Entry opens for Thomson Foundation’s Young Journalist Award

DEADLINE: AUGUST 9, 2024 — The Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award is currently open to applications from journalists.

The Young Journalist Award recognises journalists who demonstrated a rich tapestry of investigative journalism, exposing social issues and holding power to account.

Journalists aged 30 or under on November 25, 2024 are eligible for applications. They must, however, be from and living in countries with a Gross National Income (GNI) per capita of less than US$20,000.

Each entrant must submit three published or broadcast pieces of work produced within the 12 months before the award submission deadline.

Entries can be in any format: print, audio, video, multimedia, or a combination of all four.

The deadline for applications is August 9, 2024.

APPLY HERE

MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA

Howard G. Buffett Fund for female journalists

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

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

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

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 is offering 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 

Call for applications: RCDIJ Africa Fund

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

Mongabay seeks pitches from journalists

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

Unbias the News seeks pitches on underreported stories

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

Merck Foundation’s Africa Media Recognition Awards seek entries

DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2024 — Journalists can submit applications to Merck Foundation’s Africa Media Recognition Awards “More Than a Mother”. APPLY HERE