Friday, November 17 • 09:00 - 10:15
Virtual Reality Meets Investigative Reporting

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Margo Smit

ombudsman, GIJN/ICIJ
Margo Smit is news ombudsman since August 1, 2015, overseeing the journalistic output of the Dutch public broadcasters at NPO since january 1, 2017.Smit has been working in journalism since 1989. She was successively a desk editor at commercial and public broadcasters, parliamentary... Read More →

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Cassandra Herrman

Director/Producer VR/AR, Independent
Cassandra Herrman is a producer and director who has worked with PBS, Al Jazeera, the New York Times, MSNBC and National Geographic. Her films have screened­ at numerous film festivals, including SXSW and Sundance, and have been nominated for three national Emmy awards. Her forthcoming... Read More →
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Qiu Jiaqiu

Founder, Real Image Media(China)
Qiu Jiaqiu is founder of Real Image Media in China. A former director of Caixin Video and Xinhua News journalist. He serves as a guest lecturer at Fudan University, Renmin University of China and at the Global Youth Leadership Program by Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Peking... Read More →
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Ingrid Kopp

Co-director, Electric South
Co-founder of Electric South, a non-profit initiative to develop virtual reality and mobile storytelling projects across Africa. She is also a Senior Consultant in the Interactive Department at the Tribeca Film Institute where she works at the intersection of storytelling, technology... Read More →

Friday November 17, 2017 09:00 - 10:15 PST
Wits Science Stadium - 1st Floor, Room 105 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,