Start year 2022 with these 20 media opportunities closing in January

media opportunities closing in January

As we are getting ready for the new year, we have compiled, for you, a long list of journalism and media opportunities closing in January 2022.

Here are a few media opportunities you can check and apply for before their deadlines in January 2022.

The application process may be daunting and rigorous, but don’t give in to fear. APPLY for these opportunities before their deadlines.

While trying to improve and boost your career in the new year, don’t forget we recently wrote an article on how to maximise media and journalism opportunities in 2022. You will find these insights handy as the year progresses.

Below are some of these opportunities;

  1. Nominations open for #PreventEpidemicsNaija journalism awards: DEADLINE: JANUARY 2, 2022 —The Nigeria Health Watch seeks nominations for the second #PreventEpidemicsNaija Journalism Awards. APPLY HERE
  2. EJN offers grants on green recovery from Covid-19 pandemicDEADLINE: JANUARY 3, 2022 —The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering reporting grants to support investigative stories on green recovery from Covid-19 pandemic. APPLY HERE
  3. Open call for fiction writersDEADLINE: JANUARY 3, 2022 –Young, versatile and imaginative writers with interest in science fiction can apply for this speculative writing project. APPLY HERE
  4. Investigative reporter needed at Associated PressDEADLINE: JANUARY 7, 2022 –The Associated Press (AP) seeks an investigative reporter to report on the world’s oceans and fisheries. APPLY HERE
  5. Solutions reporters can apply for this fellowshipDEADLINE: JANUARY 7, 2022 —Climate Tracker, in partnership with One Earth, invites solutions reporters to apply for this 6-month paid media mentorship-fellowship. APPLY HERE
  6. Apply for Michael Jacobs travel chronicle scholarshipDEADLINE: JANUARY 7, 2022 —The Michael Jacobs Foundation for Travel Writing is accepting applications for the 2022 Michael Jacobs Travel Chronicle Scholarship. APPLY HERE
  7. Grants available for Extended Reality Creators in AfricaDEADLINE: JANUARY 7, 2022 –Africa No Filter, in partnership with Electric South, Imisi 3D and Meta, invites Extended Reality Creators to apply for grants of up to $30,000. APPLY HERE
  8. Data journalists can apply for Sigma AwardsDEADLINE: JANUARY 7, 2022 – Data Journalists from around the world are invited to apply for the 2022 Sigma Awards. APPLY HERE
  9. Senior News Editor needed at BBCDEADLINE: JANUARY 9, 2022 – The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is hiring a Senior News Editor in West Africa. APPLY HERE
  10. Mundus Journalism Master’s programme seeks applicationsDEADLINE: JANUARY 10, 2022 —Applications are invited for the 2022-24 Mundus Journalism Master’s programme. APPLY HERE
  11. Apply for 2022 World Press Photo ContestDEADLINE: JANUARY 11, 2022 —Photojournalists and documentary photographers from all over the world can apply for the 2022 World Press Photo Contest. APPLY HERE
  12. GIJN is hiring a ManagerDEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2022 –The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) seeks a proven manager to oversee and coach its multinational team of regional editors. APPLY HERE
  13. Apply for 2022 World Journalist FellowshipDEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2022 –The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University invites applications for the 2022 World Journalist Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  14. Videojournalist needed at Association PressDEADLINE: JANUARY 20, 2022 –The Associated Press (AP) is hiring a talented videojournalist to join its team in West Africa. APPLY HERE
  15. Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African StorytellingDEADLINE: JANUARY 30, 2022 —The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling is currently open for applications. APPLY HERE
  16. Call for nominations for 2022 Hillman PrizesDEADLINE: JANUARY 30, 2022 –The Hillman Foundation seeks nominations from journalists around the world for the 2022 Hillman Prizes. APPLY HERE
  17. Call for submissions: WHO Health for All Film FestivalDEADLINE: JANUARY 30, 2022 —The World Health Organization (WHO) seeks submissions for the second Health for All Film Festival, which promotes global health issues. APPLY HERE
  18. Grants available at Fund for Investigative JournalismDEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2022 —The Fund for Investigative Journalism is offering grants for the production of high-quality, unbiased, nonpartisan investigative stories. APPLY HERE
  19. Call for entries: TRACE Prize for Investigative ReportingDEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2022 —The TRACE Foundation is currently accepting submissions for the 2022 Prize for Investigative Reporting. APPLY HERE
  20. Apply for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism AwardsDEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2022 —The Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards are now open for entries. APPLY HERE

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