Thomson Reuters seeks medical editor

Journalists with at least three years of experience in medical news can apply for the position in New York.

Thomson Reuters is seeking a medical news editor for Reuters Health. The editor must be able to deliver sharp, insightful and engaging health and medical articles to consumers and doctors on very tight deadlines. The ideal candidate must know both audiences well.

Candidates must be familiar with basic medical statistical methods and current medical literature in a broad range of fields.

For more information, click here.

Deadline approaching: Chicago Tribune internships

University juniors and seniors and graduate students can apply for the program.

The Chicago Tribune is accepting applications for its summer internship program. Paid interns will work 40-hour weeks for a 12 week session.

Students can apply to work in the following newsroom departments: metro, sports, business, graphics, copy editing, design, photo/video, entertainment, events, social media and lifestyle. The newspaper’s editorial board also offers a part-time, 12-week internship for students interested in opinion writing.

The deadline to apply is Dec. 1.

For more information, click here.

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-16 John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships program at Stanford University.

The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2014.

Each year we select 20 journalists and journalism entrepreneurs from the United States and around the world and bring them together for 10 months at Stanford, in the heart of Silicon Valley. We select fellows who articulate a specific journalism challenge they want to explore in hopes of identifying potential solutions that they will continue to work on beyond their fellowship. Our emphasis is on innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership.

Fellows receive $65,000 plus supplements for housing, child care and health insurance as well as moving and research/equipment expenses.

Are you a candidate? See this site on applying for a JSK fellowship.

For more information on how to apply and an application form, click here.

Thomson Reuters seeks correspondent

Journalists with at least five years of reporting experience can apply for this position.

Thomson Reuters is hiring a correspondent to join its Hong Kong bureau.

The reporter should have a record of breaking news and excellent writing and analytical skills. He or she will also have a general knowledge of companies, financial markets, investment banking and macroeconomics.

Knowledge of Cantonese and Mandarin is essential, as is the ability to translate to and from Chinese. Financial reporting experience at a newswire is a plus.

For more information, click here.

Journalism competition seeks entries

Journalists from the 47 countries in the Council of Europe can submit their work to this contest.

The European Press Prize is an initiative of seven European organizations that aim to encourage journalism of the highest quality in the continent.

The contest will award one applicant in five categories with EUR10,000 each for work that has made a significant impact. Categories are investigative reporting, distinguished writing, commentary and innovation. The fifth is the judges’ special award.

Applicants must submit one article or a sampling from a series of articles, published online or in print. Submitted work must include a synopsis (250 words maximum) describing the theme, impact and public reception of the article(s). The innovation submissions must be accompanied by a statement (500 words maximum) assessing the importance of the achievement.

Works must have been published by a European publication between Nov. 1, 2013 and Dec. 31, 2014.

The deadline is Dec. 31.

For more information, click here.

Magnum Foundation offers photography fellowships for students

Photography students and experienced professionals can apply for this program at New York University.

The Magnum Foundation and the Department of Photography and Imaging at NYU’s Tisch School of the Artsoffer a summer program about photography and human rights.

The six-week program is comprised of three courses and explores multimedia and traditional presentation strategies for documentaries on human rights.

The fellowship covers full tuition for six credits, travel, room and board during the program.

The program is aimed at intermediate and advanced international students, including experienced professionals. Applicants should live and work outside North America and Western Europe.

The deadline is Dec. 4.

For more information, click here.

MarketWatch seeks viral news editor

Experienced editors can apply for a position in New York.

Dow Jones’ MarketWatch is hiring an editor to optimize its reporting for social media. The editor will help set the news agenda and work with the graphics team to build informative infographics and interactive elements to engage readers.

He or she should be familiar with social analytics like Omniture or Chartbeat and understand the tools for new media storytelling, including Vines, gifs and video. Knowledge of web production and HTML is a plus.

For more information, click here.

Thomson Reuters offers internship program

Students or recent graduates with a strong interest in journalism can apply for paid internships.

The Thomson Reuters Global Journalism Internship program is accepting applications for its 2015 summer cycle. Interns will be placed at one of the organization’s international bureaus such as Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, New York, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington. Depending on the location, internships will last six to 10 weeks.

The programs are crash courses in business, political and general news reporting. Every intern will report to a senior editor and be assigned a journalist mentor to provide advice and guidance. They are expected to write regularly and deliver in-depth stories during their assignment.

Interns will receive several days of formal training before they start work. The training will focus on writing skills, journalism ethics and basic financial knowledge.

Candidates should have some prior journalism experience and knowledge of economics, business, law, accounting or computer science. Fluency is in English is required; knowledge of Arabic, German, Mandarin Portuguese or Spanish are desirable.

The application deadline Dec. 1.

For more information, click here.

Investigative reporting contest seeks entries

Emerging journalists can apply for an investigative reporting award of up to US$10,000.

The Investigative Fund offers the I.F. Stone Award in an effort to support graduate journalism students, recent graduates, journalism interns and entry-level reporters.

Reporters based outside of the United States can apply, but the grants go to stories that will appear in U.S. media outlets. However, organizers are also open to co-publishing arrangements in which a story appears both in a U.S. and a foreign outlet.

The winners will receive funding to undertake an in-depth reporting project, editorial guidance, access to subscription-based research services and publishing assistance in print, broadcast or online outlets.

Applicants must submit a resume, story proposal with potential impact, budget estimation, writing samples and references.

The deadline to apply is Nov. 24.

For more information, click here.

Contest recognizes freedom of expression

Journalists, digital activists and other free speech advocates can be nominated for awards.

The Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards honor individuals fighting to speak out in the dangerous and difficult conditions.

Index invites the public, NGOs, and media organizations to nominate individuals in four categories: campaigner, digital activism, journalism and the arts.

Winners will be flown to London to attend the award ceremony in March 2015. In addition, they will be invited to join a fellowship program to train them and help them amplify their work for free expression.

The nomination deadline is Nov. 20.

For more information, click here.