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Thursday, November 16 • 11:15 - 12:30
Editing the Investigative Story

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Great editors are hard to find. Great investigative editors are even more rare. It takes a unique combination of skills to help organize, protect, nurture and motivate investigative reporters, who can be notoriously difficult to manage. And that's just inside the newsroom. Outside await angry officials, companies, lawsuits, and other challenges. Here's advice from some of the best in the business.

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Eva Jung

Investigative journalist, Berlingske
Eva Jung has been working with the investigative team at the daily Berlingske in Copenhagen, Denmark, since 2011. | | She sits on boards of The Danish Association for Investigative Journalism, The Global Investigative Journalism Network as well as the advisory board for Jo... Read More →

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Marina Walker Guevara

Deputy Director, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Marina Walker Guevara is deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, an independent network of reporters headquartered in Washington, DC. A native of Argentina, her investigations have won and shared more than 25 national and international awards, including from Long Island... Read More →
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Musikilu Mojeed

Editor-in-Chief/Chief Operating Officer, Premium Times Nigeria
Musikilu Mojeed, a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, is an award-winning journalist and Managing Editor at Nigeria's multimedia newspaper, Premium Times. He was until 2011 Investigative Editor at Nigeria’s NEXT newspaper where he directed the... Read More →
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Mark Schoofs

Investigations & Projects Editor, BuzzFeed News
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Schoofs is Buzzfeed News' Investigations & Projects Editor. He was previously a senior editor at ProPublica, the non-profit investigative reporting organization. Before that, he had worked for more than 11 years at The Wall Street Journal, where he was a foreign correspondent and an investigative reporter for Page One. Schoofs played a key role in investigations ranging from abuse and fraud in Medicare to the international methamphetamine trade. He contributed to the Journal's coverage of the Sept. 11 attacks, which won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News. Prior to the Journal, Schoofs was a staff writer at The Village Voice, where he won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for his eight-part series on AIDS in Africa. Schoofs has reported from more than 25 countries on four continents. He taught a journalism seminar at Yale University, and he holds two United States patents. Twitter... Read More →

Thursday November 16, 2017 11:15 - 12:30
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 5 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg

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