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Friday, August 25
 

11:45

The new reporting toolkit
Get the skinny on new storytelling formats — whether mobile, data, VR or interactives — that are becoming accessible to all journalists.

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Speakers
avatar for Irene Jay Liu

Irene Jay Liu

News Lab Lead, Asia Pacific, Google
Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. She was previously an investigative reporter and data editor at Reuters, where she was a 2017 Pulitzer finalist in the national reporting category, and taught data-driven investigative journalism at... Read More →



Friday August 25, 2017 11:45 - 12:05
Brisbane Powerhouse Terrace 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia

16:00

Merit over mates: Women in media reach toward newsroom equality

Gahhh! Fifty years of feminism, and newsrooms are still predominantly white and male, especially at the top. Is there hope? Our panel explore unconscious bias, what men can do, and how we can all help each other.

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Speakers
avatar for Kay McGrath

Kay McGrath

Presenter, Seven News
Kay McGrath is an award-winning journalist and presenter with 40 years' experience in the media. She has presented prime-time news bulletins in Queensland for 37 years and has worked with the Seven Network for the last 29 years. Kay currently anchors weekend bulletins and files special-interest... Read More →
avatar for Kathy McLeish

Kathy McLeish

Senior journalist, ABC News & Current Affairs
Kathy McLeish is a senior journalist with ABC news and current affairs who has reported widely across ABC programs including 7.30, Landline, Australian Story, ABC news, and ABC radio current affairs programs. She’s been the executive producer of Stateline and 7.30 Qld and produced... Read More →
avatar for Tonya Mosley

Tonya Mosley

Senior Silicon Valley correspondent, KQED
Tonya Mosley is the senior Silicon Valley correspondent for KQED in San Francisco. Previously, she was a John S. Knight fellow at Stanford University, where she created a curriculum for journalists on the impacts of implicit bias. Tonya also co-wrote a Belgian/American experimental... Read More →
avatar for Tracey Spicer

Tracey Spicer

Journalist and author
Tracey Spicer is an iconoclast whose TEDx Talk "The Lady Stripped Bare" has been seen by nearly 1.5 million people. Tracey has anchored national news, current affairs and lifestyle programs for several TV networks, and has brought her sassy style to talkback radio. Her ‘full-frontal... Read More →


Friday August 25, 2017 16:00 - 16:55
Brisbane Powerhouse Terrace 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia
 
Tuesday, August 29
 

10:00

Verification and user-generated content workshop with Storyful's Esther Chan
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An ever-popular practical session that’s been a Storyology favourite for the past two years. Learn the latest tools and practices for verifying eyewitness and citizen accounts online, with the team from the world’s first social media agency, Storyful. Led by Esther Chan and the Storyful team.

This workshop is free, but registration is essential.
Register on Eventbrite here.

This event is supported by Storyful.
The Walkley training program is supported by the Copyright Agency's Cultural Fund.

Speakers
avatar for Esther Chan

Esther Chan

Australia editor, Storyful
Esther Chan is the acting Australia Editor at Storyful, the world’s first social media agency that has been at the forefront of news integrity and literacy. Previously a world news journalist for Storyful in its Hong Kong bureau, she has been searching and acquiring user-generated... Read More →



Tuesday August 29, 2017 10:00 - 12:00
Walkley/MEAA Conference Room Ground floor, 245 Chalmers St, Redfern, NSW 2016
 
Wednesday, August 30
 

10:10

A Matter of Trust: Guardian Australia's Lenore Taylor

Speakers
avatar for Lenore Taylor

Lenore Taylor

Editor, Guardian Australia
Lenore Taylor is Guardian Australia's editor. During almost three decades of political reporting, she won two Walkley awards and twice won the Paul Lyneham award for excellence in press gallery journalism. She was the Australian Financial Review’s Europe correspondent in the early... Read More →


Wednesday August 30, 2017 10:10 - 10:25
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

12:05

The new newsroom (Sydney)
As news organisations shift from ads to reader revenue, they’ll need to connect more deeply with their audiences. How do they do it? And how does this change journalism?

This topic is also being offered in Brisbane, with a different mix of panellists. This panel is presented by Walkleys partner, iSentia.

