Through its training programs, the IWMF offers a variety of opportunities for women in the news media. On this site, we also share opportunities offered by partner organizations. If you would like to suggest an opportunity to be shared on our website, please let us know via our contact form.


IWMF Opportunities

  • Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first ever funding initiative of its kind, was established with a $4 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. The Fund will support projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives. Applications will be open from March 2 – 23, 2015.

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  • IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards The Courage in Journalism Awards honor women journalists who set themselves apart by their extraordinary bravery. Facing and surviving danger to uncover the truth, they raise the bar for reporting under duress.
    We also recognize the pioneers who kicked down barriers to make it possible for women all over the world to find their voices and make them heard. Lifetime Achievement Award winners persevered, opening doors for future generations to make a difference.

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  • IWMF Internship Program The IWMF offers full-time, unpaid internships for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in gaining first-hand insight into the work of the IWMF and access to a vast international network of women journalists and key players in U.S. and international media.
    Please note that the IWMF can only accept internship applications from candidates who are legally permitted to live and work in the United States.

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  • African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative The IWMF accepted applications from women journalists to participate in one of two international reporting fellowships, both taking place February 13-23, 2015. As part of its African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, the IWMF led delegations of six journalists each to Rwanda and Uganda to cover underreported economic and rural development issues. The deadline to apply for the 2015 reporting trips has passed.

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Other Opportunities

  • IJNet Opportunities for Journalism Fellowships, Jobs & Awards The International Center for Journalists’ website, IJNet, is a unique source for worldwide job opportunities for journalists, journalism fellowships, grants, contests, internships, scholarships and awards. We continually aggregate current postings in multiple languages to provide a comprehensive resource for citizen and professional journalists.

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  • European Journalism Centre Grants The European Journalism Centre runs a grant program that intends to raise awareness about international development issues by having a strong impact on media audiences in Europe. Interested journalists can apply for various grants to set a new and distinctive agenda for development coverage. The grant project is supported by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The next application deadline is February 25, 2015.

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