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2023 Hillman Prize Contest

The Sidney Hillman Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2023 Hillman Prizes honoring excellence in investigative journalism and commentary in service of the common good. The Hillman Prizes celebrate investigative reporting and...

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Grants for Investigative Stories on Any Topic in Any Medium

The Fund for Investigative Journalism is accepting proposals for grants of up to $10,000 for stories that break new ground and uncover wrongdoing in the public or private sectors. Proposals are due Monday, January 30, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Journalists whose proposals are accepted will be notified (and receive first payment) in March. The …

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2023 Hillman Prize Contest

The Sidney Hillman Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2023 Hillman Prizes honoring excellence in investigative journalism and commentary in service of the common good. The Hillman Prizes celebrate investigative reporting and deep storytelling that exposes social and economic injustice and leads to meaningful public policy change. The 2023 Hillman Prizes will be awarded in the following …

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Enter the 29th Annual Health Care Journalism Awards

General Circulation Journalism Award The NIHCM Foundation Health Care General Circulation Journalism Awards recognize excellence in health care reporting and writing on the financing and delivery of health care and the impact of health care policy. Entry is free. A $20,000 prize will be presented to the General Circulation Award winner. Deadline: January 31 at …

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From ONA: Accessibility Professionals (a11y) Idea Swap Meetup

The Online News Association (ONA) is continuing the popular series of community meetups and idea swaps — both virtually and in person — throughout 2023. Join in on Wednesday, Feb. 8, for the first event of 2023, Accessibility Pros (a11y) Idea Swap.  Participants will dive into accessibility best practices and connect with product leaders, advocates and others interested in …

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INN + PACEs: Trauma Workshop Series — How can you apply PACEs science in your work?

When journalists learn about the science behind trauma, they ask better questions and produce more informed and useful stories for their communities. Join the third in a series of four workshops exploring the science of positive and adverse childhood experiences and the policies and practices of trauma-informed care. You’ll learn how to incorporate this knowledge …

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Interview Opportunity with Dr. Jonathan Watanabe: Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder

Presented by Experts on Camera from SciLine: Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder Dr. Jonathan Watanabe is a professor of clinical pharmacy and a health-policy expert at the University of California, Irvine. He can discuss topics including: Regulatory, geographic, financial, and other barriers to accessing medications for opioid use disorder;Need for enhanced treatment capacity for opioid …

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Deliberative Journalism Project Update and Community Discussion

The Northern Colorado Deliberative Journalism Project (DJP) is focused on improving local journalism and the local information ecosystem, particularly in terms of helping us address our shared problems more effectively. Come meet the growing number of organizations involved, hear updates about the projects initiated during the DJP’s first year, and provide input in our next …

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Apply: Native American Journalism Fellowship

The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is accepting applications for the 2023 Native American Journalism Fellowship through Feb. 10. Selected fellows will build their reporting and interpersonal skills in a digital newsroom experience before, during and after the 2023 National Native Media Conference set for Aug. 10-12 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The 2023 class of fellows will participate …

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Explain This! How Explanatory Journalism Informs and Engages Audiences

Join — for free — in for the Knight Center’s new massive open online course (MOOC), “Explain this! How explanatory journalism informs and engages audiences,” organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with support from the Knight Foundation. During this four-week MOOC, which will be held from January 16-February 12, 2023, students will …

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Students: Apply for the Sheldon Peterson Award for Broadcast Journalism

Sheldon Peterson was an assistant general manager/public affairs director of KMGH-TV in Denver. Peterson moved to Denver in 1938 to become a reporter for The Denver Post. He left Denver briefly to work in Chicago, but returned in 1947 to become news director at KLZ. In 1970, he joined KMGH. Peterson was the Denver Press …

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The Scoop: Tools for Bridging Political Divides

In this month’s edition of “The Scoop,” the Deliberative Journalism Project will present a program about finding common ground between political differences, including exploring a variety of tools, resources, and organizations focused on helping people connect across political divides and work together on our shared problems more effectively. Rescheduled from the original January 18 date because of …

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INN + PACEs: Trauma Workshop Series — Integrating Crime Reporting into a Health Beat

When journalists learn about the science behind trauma, they ask better questions and produce more informed and useful stories for their communities. Join the first in a series of four workshops exploring the science of positive and adverse childhood experiences and the policies and practices of trauma-informed care. You’ll learn how to incorporate this knowledge …

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NAHJ 2023 Emerging Journalists Regional Career Summits

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists invites you to its inaugural 2023 Emerging Regional Journalists Career Summits.  Join NAHJ to prepare for your careers by developing skill sets, and connecting with industry leaders. The summits will be interactive, with engaging sessions in which you will learn how to discover your potential, prepare to market yourself, and receive …

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Enter the National Native Media Awards

The Native American Journalists Association will recognize outstanding coverage of Indigenous communities over the 2022 calendar year through the National Native Media Awards during the 2023 National Native Media Conference at the Delta Hotel and RBC Convention Center in downtown Winnipeg Aug. 10-12.  The annual awards competition recognizes excellence in reporting by Indigenous and non-Indigenous journalists across …

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The Black Press Grant Program

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will provide grant funding to support freelance reporters and producers at Black-owned news outlets. The grants aim to help ensure Black-owned media outlets are resourced with original and innovative coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and its intersections within the nation’s K-12 education system. Journalists and those within Black-owned media …

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United States Journalism Emergency Fund

Requests will be reviewed on an ongoing basis in the order they were received. Learn more by visiting IWMF. The International Women’s Media Foundation has partnered with the Craig Newmark Philanthropies to establish the United States Journalism Emergency Fund to directly support U.S. journalists in need so they can resume work essential to our functioning democracy. Applicants must …

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Watchdog Fund: Support for Colorado Journalists Reporting on Inequities

Colorado journalists and media makers who need access to public records in order to investigate and report on social, economic, racial and other inequities can now find support from a new “watchdog fund” established by the Colorado Media Project. Seeded by The Colorado Trust, the fund will reimburse qualified applicants for money they spend on …

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Emergency Grants for Coverage of Threats to Democracy in the U.S.

Through the Fund for Investigative Journalism, emergency grants are available for investigative stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing in the public or private sectors related to threats to democracy. These can include, for example, investigative stories on barriers to voting, voter suppression, misinformation, political influence in election systems, efforts to undermine the rule …

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Apply to Mentor a Vet

Military Veterans in Journalism (MVJ) is a professional association that creates community for vets, supports their career growth, and advocates for increasing newsroom diversity through hiring more vets. Are you a journalist interested in helping develop the careers of military vets in journalism? If so, apply to become a mentor. You must have three years …

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Apply for a Military Veterans in Journalism Grant

Military Veterans in Journalism (MVJ) offers Journalism Grants for quality stories about issues related to disabilities in the military veteran community. This program helps aspiring journalists grow professionally in their reporting careers and publish quality stories about issues related to disabilities in the military veteran community. Grant amounts vary depending on the story, and start …

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Receive Individual Advice on Your Local Investigative Project

ProPublica‘s Local Reporting Network (LRN), which focuses on supporting local and regional newsrooms to produce journalism that affects their communities, is hosting “Office Hours” so journalists can get advice on shaping a local investigative project.  Sign up through this form and upload a one-page description of the project or ideas you have in mind. You’ll be paired with a …

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