2012 Jul 17 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

Talk, the Bangalore magazine recently launched by former Yahoo! journalist Ramakrishna S R and few others like former Times of India journalist Prashant G N, is calling entries for a fiction competition. See picture below for details. (Picture courtesy: Talkmag.in) Have fun writing. Cheers, JPK

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2012 Jul 02 By jayadevanpk 2 comment

From Financial Times The Financial Times is offering Marjorie Deane internships for 2012, supported by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. The awards are designed for promising journalists or would-be journalists who would benefit from up to six months’ work experience at the FT, writing about finance and economics. The prize includes a bursary. Please apply with a short letter explaining your interest, a brief CV and an original article, no longer than 500 words, on a suitable subject.  Applications should be sent to deaneintern@ft.com by Tuesday 31st July 2012.

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2012 Jun 20 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

The National Geographic Traveler India runs a photography contest for readers. Winners are featured in the magazine. This months theme is Monsoon.   Click here to participate. All three winners will receive a year’s subscription to National Geographic Magazine and National Geographic Traveller India and some gift hampers. The last date for submissions is June 30, 2012.

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2012 Jun 11 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

11.06.2012 From The Knight Foundation   “The Knight News Challenge is being offered three times this year in short, focused rounds to better mirror the pace of innovation. Winners of Round 1, which focused on networks, will be announced June 18. Here, Journalism and Media Innovation Program Director John Bracken writes about the Knight News Challenge: Data. Today, we are opening the Knight News Challenge on data. We are asking just eight questions – and 500 words – for your share of $5m. And you have three weeks to enter before the challenge closes at noon EDT June 21. We’re…

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2011 Mar 08 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

If you want to pitch a story to Forbes India, here’s your chance. Go to ForbesLife India – The Pitch Machine.You can also use the form to pitch stories for Forbes India’s Life section. To get an idea of the kind of stories that will fly, go to Forbes Archives.

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2011 Mar 08 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

The Caravan is now accepting applications for its paid Editorial Internship Program. Interns work on a full-time basis for three to five months (starting 1 April) and receive training and hands-on experience in critical reading, research, fact-checking, online publishing and the general workings of a narrative monthly.To apply, please familiarise yourself with The Caravan’s current and past content by going through our archives at www.caravanmagazine.in.Then, send us 500 words on your understanding of the magazine along with your resumé and a brief cover letter at editor.thecaravan@delhipress.in with the subject: The Caravan Editorial Internship Program.Read more here.

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2010 Nov 04 By jayadevanpk 1 comment

Evamblog has an announcementHere’s your chance to volunteer for Hindu MetroPlus Theater Festival, 2010 India’s biggest theater festival is here for its first Bangalore edition and we’re looking for some working hands and willing minds to join. If you’ve ever been fascinated by the magic of the stage or itching to work in a spirited group, build a sense of theater and management or just want to do something different and, most important, HAVE FUN — trust us, this is the place to be.The Hindu MetroPlus theater fest, managed by evam is scheduled to start on the first weekend of…

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2010 Aug 06 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

Quotes from the earth: The Environment Film Festival (2010)4th-5th Dec 2010, New DelhiOrganised by Toxics Link and India International Centre, New Delhi Call for Entries Toxics Link invites film entries for the upcoming ‘Quotes from the Earth: The Environment Film Festival, 2010’ to be held on 4th-5th Dec 2010 at India International Centre, New Delhi.Criteria for choosing a filmThe films should be in and around the environmental milieu and be able to bring to the fore a subject/issue/concern on it. The films should preferably be recent, however a film from the past not gained much public attention but deserves it…

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2010 Jun 28 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

Entries to Seagate’s Precious Memories competition opened today for Indian journalists and bloggers.  The competition, which is in its second  year for India, offers entrants the opportunity to showcase their creative talents online, with winners of the Indian competition gaining automatic entry into the Regional Precious Memories competition. Past regional winners were drawn from Australia, China, Malaysia, New Zealand and SingaporeTo enter the 2010 competition, visit www.seagatememories.com/in and load your digital photo or video depicting a precious memory. Entry is restricted to Indian journalists, photo-journalists and professional bloggers* and entries close Sunday 18th July. Winners of the competition are determined by…

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2010 Jun 13 By jayadevanpk 0 comment

The Press Institute of India (PII), in association with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is inviting entries for the “3rd PII-ICRC Best Article Competition 2010″.“If you think you have written and published an interesting article on humanitarian issues linked to a situation of armed violence, please do send a copy with complete details to editor.pii@gmail.com or mail it to Press Institute of India, RIND premises, second main road, Taramani CPT campus, Madras 600113,” reads a press release.The first prize is Rs 50,000, second prize Rs 30,000, third prize Rs 20,000.Entries, published in Indian national or regional newspaper…

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