African journalists, researchers, and technologists to the Media Development Hackathon.
The Media Development Hackathon is an exciting opportunity for African journalists, researchers, and technologists to come together and harness the power of technology to address pressing challenges in media development.
This event aims to support and foster creative solutions for issues that impact the media landscape in Africa.
Applicants can only apply as a team and each team should consist of 3 to 5 members, which may include journalists, researcher and technologists.
The deadline to apply is October 29, 2023.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) Ventures wants to invest in young and growing media companies with a positive social impact and potential to scale. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Female journalists around the world can apply for the Howard G. Buffett Fund offered through the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
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
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
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
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2023 — The 2024 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is now open for submissions from writers. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 4, 2023 —Professional journalists are invited to submit entries for the 2023 AIPS Sport Media Awards. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 5, 2023 — Journalists from all over the world can submit entries for the 2024 edition of the True Story Award. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2023 —Applications are currently open for the Chevening Scholarship programme designed to help candidates study in the UK. APPLY HERE