Wikimedia seeks photographs, videos and audio about Africa

DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2024 — Wiki Loves Africa is an annual public contest where people across Africa can submit photographs, video and audio about their environment.

The 2024 theme for Wiki Loves Africa is Africa Creates. The theme calls for entries that represent the process of creation or manufacture, and not on the final product itself.

For the International Prize Categories, 1st to 3rd prize winners in photography will get $1000, $900, and $800, respectively.

Audio prize is $800, Narrative video prize is $1,000, Reportage video prize is $1000, Clip video prize is $200, and Jury Prize is $800

The deadline for entries is April 30, 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

Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award seeks science journalists

DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2024 —  The 2024 Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award is open to mid-career science journalists anywhere in the world. APPLY HERE

Apply for Tejumola Olaniyan Creative Writers-in-Residence Fellowship

DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2024 — Africa Institute wants creative writers to apply for the 2024 Tejumola Olaniyan Creative Writers-in-Residence Fellowship. APPLY HERE