DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2024 — Journalists working in any size newsroom, or who work independently, can submit entries for the Solutions Journalism Network Awards.
The Solutions Journalism Network’s awards programme recognises, amplifies and celebrates the best of solutions journalism.
The awards are open to all platforms including digital, broadcast, print, podcasts and radio.
Eligible entries must have been published or aired between January 1 and December 31, 2023.
Entrants can submit entries for the five award categories.
General Excellence in Solutions Journalism award grants $1,000 to the winning reporter or team.
For the Best of Solutions Journalism in Words, there is one $500 award per newsroom size category (micro, small, medium, large).
The Best of Solutions Journalism in Broadcast offers $500 award per newsroom size category.
The Best of Solutions Journalism in Audio also offers $500 award per newsroom size category (micro, small, medium, large).
The Best of Student Solutions Journalism award grants $250 per winning entry. Up to three entries will be awarded.
The deadline for applications is January 16, 2024.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
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: DECEMBER 1, 2023 — Knight-Wallace Fellowships enable journalists who are eager for growth and deeply committed to the future of journalism to spend an academic year at the University of Michigan. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 6, 2023 — The Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Programme is currently open for applications for the 2024 programme. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 6, 2023 — Journalists from around the world who are creating solutions to journalism’s most urgent problems can apply for this John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 10, 2023 — The Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) Ventures is inviting applications from digital media for it $1m investment fund. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 2, 2024 — Journalism students and early-career journalists can apply for the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2024 — The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognises journalism that uncovers business-related bribery and financial crime. APPLY HERE