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Moderators
avatar for Tim Fisher

Tim Fisher

Editorial Director, Broadsheet Media
Tim Fisher is editorial director of Broadsheet Media and a board member of the Emerging Writers’ Festival. He has edited websites and magazines for publishers including Architecture Media, News Corp and Morrison Media, worked on communication strategy for non-profit organisations... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Peter Fowler

Peter Fowler

Presenter, founder, Radio NZ, VoxPop
Peter Fowler has a passion for public broadcasting and is a digital news pioneer.   His latest innovation “VoxPop” is a radio studio in your pocket. VoxPop allows anyone to record in near-studio quality on their smartphone which is also transcribed to text and uploaded to the... Read More →
avatar for Áine Kerr

Áine Kerr

Manager, Global Journalism Partnerships, Facebook
Áine Kerr leads global journalism partnerships at Facebook, overseeing a team focused on building products, tools and services for journalists and also working to improve news literacy for news consumers. Previously, she spent five years at Storyful, where she served as head of content... Read More →
avatar for Irene Jay Liu

Irene Jay Liu

News Lab Lead, Asia Pacific, Google
Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. She was previously an investigative reporter and data editor at Reuters, where she was a 2017 Pulitzer finalist in the national reporting category, and taught data-driven investigative journalism at... Read More →
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Maria Ressa

CEO; Executive Editor, Rappler.com



Wednesday August 30, 2017 12:05 - 12:45
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

15:10

Presentation: Tonya Mosley (US) on unconscious bias
Even when we want to do a better job covering race and ethnicity, our assumptions and hidden biases can trip us up. What can we do about it?

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Speakers
avatar for Tonya Mosley

Tonya Mosley

Senior Silicon Valley correspondent, KQED
Tonya Mosley is the senior Silicon Valley correspondent for KQED in San Francisco. Previously, she was a John S. Knight fellow at Stanford University, where she created a curriculum for journalists on the impacts of implicit bias. Tonya also co-wrote a Belgian/American experimental... Read More →


Wednesday August 30, 2017 15:10 - 15:30
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

15:35

Structuring stories to grab an audience
We’re all changing how we read, watch, listen to and interact with the news. How do we adapt our storytelling techniques?

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Moderators
avatar for Caroline Overington

Caroline Overington

Author and journalist
Caroline Overington is a two-time winner of the Walkley Award for Investigative Journalism; and a winner of the Sir Keith Murdoch Award for Excellence in Journalism. A former New York correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Caroline is the author of two non-fiction... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Dan Box

Dan Box

National crime reporter, The Australian
Dan Box is the national crime reporter for The Australian. He has previously worked for the BBC and The Sunday Times in London, and is the author of a book about Jake Kovco, the first Australian soldier to die in Iraq. Dan’s podcast and print investigation for The Australian, “Bowraville... Read More →
avatar for Aaron Glantz

Aaron Glantz

Senior reporter, Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
Aaron Glantz is a senior reporter at Reveal who produces public interest journalism with impact. His reporting has sparked more than a dozen Congressional hearings, a raft of federal legislation and led to criminal probes by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI and the Federal... Read More →
avatar for Caro Meldrum-Hanna

Caro Meldrum-Hanna

Investigative reporter, ABC Four Corners
Caro Meldrum-Hanna is a reporter with ABC TV's Four Corners program. In December 2015 she was awarded the highest honour in Australian journalism, the Gold Walkley, plus the Walkley Award for Investigative Journalism, for her dogged expose of the illegal practice of live baiting in... Read More →
avatar for Ivan O’Mahoney

Ivan O’Mahoney

Director, Executive Producer & Writer, In Films
Ivan O’Mahoney received the 2016 Australian Directors Guild (ADG) Award, the Walkley Documentary Award, the Australian Academy of Cinema & Television (AACTA) Award and the Amnesty International Media Award for ABC’s domestic violence series Hitting Home. He is also the recipient... Read More →


Wednesday August 30, 2017 15:35 - 16:10
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

16:15

Media in full color: Reflecting the real community
The faces and voices in our news are still catching up to the diversity of the community they’re supposed to reflect. What can all of us be doing to make media more representative and fair?

