Workshops and Fellowships

April 7, 2017

Coastal Resiliency in the Face of Environmental Change: Are Current Laws and Policies Flexible for a Changing World?

Oregon Sea Grant and the University of Oregon Environment and Natural Resources Law Center are cohosting this free symposium which will address issues such as ocean acidification, sea level rise, and other climate stressors, their impact on natural resources, coastal infrastructure, and energy development – all through a legal and policy lens. Space is limited, pre-registration by April 3 is encouraged.

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April 3, 2017

DEADLINE: Freelancer Hostile Environment Training

The Pulitzer Center, in collaboration with The New York Times and A Culture of Safety Alliance (ACOS), will cover the costs of industry-approved Hostile Environment/First Aid Training (HEFAT) courses for up to 31 freelance journalists working anywhere in the world. Apply by April 3.

April 11, 2017

DEADLINE: IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

This seven-month International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) fellowship gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists who focus on covering human rights and social justice. Apply by Apr 11, 2017.

April 1, 2017

One-Day Workshop: Covering the Grand River — Covering Any River

The Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University will host a free one-day workshop on Saturday, April 1, for journalists about reporting on river issues such as pollution, wetlands, habitat restoration, water recreation, shoreline development and dam removal. Lunch is included. Enrollment is limited.

March 31, 2017

DEADLINE: Columbia Energy Journalism Initiative

The Energy Journalism Initiative is a program at the Center on Global Energy Policy within Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.  Its mission is to promote quality journalism in energy. For its inaugural year (2017), a three-day seminar, June 20-23, will be held in New York City for approximately 15 energy journalists. Apply by Mar 31.

May 31, 2017

DEADLINE: McCloy Fellowships on Global Trends

The fellowships allow American and German experts from journalism, the public sector, think tanks, nonprofits, law, and cultural organizations to research and assess the most pressing topics on the transatlantic agenda while engaging with their counterparts overseas. The fellowships are designed to enhance broader understanding of key policy issues related to global trends while promoting networking across the Atlantic. $5,000 stipend. Apply by May 31, 2017.

March 20, 2017

DEADLINE: NPF Farm to Table Fellowship

This National Press Foundation  expenses-paid fellowship, May 14-17, 2017, will take U.S.-based journalists to Des Moines, Iowa to learn about food labeling, growing methods, GMOs, pesticide and herbicide use, agriculture research, antibiotics, organics, sustainability and government policy. Deadline: Mar 20.

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March 1, 2017

DEADLINE: National Tropical Botanical Garden’s Environmental Journalism Program

NTBG's Environmental Journalism Program in Hawaii provides specialized working journalists in broadcast, print and online media much-needed information about tropical ecosystems, providing deep background in tropical ecology to enhance the accuracy of reporting on science and environmental issues. Apply by Mar 1.

February 22, 2017

NPF Webinar: Fake News and Alternative Facts in Today’s Media World

The National Press Foundation will host a live webinar on this troubling trend, with speakers including Margaret Sullivan, media columnist for The Washington Post, and others TBA.

February 19, 2017

DEADLINE: Fellowships for the Agora Project in Armenia

Hostwriter and its Armenian partner Youth Alliance via Networking invite 10 journalists to join a temporary newsroom in Armenia, expenses paid, to cover European topics from a cross-border perspective in late March 2017. Deadline: Feb 19.



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