Top media opportunities with deadlines in November 2023

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Journalists and media practitioners in Nigeria seeking to improve their skills and put themselves out there can apply for the following programmes.

  1. Commonwealth Short Story Prize is open for submissions: DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2023 — The 2024 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is now open for submissions from writers. APPLY HERE
  2. Editor needed at MongabayDEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2023 — Mongabay is hiring an editor ahead of its coverage of environmental and conservation news in Africa. APPLY HERE
  3. Fact-checker/researcher, Editor needed at DUBAWADEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2023 — DUBAWA, a fact-checking and verification platform by the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID), is hiring a fact-checker/researcher and an editor. APPLY HERE
  4. Journalists can apply for AIPS Sport Media AwardsDEADLINE: NOVEMBER 4, 2023 —Professional journalists are invited to submit entries for the 2023 AIPS Sport Media Awards. APPLY HERE
  5. True Story Award seeks entries from around the worldDEADLINE: NOVEMBER 5, 2023 — Journalists from all over the world can submit entries for the 2024 edition of the True Story Award. APPLY HERE
  6. Apply for Chevening Scholarship programmeDEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2023 —Applications are currently open for the Chevening Scholarship programme designed to help candidates study in the UK. APPLY HERE
  7. Workshop on trauma-sensitive reportage for journalists and media professionalsDEADLINE: NOVEMBER 10, 2023 — Journalists and media professionals in Lagos state can apply for a 3-day workshop on trauma-sensitive reportage. APPLY HERE
  8. ACES offers scholarships to students interested in editingDEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2023 — The American Copy Editors Society (ACES) is offering scholarships to students who have a passion for editing. APPLY HERE
  9. EJN’s 2024 reporting fellowships seek environmental reportersDEADLINE: NOVEMBER 16, 2023 — Ahead of its 20th anniversary in 2024, the Earth Journalism Network (EJN) has a year-long fellowship programme for environmental reporters. APPLY HERE
  10. Journalists can apply for Rest and Resilience FellowshipDEADLINE: NOVEMBER 19, 2023 The taz Panter Foundation and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) invite applications for the annual Rest & Resilience Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  11. Tickets available for 2023 African Investigative Journalism Conference: Journalists can buy tickets for the 2023 African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) scheduled to hold in Johannesburg, South Africa. APPLY HERE
  12. Kiplinger Fellowship seeks journalists experienced in immigration and migrationDEADLINE: NOVEMBER 27, 2023 — Journalists with at least five years of experience covering immigration and migration can apply for the Kiplinger Fellowship. APPLY HERE



  1. The SolutionsPaper seeks stories related to religious and ethnic extremism: The SolutionsPaper is looking for solutions-oriented pitches on stories related to religious and ethnic extremism. APPLY HERE
  2. Writing fellowship at Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study: The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is accepting applications for its 2024 Writing Fellowship. APPLY HERE
  3. Video editor, graphics designer, digital marketer, other needed at Media Trust: Media Trust Group is hiring video editors, graphics designers, YouTube manager and digital marketing specialists. APPLY HERE
  4. LNJAR offers legal support for journalists and newsrooms worldwide: The Legal Network for Journalists at Risk (LNJAR) is providing legal support to journalists and independent media outlets around the world. APPLY HERE
  5. Sports journalist intern needed at ACLSportsACLSports has an internship for anyone with a passion for sports journalism. APPLY HERE
  6. Senior copyeditor needed at Legit: One of Nigeria’s leading digital media,, is recruiting a senior copyeditor. APPLY HERE
  7. Submit climate solutions pitches: The BBC Future Planet is looking for pitches on climate solutions for its Climate Guardians project. APPLY HERE
  8. Vacancies available at NTA Broadcast Centre in LondonThe Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) International Transmission Centre in London is hiring for these positions: Field Reporter, Anchor Person, Canvasser, and Cameraman/Film Editor. APPLY HERE
  9. Pulitzer Center has grants for data journalism projectsDEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is offering grants for innovative data-driven journalism projects that spotlight underreported issues. APPLY HERE
  10. Tribune Online seeks campus journalist: The Tribune Online seeks a campus journalist to join its team as a volunteer contributor under the organisation’s campus initiative. APPLY HERE
  11. Mongabay is hiring an indigenous news reporterDEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay is seeking an Indigenous News Reporter to help expand its news coverage of Indigenous-led conservation projects and other environmental issues that affect such communities. APPLY HERE
  12. MDIF Ventures wants to invest in growing media companies: 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
  13. Africa No Filter’s fund opens to African storytellersDEADLINE: ROLLING — African storytellers below 35 years can apply for Africa No Filter’s Kekere Storytellers Fund to support their next project. APPLY HERE
  14. Submit investigative story pitches to CCIJ: The Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism (CCIJ) is currently accepting investigative story pitches from journalists. APPLY HERE
  15. Women journalists can apply for IWMF Emergency Fund: Women journalists are invited to apply for the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Emergency Fund. APPLY HERE
  16. Howard G. Buffett Fund for female journalistsDEADLINE: 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
  17. Reporters Shield offers legal protection for investigative reporting: Reporters Shield is a membership programme that provides investigative reporting with protection from legal threats. APPLY HERE
  18. Prime Progress seeks pitches on repressive practices in AfricaPrime Progress is accepting pitches for stories on repressive cultural, religious, and social practices across Nigeria and Africa. APPLY HERE
  19. Social Voices wants pitches on health technologies, health and development: Social Voices invites journalists to submit pitches on how initiatives that are tackling a health or development challenge. APPLY HERE
  20. Mongabay seeks stories about Africa: Mongabay invites proposals from journalists for conventional news stories, in-depth features, investigative reports, profiles, and case studies. APPLY HERE
  21. Free counselling session for journalists to address mental health: Journalists can apply for this free counselling session to address their mental health. APPLY HERE
  22. Women journalists can submit pitches on environmental issues in Africa: The African Women in the Media (AWiM) seeks pitches on the gendered aspect of environmental issues in Africa. APPLY HERE
  23. Rest of World seeks story pitches from Africa: Rest of World covers local stories with global relevance that explore the impact of technology on people and institutions outside the Western bubble. APPLY HERE
  24. Journalists can submit pitches on technology in Africa, others: Rest of World invites journalists to submit pitches about technology in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. APPLY HERE



  1. Journalists can apply for Knight-Wallace FellowshipsDEADLINE: 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
  2. Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in journalism innovation seeks proposalsDEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2023 —The Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship Journalism Innovation seeks proposals relating to journalism innovation. APPLY HERE
  3. Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Programme seeks entriesDEADLINE: DECEMBER 6, 2023 — The Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Programme is currently open for applications for the 2024 programme. APPLY HERE
  4. Journalists can apply for 2024 FASPE journalism programmeDEADLINE: 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