Journalism & Media

October 1, 2014

DEADLINE: Dart Center Ochberg Fellowships in Journalism and Trauma

This Fellowship, a program of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, is designed for senior and mid-career journalists who wish to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. Fellows attend a week-long seminar program, Jan 17-22, 2015, at Columbia University in NYC, including briefings by leading experts in the trauma field and in-depth discussions with journalist colleagues. Apply by Oct 1st.

January 31, 2015

DEADLINE: O'Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

Backed by the resources of Marquette University and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, O'Brien Fellows spend nine months researching, reporting and writing the stories they care most deeply about — stories with the potential to change policies and improve lives. The fully funded fellowship allows newsroom professionals to do the best work of their careers on issues of vital importance while they also mentor the next generation of journalists. Apply by Jan 31, 2015.

November 28, 2014

DEADLINE: R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship

This fellowship, created to reflect the importance that the late Jim Travers attached to his years reporting for Southam News from Africa and the Middle East, will finance a significant foreign reporting project by a Canadian journalist (or non-Canadian holding valid work permit) – a staffer, a freelancer or a graduate student – working in any medium. The fellowship provides $25,000 to cover travel, reporting and research expenses. Apply by Nov 28, 2014.

"Adventures in Press Restrictions in the Olympic Wilderness"

"When I set out to cover the effort to save Olympic National Park’s Enchanted Valley Chalet last week, I thought the toughest part would be the 13-mile hike. Worse, I found after six hours on the trail, was a bizarre blockade on press freedom – the likes of which I’d never experienced outside a military base or murder scene. ..."

Source: Trails & Tides, 09/18/2014
September 25, 2014 to September 27, 2014

Online News Association Conference

If you can’t make it to the ONA Conference and Awards in Chicago, they’ll be live-streaming keynotes and larger sessions, producing two-minute takeaway videos and live-blogging sessions. Sessions displaying a screen icon on the interactive schedule will be live-streamed and some sessions will have audio available afterward.

Fund for Environmental Journalism Announces Summer 2014 Grantees

Thanks to generous funding from the Grantham Foundation, and individual members and friends of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ), we are pleased to announce grants totaling $13,260 to four journalism projects selected in SEJ’s Fund for Environmental Journalism Summer 2014 grant cycle. Next application deadline: Nov 15, 2014. Pictured: FEJ co-grantees Sara Peach (UNC faculty advisor, far right) and the Powering a Nation Newsdesk student reporters (l-r) Zhai Yun Tan, Georgia Ditmore and Alsey Davidson.

September 19, 2014

DEADLINE: Newport Beach Film Festival’s Environmental Film Call for Entries

The 16th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival, Apr 23-30 2015, will spotlight over 350 films from around the world, including short and feature length narrative, documentary, animated and student films. The Newport Beach Film Festival will accept submissions until Sep 19th for its Environmental Film Series, a curated program of films designed to raise awareness of important issues affecting our environment.

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