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.

2021 IRE Virtual Conference

Hosted by the Investigative Reporters and Editors, the 2021 IRE Conference will be a virtual event, held from June 14-18. The event will include more than 200 panels, labs and...

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NAHJ 2021 Conference Pre-Training

This year, the National Association for Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) 2021 Pre-Training (June 16 to July 11) and Conference + Career Fair (July 12 to 17) will be a virtual experience...

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Ten Steps to More Inclusive Reporting

Explore ten steps that you and your newsroom can take to produce more diverse, equitable and inclusive reporting.  This session features a Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellows project completed by Melba Newsome,...

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2021 IRE Virtual Conference

Hosted by the Investigative Reporters and Editors, the 2021 IRE Conference will be a virtual event, held from June 14-18. The event will include more than 200 panels, labs and networking sessions during the five day conference. Most sessions will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. MST. Training sessions will be recorded and …

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NAHJ 2021 Conference Pre-Training

This year, the National Association for Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) 2021 Pre-Training (June 16 to July 11) and Conference + Career Fair (July 12 to 17) will be a virtual experience for journalists, technologists and communicators to bring innovative ideas about the industry to life. The event will take place in two parts: Pre-training will be …

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Ten Steps to More Inclusive Reporting

Explore ten steps that you and your newsroom can take to produce more diverse, equitable and inclusive reporting.  This session features a Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellows project completed by Melba Newsome, RJI Fellows Class of 2020-21. Using research and findings from her fellowship, Newsome will outline the necessary steps and lead participants through an evaluation of …

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NNPA 2021 Virtual Convention: Black Press Matters

Register for The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) 2021 Virtual convention, Black Press Matters: Trusted Voice, Resilient Vitality, Transformative Vision, June 23-26, 2021. Attendance is free. NNPA is a trade association of the more than 200 African American-owned community newspapers from around the United States.

2021 Water Journalism Fellowship

Working Colorado Journalists: The Colorado Media Project invites you to join your peers to strengthen your coverage of water in the West. Apply by June 23, 2021. The five-month fellowship features a series of four “Water Fluency for Journalists” workshops presented by Fresh Water News (an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit news service) in addition to coaching …

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SRCCON 2021: Call for Proposals

SRCCON events, hosted by OpenNews, are highly participatory and inclusive, where participants come first so they can can feel comfortable digging into complex problems. The schedule is organized around hands-on sessions, conversations, and workshops focused on the practical challenges that news technology and data teams encounter every day. Session topics come from the community, with …

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NIHCM Foundation Health Care Journalism Grant

The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) is focused on Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration. The NIHCM Foundation is now accepting letters of inquiry for the 2021-2022 funding cycle for its health care journalism grant program. Grants provide funding for health reporting, educational opportunities for health care reporters, or support for documentary films and their …

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NAHJ 2021 Conference & Career Fair

This year, the National Association for Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) 2021 Conference & Career Fair will be a virtual experience for journalists, technologists and communicators to bring innovative ideas about the industry to life. The signature conference will be held July 12-17. The week will include career building and inspiring opportunities like NAHJ’s industry-leading career fair, …

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SRCCON 2021: Hosted by OpenNews

Held virtually August 11-13, SRCCON 2021 is an event for people who want to transform the ways journalism and tech work in their organizations and communities. This is the biggest SRCCON of the year, where people who care deeply about journalism and their communities come together to talk about the technical and cultural changes we …

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NABJ’s 2021 Virtual Convention & Career Fair

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will host its annual virtual convention and career fair on August 18-21, 2021. Navigating a Digital World – United by Mission, Driven by Purpose  #NABJ21 is the premier multiday conference for journalism education, career development, networking, and industry innovation, attracting leaders and influencers in journalism, media, technology, politics, business, health, …

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Seeing the Whole Community: Diversity & Inclusivity Via Design

Communities, readers and audiences want to see themselves reflected in your local news coverage.  Not just through words and stories, but also through the visuals, photos, art and designs in your various print and digital products.  Doing so requires you to look, listen and learn. This session will help editors and reporters visually cover their …

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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.

United States Journalism Emergency Fund

Funding 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 …

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Grant Opportunity: Economic Hardship Reporting Project

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, edits early drafts and, …

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