Latin America

LADY PHOTOGRAPHERS IN LATIN AMERICA (workshop, September 15) by Bear Guerra

Via Women Photograph:

“This four-day workshop for women and non-binary photographers will involve skills-building sessions, artist talks, portfolio reviews, and hostile environment training.

December 12-15, 2019
Quito, Ecuador
Registration Fee: $80 USD
Travel stipends available.”

DEADLINE: September 15.

https://www.womenphotograph.com/workshop-2019

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LATIN AMERICAN JOURNALISTS INTERESTED IN CLIMATE ISSUES (fellowship, August 28) by Bear Guerra

Via International Center for Journalists:

“ICFJ will offer fellowships for two journalists from Latin America to improve their digital skills in environmental issues and their effects on society.

The 2019 Douglas Tweedale Memorial Fellowship will take place Oct. 7 to 19. Fellows will meet with area investigative journalists, environmental experts, and participate in short embeds with media outlets specializing in environmental coverage.

The selected journalists will conduct reporting based on a specific project or objective that they have proposed in their application

Applicants must be fluent in Spanish and proficient in English and work at a news organization or as a freelance journalist based in the region.”

DEADLINE: August 28.

https://www.icfj.org/our-work/douglas-tweedale-memorial-fellowship

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ASPIRING JOURNALISTS AND EDITORS INTERESTED IN SOUTH AMERICA (internship, September 7) by Bear Guerra

Via Andean Information Network:

“Intern is responsible for collaboratively researching, writing and editing updates and reports issued by AIN; maintaining the AIN website and social media pages; and assisting with periodic grant requests and reports. Applicants must be committed to moving to Cochabamba, Bolivia for a minimum of 6 months or one semester.
START DATE: Fall 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 SUPERVISOR: AIN Director, Kathryn Ledebur
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist Director to research, write, and edit political analysis and updates
• Stay up to date on Bolivian news by skimming local newspapers nearly every day and sending
relevant content to Kathryn or posting on social media
• Dynamically maintain and update the AIN website and social media pages
• Assist Director in implementing strategies to cultivate new and current donors
• Assist in writing grant proposals and narrative reports to donors if necessary
• Other tasks as assigned by the Director
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Fluent English speaker or native speaker proficiency
2. Near-fluency in Spanish, especially skills in reading and writing
3. Commitment to human rights and socioeconomic justice
4. Interest in recent political events in Bolivia and drug policy issues
5. Interest and ability to live in Bolivia and commit to working at AIN for a minimum of 6 months
6. Excellent writing and editorial skills required as well as the ability to write collaboratively
7. Strong computer skills required, previous experience with website management, web hosting, and
mailing systems is highly desired although not required
8. Flexibility and initiative; ability to work in a fast-paced office environment; analytical and problem-
solving skills
RESTRICTIONS:
• Agreement to not publish articles or other information independently or through other organizations or publications during the contract period
• Commitment to work exclusively at the organization during the contract period
To apply, please send your resume and an English writing sample to Carolina Gálvez: cgalvez@ain-bolivia.org.”

DEADLINE: September 7.

http://ain-bolivia.org/2019/07/apply-to-be-an-ain-intern/

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