Photographers and visual storytellers can now apply for The Bigger Picture, a photo competition hosted by the Thompson Reuters Foundation.
The photo competition is open to anyone with a passion for turning the lens on the real lives behind the headlines, and an ability to capture the most powerful images of the pandemic’s impact on everyday people.
The applicant does not have to be a photographer or a journalist to apply but must be a visual storyteller who captures the untold consequences of COVID-19 on people’s lives and livelihoods.
Winners of the Award will receive photojournalism masterclasses delivered by the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s world-leading trainers.
Participants will hone their existing story-telling skills as well as build on them through tailored workshops and mentoring.
They will also each be offered the opportunity to work alongside the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s news team on a story that will be shared via the Foundation’s global distribution network.
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DEADLINE: ROLLING ― In response to the devastating impact of the pandemic, the Rory Peck Trust has created a dedicated fund to provide practical and financial support to active freelance news journalists whose work and livelihoods have been directly affected by COVID-19. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 12, 2020 ― A national newspaper is looking to engage the services of reporters. This is according to a vacancy placed on page 8 of the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, August 31, 2020. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 ― The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), based in Geneva, is inviting interested photographers to submit their images on nature in support of the restoration of ecosystems. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 ― Maternal Figures is offering support to journalists covering maternal health in Nigeria. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 ― The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers is calling for applications for its 2021-2022 International Fellowship. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 ― Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University is dedicating its next round of Visiting Fellowships to journalism projects that address coronavirus pandemic and the movement for racial justice in the US. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 ― Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) has called for applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its 2020 Journalist of the Year Award. APPLY HERE