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Thursday, November 16 • 15:45 - 17:00
Multimedia Investigations

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The art of storytelling keeps on evolving. Not only are media houses publishing stories in multilple formats -- say, print and video -- but stories are increasingly multi-dimensional, using a combination of text, video, audio, images, animation and interactive content in one production.

What are the challenges for journalists in the field who want to create a multimedia story? Can they focus enough on their research or is the variety of formats creating distractions and dictating the reporting. What works well and what doesn’t? And are there ways to create your own multimedia package even with limited resources? Here are three award-winning, multimedia journalists from a range of backgrounds -- National Geographic, REVEAL, and Peru's OjoPublico -- with a wealth of tips on how to report, edit, and produce a great investigative multimedia story.

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Claudine Blais

Executive producer, Television Radio-Canada
Claudine Blais was journalist and producer in many investigative stories. Since 2010, she's executive producer of a television investigative program call Enquête. The program was the recipient of many awards in Canada for denouncing corruption and exposing wrongdoing and abuse. Enquête... Read More →

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Bryan Christy

Investigative Journalist / Writer, Bryan Christy
Bryan Christy is an award-winning author, journalist, and tv/film personality. He is author of The Lizard King: the true crimes and passions of the world’s greatest reptile smugglers (TWELVE) (Tomorrow Studios). His non-fiction has been anthologized in The Best American Sci... Read More →
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David Hidalgo

News Director, Ojo-publico.com
David Hidalgo is News Director at OjoPúblico, a digital investigative media outled from Perú. He is author of the book: "Sombras de un rescate" (Planeta), a non-fiction story about the last armed action perpetrated by the terrorist group MRTA in Peru. He directed the team of the... Read More →
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Susanne Reber

Executive Editor Reveal, The Center for Investigative Reporting
Susanne Reber is the executive editor of Reveal, a nationally broadcast US public radio show, and the co-founder of the Peabody Award-winning radio program and podcast. Prior to joining The Center for Investigative Reporting as a senior editor in 2012, Reber formed and led NPR's first... Read More →

Thursday November 16, 2017 15:45 - 17:00 PST
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 1 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,