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Awards and Opportunities

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Iberoamerican photographers recognized with POY Latam awards tell stories of their own communities and those across the globe

The photos of journalists from Latin America, Spain and Portugal were recognized this year during the 2019 POY Latam Awards, founded in 2011 by Loup Langton and Pablo Corral Vega and held every two years.

Velocidad (Screenshot)

New fund launched to 'accelerate' independent digital media in Latin America with financing and advising

At a time when journalism is subject to various threats in Latin America, independent media require not only sufficient funding, but also encouragement and guidance from other organizations that have tried successful formulas.

ISOJ Conferece

Membership and subscriptions can help fund journalism, ISOJ conference hears

Making money from journalism is hard. That was the general takeaway from the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) panel “Subscriptions and memberships: Reinventing the relationship with your audience” April 12.

Selymar Colón (Erika Rich-Knight Center)

‘Lightning round’ at ISOJ focuses on funding for Latin American media, online harassment, spatial journalism and more

archives courtesy of their local reporting. Wrapping up the lightning round at ISOJ was Selymar Colón, vice president and editor-in-chief for Digital News at Univision. She made a passionate and fun plea for journalists to shoot video vertically with their smartphones instead of horizontally.

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Venezuelan site and Colombian news director among recipients of 2019 Ortega y Gasset awards

Venezuelan news site El Pitazo and Colombian news director Darío Arizmendi were recognized by the Ortega y Gasset awards from Spanish newspaper El País.

Winners of the 2018 Gabo Awards

Applications open for the 7th edition of the Gabo Awards, recognizing the best journalism in Ibero-America

The Foundation for New Ibero-American Journalism (FNPI, for its initials in Spanish) opened applications for the 2019 Gabo Awards, which recognize the best journalistic works in Ibero-America.

Maria Moors Cabot Award (Twitter)

Cabot Prizes honor journalists who contribute to Inter-American understanding; Nominations open now

Nominations are open for the Maria Moors Cabot Prizes, the prestigious awards for reporting on Latin America and the Caribbean.

proyecto colaborativo entre Univisión Noticias y el sitio salvadoreño El Faro obtuvo el Premio de Periodismo Rey de España

Ibero-American journalists recognized with King of Spain Awards

Journalism from five Latin American countries were recognized with the King of Spain Awards, as announced by Spanish agency EFE and the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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CNN Brasil is born: businessman and journalist license brand of global TV network and launch channel later this year

The CNN news network licensed its brand for operation in Brazil starting the second half of 2019. The channel CNN Brasil will be managed by a new media company, according to an announcement made via Twitter.