Join our global journalism seminar series online from October to November 2022
We are pleased to announce our upcoming series of online Global Journalism Seminars featuring speakers from across the world. Our guests will address some of the biggest news stories of the day, and journalism’s vital role, including the Brazilian election results, flooding in Pakistan, the World Cup, the war in Ukraine, and the ongoing climate crisis. They will also share insights on producing successful news formats, making news and newsrooms more representative, and the toll that investigative journalism can take on mental health.
All seminars are free and take place on Wednesdays at 13:00 UK time (except for the one on 26 October, which will start at noon). Sign up for each event in the links below.
🗳️ 5 October. On Brazil’s election news. Natalia Viana is co-founder and co-director of Brazilian investigative journalism Agência Pública, founded by a handful of women reporters in 2011. She has worked on award-winning investigations such as Panama Papers and Evicted and Abandoned. | Sign up now
💆 12 October. On investigative journalism and mental health. John-Allan Namu is an investigative journalist and the CEO of Africa Uncensored, an investigative and in-depth journalism production house in Nairobi, Kenya. Previously, he was special projects editor at the Kenya Television Network, heading a team of the country’s best investigative journalists. | Sign up now
🙋🏽♀️ 19 October. On Indigenous rights in the news agenda. Isabella Higgins is based in London and works as Europe correspondent for Australian broadcaster ABC News. Previously, she covered Indigenous affairs for ABC News for online, radio and TV. She has also worked as a reporter in the Brisbane and Rockhampton newsrooms. | Sign up now
📺 2 November. On covering Pakistan’s floods. Hamid Mir is a Pakistani journalist, outspoken supporter of press freedom, news anchor, security analyst, columnist and reporter. With a long-standing career uncovering corruption and intrepid reporting from several conflicts (including the only interview with Osama bin Laden after 9/11), he has survived assassination, gunfire, and job termination as a result of his journalism. | Sign up now
🎙️ 9 November. On the world’s most successful Spanish podcast. Colombian journalist Carolina Guerrero is co-founder and CEO of Radio Ambulante Studios, a groundbreaking global Spanish-language media company home to Radio Ambulante, an award-winning podcast, and to weekly news show El Hilo. | Sign up now
⚽ 16 November. On World Cup coverage pitfalls. Chris McHardy is head of sport at the Arabian Radio Network, as well as co-host of sports show Off Script. He has interviewed sports legends including Maradona, Cristiano Ronaldo and Jurgen Klopp. Chris will discuss how journalists may fall short in their coverage of the World Cup. | Sign up now
👩💻 23 November. On staying afloat through the Ukraine war. Sevgil Musaieva is the editor-in-chief of Ukrayinska Pravda, a recipient of a 2022 International Press Freedom Award, and one of TIME’s Top 100 people of 2022. Previously, she reported on business and corruption for news outlets including Delo and Forbes Ukraine. Sevgil is also an alumni of our Journalist Fellowship Programme. | Sign up now
🌱 30 November. On treating business stories as climate stories. Sharon Chen is the managing editor for Bloomberg Green. She oversees a global team of reporters covering climate change from Beijing to San Francisco. Before this, she was Bloomberg's Beijing bureau chief and she has also worked for the outlet in Singapore and New York. | Sign up now