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Moderators
avatar for Michele Fonseca

Michele Fonseca

Head of Community Engagement, ABC
Michele is the ABC’s Head of Community Engagement, responsible for leading the ABC’s key initiatives around community engagement as well as diversity and inclusion. Prior to that, Michele was the Head of Strategy and Staff Development for ABC News. In that role, she led strategic... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Allan Clarke

Allan Clarke

Investigative Journalist, NITV
Growing up in the small town of Bourke in western New South Wales, Muruwari man Allan Clarke became fascinated with the media at a very early age. Watching negative reports on his hometown and the local Aboriginal community through mainstream media, he found it hard to reconcile his... Read More →
avatar for Isabel Lo

Isabel Lo

Founder, Media Diversity Australia
Isabel Lo is a freelance journalist and the founder of Media Diversity Australia, based in Sydney. Prior to this she was a senior editor at Mamamia, and produced at the ABC for shows including Hack Live, The Drum, Afternoon Live, Lateline Business and News Breakfast. Further abroad... Read More →
avatar for Tonya Mosley

Tonya Mosley

Senior Silicon Valley correspondent, KQED
Tonya Mosley is the senior Silicon Valley correspondent for KQED in San Francisco. Previously, she was a John S. Knight fellow at Stanford University, where she created a curriculum for journalists on the impacts of implicit bias. Tonya also co-wrote a Belgian/American experimental... Read More →


Wednesday August 30, 2017 16:15 - 16:45
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
 
Thursday, August 31
 

11:35

Rabbit holes: Choosing what to investigate
The world is full of problems, and you can’t investigate everything. It can be a long, expensive road just to verify a tip. And even if it’s good, you might have zero impact if your story lands in an unreceptive political climate. But if you focus purely on potential impact, some unpopular issues might never see daylight. Our panel of veteran investigative journalists talk about how they decide what to cover.

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Moderators
avatar for Olivia Rosenman

Olivia Rosenman

Executive producer, Fourth Estate, 2SER
Olivia Rosenman is a journalist and audio producer with experience working in media and communications in Australia and China. She is the executive producer of Fourth Estate, a weekly media affairs show broadcast on 2SER Radio in Sydney. Olivia is represented by the Audiocraft Agency... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Aaron Glantz

Aaron Glantz

Senior reporter, Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
Aaron Glantz is a senior reporter at Reveal who produces public interest journalism with impact. His reporting has sparked more than a dozen Congressional hearings, a raft of federal legislation and led to criminal probes by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI and the Federal... Read More →
avatar for Kate McClymont

Kate McClymont

Senior journalist, Fairfax Media
Kate McClymont is an investigative journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald and a former chair of the Walkley Advisory Board. She graduated from the University of Sydney in 1981 with a BA (Hons) in English Literature and joined the Herald in 1985 as a graduate cadet. She later worked... Read More →
avatar for Gerard Ryle

Gerard Ryle

Director, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Gerard Ryle led the team that divulged the Panama Papers, the 11.5 million leaked documents from 40 years of activity of the Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca that won a 2017 Pulitzer Prize for journalism. Gerard is the director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists... Read More →
avatar for Siddharth Varadarajan

Siddharth Varadarajan

The Wire
Siddharth Varadarajan is a Founding Editor of The Wire (www.thewire.in), India's leading independent news and analysis site. He was earlier the editor in chief of The Hindu newspaper. A trained economist, he taught at New York University before joining The Times of India as a leader writer in 1995. As a reporter, he has covered the NATO war against Yu... Read More →


Thursday August 31, 2017 11:35 - 12:10
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

12:15

The new reporting toolkit

Get the skinny on new storytelling formats — whether mobile, data, VR or interactives — that are becoming accessible to all journalists.

