Journalism events diary

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Solutions Journalism Summit

Date: 8-11 November 2019

Details: The Solutions Journalism Summit is SJN's annual gathering of unbelievably smart and fun journalists from around the world focused on (or interested in) reporting on how people are responding to social problems. Together over 2.5 days, we’ll explore best practices, new ideas, and potential collaborations between the roughly 90 attendees and SJN team members.

Venue: Sundance, Utah

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The Power of Storytelling

Date: 18-19 October 2019

Details: The theme for the 9th edition is Heal, as the event will touch on the power of stories to mend the world, patch our collective wounds, alleviate some of our pain, and bring solace.

The fantastic lineup of speakers will share both craft tips about how we can all become better at the stories we tell - as communicators, as journalists, as leaders -, but also inspire us to think beyond story format and delivery to the deeper meaning of our words, pictures or images.

Venue: Bucharest, Romania

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INMA Media Innovation Week

Date: 23-27 September 2019

Details: INMA will guide you through news industry best practices and strategies from the leading European news media companies, with a special emphasis on Germany: a European News Media Conference, a Local Reader Revenue Symposium, a German Media Study Tour and an editorial-focused Scoopcamp specifically for innovative storytellers.

Venue: Hamburg, Germany

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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists

Date: 27 June 2019

Details: The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists will hold a one-day programme, featuring Wharton profs Gad Allon and Mauro Guillen. Prof. Allon will present on "Scaling Ventures: The Playbook for Profitable Growth.” Prof. Guillen will present on “New Business Opportunities in the 21st Century.” The seminar will allow full-time business journalists to improve their reporting skills and gain valuable insights through faculty lectures and dynamic discussion. The sessions are complimentary, but space is limited. Apply here.

Venue: London, UK

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GEN Summit

Date: 19-21 June 2019


The GEN Summit brings to stage a host of diverse speakers, who are at the forefront of journalism, media, and technology, to share their ideas and challenge the future of news.

Venue: Athens, Greece

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MojoFest 2019

Date: 6-8 June 2019

Details: MojoFest is an international gathering which celebrates the growing global community of professional smartphone content creators.

Our annual festival, the longest running international smartphone creator event, brings together the pioneers, innovators and creatives pushing the boundaries on creating visual stories with their smartphones.

Venue: Galway, Ireland

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Nightmare on Cyber Street

Date: 3 June 2019

Details: They were seen as the digital future - the way forward for journalism. Goodbye print. hello Buzzfeed and Vice. Throw out the old, bring in the new, digitally.

But in 2019 a chill has come over the new kids on the block. Staff being 'let go', profits not appearing and soon they could be the past not the future.

Venue: London, UK

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Northern Waves

Date: 23 May 2019

Details: Northern Waves is a one-day conference held in Oslo, Norway, bringing together the top players from the TV tech industry for a day of thought leadership, knowledge sharing and networking.

Venue: Oslo, Norway

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#CIJSummer: Investigative Journalism Summer Conference

Date: 4-6 July 2019

Details: The CIJ Summer Conference is UK’s only journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills. We offer a mixture of talks, demos and hands-on classes which are designed to equip journalists and anyone interested in investigations with the up-to-date investigative methods and tools.

Can’t afford the ticket? See if you are eligible for the Lyra McKee Investigative Training Bursary.

Venue: London, UK

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ACI Publishers Summit

Date: 19-20 June 2019

Details: For its third edition, the conference will give updates on the drivers and trends of the quickly evolving publishing industry.

Over the two days, the event will bring together key industry stakeholders from the publishing industry: publishers, technology providers, design/UX/CX and advertising companies, to hear case studies and discuss during interactive sessions & panel discussion.

Venue: London, UK

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Feature writing workshop

Date: 4 July 2019

Details: In this Delayed Gratification class you will learn how to come up with compelling features ideas that editors will want to commission, the golden rules for pitching stories, how to be recommissioned over and again, how to write sensational long form features, how to conduct interviews and how to survive as a freelance features writer.

Venue: London, UK

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Infographics workshop

Date: 6 June 2019

Details: Eight years ago the Slow Journalism Company launched Delayed Gratification, a quarterly news magazine that returns to big events after the dust has settled. From the very first issue they have created beautiful infographics for the magazine which have won multiple awards.

In this class you will learn how to find compelling stories in data, understand how to turn them into beautiful infographics, analyse examples of best and worst practice, be introduced to the best free infographics-creation sites and get an insight into the future of data visualisation.

Venue: London, UK

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Radiodays Europe Podcast Day 2019

Date: 13 June 2019

Details: Radiodays Europe was born in 2010 as a response to the needs of the European radio industry, public and private, to come together to discuss the new media challenges, across borders. It has since grown to become the most important annual conference for radio and audio professionals with more than 1500 participants from 60 countries. It is the meeting point for the European radio industry, both private and public, and a destination for radio people from around the world.

Venue: London, UK

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Auto Futures Live: Smart cities, new solutions

Date: 4 June 2019

Details: In partnership with The Guild of Motoring Writers, this morning briefing will give exclusive insights into how cities are working alongside mobility companies to achieve new eco targets. We will be offering journalists a first analysis following recent initiatives, such as London’s Ultra Low Emissions Zone scheme (ULEZ) and Madrid’s Zero Emissions Zone (ZEZ).

Venue: London, UK

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Mobile Journalism Conference Asia

Date: 28 - 29 June 2019

Details: This conference will bring Asian journalists and media professionals together to exchange their experiences in using smartphones to support their journalism and newsrooms. We will bring experts from across the region to Bangkok for panel discussions, workshops and masterclasses on video reporting and production, photojournalism, podcasting, television workflows and much more. Join us for #MojoAsia2019 and become part of the Asian mojo community.

Venue: Bangkok, Thailand

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