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Tuesday, October 30 • 10:00am - 1:00pm
Making Newsrooms Sustainable - money, audiences and commerce (Half-day workshop)

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Whether you are a running a journalism start up, or whether you are working in an established team or network of investigative journalists, 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 have brought together a team of advisors who will look at options for fundraising, for getting revenues from audiences and for advertising and sponsorships.

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

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Stefaans Brümmer

Managing Partner, amaBhungane, South Africa
Stefaans is an old hand at investigations. He cut his reporting teeth at The Argus in Cape Town during the tumultuous early 1990s; then joined the uppity national weekly Mail & Guardian as South African democracy dawned in April 1994.The Mail was his launch pad for award-winning investigations... Read More →
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Bridget Gallagher

Gallagher Group LLC, USA
Bridget Gallagher provides fundraising strategy, implementation assistance, and counsel to domestic and international clients working on transparency, information access, and civic participation issues in the context of the rapidly changing 21st century media ecosystem. A fifteen-year... Read More →
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Anne Koch

Program Director, GIJN, UK
Anne Koch is the Program Director at the Global Investigative Journalism Network, an international association of journalism organizations that support the training and sharing of information among investigative and data journalists. Previously Anne worked as a broadcast journalist... Read More →
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Indra de Lanerolle

Director, Jamlab, Wits University
Indra de Lanerolle is the director of the Journalism and Media Lab at Tshimolong Digital Innovation Precinct in Johannesburg, Africa's first journalism and media accelerator and innovation lab. He has published research on civil society use of technologies in accountability, on the... Read More →
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John-Allan Namu

CEO, Africa Uncensored
John-Allan Namu is an investigative journalist and the CEO of Africa Uncensored, an investigative and in-depth journalism production house in Nairobi, Kenya. Africa Uncensored’s ambition is to be the premier source of unique, important and incisive journalism. Prior to co-founding... Read More →
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Mohamed Nanabhay

Deputy CEO, Media Development Investment Trust
Mohamed Nanabhay is the Deputy CEO of the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), which invests in independent media around the world providing the news, information and debate that people need to build free, thriving societies. He joined MDIF in 2015 bringing more than 15 years... Read More →
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Dapo Olorunyomi

Publisher, Premium Times
DAPO OLORUNYOMI is currently the Publisher of Premium Times, www.premiumtimesng.com, a news multimedia platform based in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.Prior to this, he served as policy director and chief of staff at Nigeria’s foremost anti corruption agency, the Economic and... Read More →
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Alec Saelens

Researcher, Membership Puzzle Project, UK
Alec Saelens is a Membership Puzzle Project researcher. Previously he co-founded and spent four years at the Bristol Cable, a UK based local media cooperative that has gained a reputation in the field for its impactful journalism, community engagement, and pioneering business model... Read More →

Tuesday October 30, 2018 10:00am - 1:00pm SAST
WSS207 Wits Science Stadium, First Floor