Whether you are a running a journalism start-up, or you are working in an established team or network of investigative journalists, or if you are looking for ideas and advice on how to pay the bills, this workshop is for you. The Global Investigative Journalism Network and the Journalism and Media Lab at Wits Journalism have brought together a team of advisors who will discuss options for fundraising and generating revenue from audiences, advertising and sponsorships. This workshop will take place during the three day African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa.

This will be a practical and interactive workshop so bring your ideas, experiences, questions and problems. You will also be able to reserve one-on-one time with the experts afterwards.

The session will be lead by
– Global Investigative Journalism Network, UK, Program Director Anne Koch;
– amaBhungane, South Africa, Managing Partner Stefaans Brümmer;
– Dapo Olorunyomi publisher and chief executive from the Premium Times/Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Reporting, Nigeria;
– Alec Saelens, a researcher from the Membership Puzzle Project, UK.

Registration is required for all those journalists and editors who wish to attend this session. However, you do not need to have registered for the full conference to attend the Media Sustainability Workshop. Register and reserve your seat for this workshop on the AIJC registration portal. The workshop is free for those who have registered for the conference.

When: Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Where: Wits Science Stadium, University of the Witwatersrand
Time: 10:00–14:00

Visit the African Investigative Journalism Conference website for more information about the 2018 edition.

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