Opportunities

Let COLab connect you with all kinds of opportunities — from grants and other revenue options, to training and workshops, to events of all kinds. We’ll let you know when, where and how to sign up.

September TV Data Journalism Bootcamp Online

▪︎ SEPTEMBER 13-14, SEPTEMBER 20-21, SEPTEMBER 22 ▪︎ Investigative Reporters and Editor’s Data Journalism Bootcamp provides a broad foundation in data skills for anyone with beginner to intermediate skills. We’ll...

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Product Strategies for Journalism

▪︎ ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE: AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 19, 2021 ▪︎ A new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is starting soon: “Product strategies for journalism: How to align editorial, audience, business...

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“The Time is Right Now” for Black

▪︎ COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 5:30-7:30 P.M. ▪︎ During the past year, Black residents and Black journalists in Colorado have been talking about what Colorado newsrooms can do to...

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September TV Data Journalism Bootcamp Online

▪︎ SEPTEMBER 13-14, SEPTEMBER 20-21, SEPTEMBER 22 ▪︎ Investigative Reporters and Editor’s Data Journalism Bootcamp provides a broad foundation in data skills for anyone with beginner to intermediate skills. We’ll start with basic spreadsheets and build into SQL, which can help you analyze millions of records. We’ll also cover data cleaning, finding data sources, using …

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Product Strategies for Journalism

▪︎ ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE: AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 19, 2021 ▪︎ A new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is starting soon: “Product strategies for journalism: How to align editorial, audience, business and technology,” organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, in partnership with News Product Alliance, thanks to support from Google News Initiative. …

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RTDNA’s Leadership Retreat: The Year of the Team

▪︎ SEPTEMBER 23-24, 2021 ▪︎ From the Radio Television Digital News Association, RTDNA21 is a brand-new news leadership retreat about community, connection, service and leadership. In 2021, RTDNA is celebrating The Year of the Team with two major pillars: Representation & Resilience. The event will take place in Denver over two days — September 23-24. It’s a chance for current and aspiring …

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Journalism & Women Symposium Annual Conference

Save the date for Journalism & Women Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP). The conference is scheduled for Sept. 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. For more information, visit JAWS.

Broadcaster Training: “Helping Reporters Establish News Sources”

▪︎ REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MON., SEPT. 27TH AT NOON ▪︎ WEBINAR: WEDS., SEPT. 29TH, 10:00 A.M. ▪︎ For a reporter, developing knowledgeable and credible sources in the community is essential to bringing critical information to viewers, listeners and readers who rely on local news to help them make important decisions in their daily lives. So, how …

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Apply: IRE Journalist of Color Reporting Fellowship

▪︎ APPLICATION DEADLIINE: OCTOBER 11 ▪︎ The year-long program is intended to prepare and support a journalist of color for a solid career in investigative reporting, and includes mentorship, registration for #NICAR22 and #IRE22 conferences, a 2022 data bootcamp, IRE membership and access to data services. Fellows will continue to work for their respective company. …

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Lenfest News Philanthropy Summit

▪︎ PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 ▪︎ FREE VIRTUAL EVENT: NOVEMBER 3-4, 2021 ▪︎ The Lenfest News Philanthropy Network is pleased to announce the inaugural News Philanthropy Summit, a new journalism conference completely dedicated to fundraising in news. The Summit will be fully virtual this year, and you’re invited to join in for two …

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Grant Opportunity: Economic Hardship Reporting Project

▪︎ ONGOING OPPORTUNITY ▪︎ Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, and are subject to approval and available funds. The Economic Hardship Reporting Project (EHRP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that produces compelling journalism to raise awareness about income inequality and economic unfairness in America. EHRP helps conceptualize articles, films and other kinds of reporting, …

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Free Mental Health Support for Journalists

▪︎ ONGOING OPPORTUNITY ▪︎ The Journalist Trauma Support Network (JTSN) is a new pilot program of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. The program trains psychologists to care for journalists with occupational stress and trauma, and matches these therapists with journalists in need.  JTSN-trained therapists are accepting referrals for time-limited therapy, at no cost …

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