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June 8, 2021

NOAA/NCEI Climate Normals Webinar

The National Centers for Environmental Information invites you to a webinar, hosted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, on the recently released 1991-2020 Climate Normals. It will focus on the agriculture and energy sectors. 2-4 p.m. ET.

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May 20, 2021

DEADLINE: Facebook Journalism Project for US Writers

Facebook's Journalism Project announces $5 million for U.S. writers creating public interest journalism in their communities. Applications are open for those looking to gain access to this new platform and the services they are offering to build an independent business. Deadline is May 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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May 21, 2021

DEADLINE: Washington Post Magazine Seeks Pitches

Looking for journalists to contribute to a special issue about the diminished state of local and community news in the United States. The final result will be a fall 2021 issue of the Magazine consisting solely of stories that have not been reported on, or are underreported. Deadline is May 21.

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May 13, 2021

How the News Media Can Advance Diversity and Inclusion in 2021 and Beyond

Join the International Journalists' Network for a virtual, solutions-oriented conversation about diversity and inclusion in the media, with Krissah Thompson, Darshna Soni and Selymar Colón, moderated by Gary Younge. 10:00 a.m. ET.

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May 13, 2021

How to Start and Succeed at Freelance Journalism

Tune into a webinar with freelance multimedia reporter Melissa Noel, moderated by International Center for Journalists' Global Forum Community Manager Paul Adepoju. Learn how to pitch across borders, carve out your niche/beats, develop relationships with editors, negotiate contracts, more. 10:00 a.m. ET.

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May 24, 2021 to June 15, 2021

2021 National Pesticide Forum: Cultivating Healthy Communities

Presented by Beyond Pesticides and The Institute for Exposomic Research/Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, the virtual 2021 Forum takes place 6:00-7:30 p.m. ET on May 24, and 1:00-5:30 p.m. ET on June 1, 8 and 15, to discuss confronting health threats, climate disasters and biodiversity collapse with a toxic-free future.

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May 6, 2021

How Vicious Disinformation Campaigns Aim to Silence Women Journalists

Join in a conversation with Filipino-American journalist Maria Ressa and International Center for Journalists' Global Director of Research Julie Posetti to discuss new ICFJ-UNESCO research on online violence as a weapon of disinformation and evolving strategies for fighting back. 10:30 a.m. ET.

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May 18, 2021

SEJ Webinar: Missing Stories — Uncovering Environment-Climate-Religion Connections

When it comes to covering climate change and environmental crisis, journalists are missing a major hook: religion, faith and spirituality. Join us, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, for a discussion on how to find these missing stories and tell them well, including launch of a new fellowship and story grants via SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism.

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May 11, 2021

SEJ Webinar: What Would Real Environmental Health and Justice Look Like?

Join SEJ's all-star panel, ahead of the new White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council meeting on May 13, for a discussion of what's happening in local communities and at the national level, and get story ideas on both the problems and solutions to the challenges of protecting environmental health and equity. 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

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April 29, 2021

Impact Investigations: Environmental Coverage with a Racial Equity Lens

Join the Fund for Investigative Journalism on April 29, 2021 for a free online forum. Hear from several leading journalists, including two of their grantees whose recent stories examine the impact of environmental issues on communities of color. Moderated by Lottie Joiner, who serves on the FIJ’s Board of Directors. 11:30am ET.

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