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February 22, 2024

Student Press Freedom Day 2024

SEJ partners in this annual day of action which elevates and amplifies the significant challenges faced by student journalists, and celebrates their great successes. The 2024 SPFD theme is "Bold Journalism & Brave Advocacy." Sign up for email updates to get first access to events, talking points, a toolkit and more.

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November 29, 2022

Freelancing FAQs: An Interactive Workshop

Science Writers and Communicators of Canada is bringing together freelancers from across Canada to share their expertise on everything from finding clients and setting rates, to pitching stories, to managing time effectively. 12-1pm ET. Cost: $15 Members & $30 Non-Members.

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November 29, 2022

The Climate Lens: A Workshop for Screenwriting in the Age of Climate Change

The Writers Guild of America, East and Good Energy invite you to this virtual workshop demonstrating how, by applying a climate lens, writers can unlock touching, funny and surprising portrayals, from brief mentions to climate themes — all backed by climate science and the emotional and lived realities of the climate crisis. 6-7pm ET.

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December 1, 2022

Webinar: How To Cover the Illegal Wildlife Trade

In Mongabay's latest webinar, expert panelists who have worked with National Geographic, the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and more will discuss cybercrime and online marketplaces, poaching, pandemic effects, legal loopholes and other important topics related to the illegal wildlife trade. 11am ET.

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November 29, 2023

The 2023 Business Refresh With The Writers' Co-op

TWC is hosting a 75-minute year-end business audit, where you get to celebrate your freelance wins this year, and get clarity on where to take things the coming year. Turn your goals into tactical next steps. Includes TWC's online business planning course and the business audit worksheet. 3:00 p.m. ET on Nov 15 or 29.

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December 7, 2022

Webinars on the Environmental Justice Index: National Tool to Measure the Cumulative Impacts of Environmental Burden on Health

Choose from three dates to learn how to use the new Environmental Justice Index (EJI). The EJI is the first national, place-based tool designed to measure the cumulative impacts of environmental burden through the lens of human health and health equity.

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December 13, 2022

DEADLINE: One World Media's Global Short Docs Forum

GSDF connects filmmakers around the world with international media outlets looking for short docs. Selected from a global call, 16 filmmakers take part in an intensive 4-week training program of online workshops, mentoring, and one-to-one pitch meetings with decision makers. Three grants available. Deadline: Dec 13, 2022.

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November 2, 2022

SEJ Webinar: Better Business – Covering Corporate Climate Solutions

As corporations make major commitments to reducing climate emissions, journalists will need to investigate whether these efforts are contributing to a sustainable future, or simply greenwashing the same old dirty business. Ahead of the COP27 in Egypt, join SEJ and expert panelists for advice on how to cover the role of the business sector in solving the climate challenge. 1-2pm ET.

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November 28, 2023

DEADLINE: Mongabay Internships

Mongabay invites applications for their Spring 2024 internship (Jan 1-Jun 30). Develop your writing and interviewing skills from home by writing six news stories on a variety of conservation and environment topics, with training, mentoring and partial payment (for the final four of the six articles). Apply by Nov 28.

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October 27, 2022 to October 31, 2022

The International Indigenous Salmon Seas Symposium and Press Conference

The Symposium brings together 35 Indigenous peoples, knowledge-keepers and invited guests from the three great salmon seas: the Salish Sea, Alaska, and the Russian Far East to begin a new era of collaboration and communication among the Salmon Peoples of the Pan-Pacific.

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