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Friday, May 17 • 16:30 - 17:45
How to apply for work grants - meet the right funder

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A mere ten years ago, very few work grants for journalists and journalism projects were available. Today grants for journalistic research, for journalism entrepreneurs, for cross-border journalism on European and on global level are available as well as work grants by topic to stimulate crossborder collaboration among journalists with specialisations or micro-grants supporting particular tasks such as the protection of sources and whistleblowers. But how to find the right work grant? Meet here representatives from EJC, Journalismfund.eu, Hostwriter.org, Netzwerk Recherche, ECPMF, N-Ost, GRIDA and Whistleblowingfund.org. The Global Investigative Journalism Network maintains an updated list of such grants.

Moderators
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Serena Tinari

Founder, Re-Check
I’m an investigative journalist interested in health, human rights and cyber security. Along with fellow Catherine Riva I founded www.re-check.ch.We are two experienced Swiss muckrakers that like to scoop in the backstage of public health: Re-Check specializes in investigating and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Tabea Grzeszyk

Tabea Grzeszyk

Journalist and Founder, Hostwriter
Tabea Grzeszyk is a freelance journalist (German National Radio) and co-founder & CEO of Hostwriter.org, an open-source network that helps journalists to easily collaborate across borders. The platform connects more than 5,400 colleagues from 150+ countries for mutual support and... Read More →
avatar for Dóra Diseri

Dóra Diseri

Project Lead “Reporters in the Field”, Network for Reporting on Eastern Europe (n-ost)
Dóra joined the n-ost team as a project manager of "Reporters in the Field" in 2017. She is a Berlin-based Hungarian freelance journalist since 2012. Before moving to Berlin Dóra worked as a multi-media journalist and reporter in the news department of the Hungarian Public Television... Read More →
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Rima Sghaier

Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights
Rima Sghaier is an international citizen born in Tunisia and currently based in Milan, where she leads outreach and localization efforts at the Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights, managing and contributing to projects to support NGOs, media, and investigative... Read More →
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Anne Koch

Program Director, GIJN, UK
Anne Koch is the Program Director at the Global Investigative Journalism Network, an international association of journalism organizations that support the training and sharing of information among investigative and data journalists. Previously Anne worked as a broadcast journalist... Read More →
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Adam Thomas

Director, European Journalism Centre
Adam Thomas is the Director of the European Journalism Centre, an independent European non-profit connecting journalists with new ideas.In his previous role as Chief Product Officer at Storyful, he led five teams of developers and designers, creating products for world’s biggest... Read More →
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Thomas Schnedler

Project director, Netzwerk Recherche
Thomas leads the non-profit journalism program of Netzwerk Recherche, the German Association of Investigative Journalists. The program aims to strengthen non-profit journalism in Germany and Europe. It includes conferences, advice, training opportunities and the Grow grant for non-profit journalism. In addition, he is one of the spokespersons of the... Read More →
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Ides Debruyne

Managing Director, Journalismfund.eu vzw
Ides Debruyne is co-founder and Managing Director (since 2001) of Journalismfund.eu, the first independent non-profit organisation established in 1998 with the purpose of stimulating in-depth cross-border journalism in Europe. Ides is also the co-founders of the Dutch-Flemish As... Read More →
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Dr Lutz Kinkel

Managing Director, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom
Lutz Kinkel represents and manages the ECPMF. Lutz worked in German press for more than 20 years, giving special focus to the areas of politics and media. He was an editor at Spiegel-Online and tagesschau.de and more recently head of the stern-online office in Berlin. He did his Masters... Read More →
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Valentin Yemelin

Programme Leader, Environmental Crime Programme, GRID-Arendal
I hold the PhD degree in chemistry (specializing in the technology of polymenrs) from the Leningrad Institute of Technology (USSR) and a Master of Public Administration (specializing in management of non-profit organizations and international development) from Harvard University (USA). I... Read More →


Friday May 17, 2019 16:30 - 17:45 BST
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