Get a day pass or full festival pass for Storyology in Sydney 

Speakers
avatar for Irene Jay Liu

Irene Jay Liu

News Lab Lead, Asia Pacific, Google
Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. She was previously an investigative reporter and data editor at Reuters, where she was a 2017 Pulitzer finalist in the national reporting category, and taught data-driven investigative journalism at... Read More →



Thursday August 31, 2017 12:15 - 12:40
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

16:10

Short stories: Projects that are making a difference

Mobile journalism: storytelling, democratised
Corinne Podger, Macleay College

Empowering Tiny Moguls: Making news for young people that encourages them to take action, find solutions and connect to supportive communities.
Sheree Jackson, founder, Tiny Moguls

Credible clickbait: Helping people connect with science
Dr Melanie Bagg, director of communications & outreach, Australian Academy of Science

Not 'Just Words': how to find and tell difficult stories working with sound
2ser developed an investigative, narrative based podcast series titled 'Just Words' that went behind the hype and headlines of the Racial Discrimination Act. Discover the things you need to consider when making a long form podcast about complex, live issues.
Emma Lancaster, executive producer, Just Words, 2SER

Protecting journalism sources in the digital age: Five key takeaways for journalists & editors from UNESCO's global study
Julie Posetti, journalist & academic


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Speakers
avatar for Melanie Bagg

Melanie Bagg

Director of Communications & Outreach, Australian Academy of Science
Dr Melanie Bagg is a PhD qualified medical research scientist turned science communicator. She has recently joined the Australian Academy of Science as Director of Communications and Outreach. Prior to that, Melanie was manager of Business Development at the Australian Science Media... Read More →
avatar for Sheree Joseph

Sheree Joseph

Founder, writer & editor, Tiny Moguls
Sheree Joseph is a writer, editor and social media guru. Recently she was the editor of The Vocal, a Fairfax experiment in solutions journalism. She managed social media at Junkee Media, ran the digital communications at Village Roadshow and founded the editorial department at Groupon... Read More →
avatar for Emma Lancaster

Emma Lancaster

Executive producer, Just Words, 2SER
Emma Lancaster is an award winning multi-platform journalist. She has a Master of Arts in Journalism and was most recently working at ABC Radio National as a researcher for the ABC's true crime podcast Trace and long form investigative program Background Briefing. She joined  2SER as the Executive Producer of The Wire, community radio’s flagship national current affairs program in 2016.Radio and investigative journalism are her two passions. She loves the medium of audio as it allows her to tell cracking yarns and give a platform to voices... Read More →
avatar for Corinne Podger

Corinne Podger

Digital journalism lecturer, Macleay College
Corinne Podger is a digital journalism lecturer and trainer who has specialised in teaching mobile content production for the past five years. Corinne worked as a print, radio and TV journalist for 22 years in Australia and the UK, primarily with the BBC and ABC, before transitioning... Read More →
avatar for Julie Posetti

Julie Posetti

Global Director of Research/Research Associate, ICFJ/Reuters Institute



Thursday August 31, 2017 16:10 - 16:45
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

16:50

Turn your story into a killer podcast (Sydney)

From true crime and investigation to narrative and lifestyle, our panel of storytellers talk planning, research, writing, production and distribution.

This topic is also being offered in Brisbane.

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Moderators
avatar for Siobhán McHugh

Siobhán McHugh

Audio producer, podcast critic and consulting producer, Phoebe’s Fall
Siobhán McHugh is an award-winning audio producer, podcasting critic and social historian, whose work has been recognized by the New York Radio Festival, the Walkleys, the NSW Premier’s Audio-Visual award and the UN, among others. Siobhán was consulting producer on Phoebe’s... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jess Bineth

Jess Bineth

Audio producer, ABC
Jess Bineth is an audio producer for the ABC, currently working on the documentary storytelling podcast This is About and the soon-to-be released podcast Ladies we need to talk. Previously she’s produced for RN programs Earshot and PocketDocs and she’s also a co-founder of Au... Read More →
avatar for Monique Bowley

Monique Bowley

ABC / Former director of podcasts, Mamamia
Monique Bowley is an Australian podcaster, broadcaster, radio producer and writer who went on a reality TV cooking show and didn't cry or use the word "journey" once. She's spent over a decade years working in radio, both commercially and for the ABC. She built Australia's largest... Read More →
avatar for Alice Workman

Alice Workman

Politics reporter & host of Is It On?, BuzzFeed News
Alice Workman is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News, based in the Press Gallery at Parliament House. She's a regular politics commentator on RN Breakfast and host of BuzzFeed Australia's podcast Is It On?


Thursday August 31, 2017 16:50 - 17:30
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010