Digital Journalism - Tools for Digital Storytelling

Posted on 18 Aug 2017 in Leadership by Manisha

Telling Better Stories:  Digital Journalism - Tools for Digital Storytelling

Digital Journalism - Tools for better storytelling

Story Cycle and the British Embassy in Nepal working with journalist to strengthening Digital Journalists skills, We are organising series of workshops.

We are holding workshop in Kathmandu on August 19. Tools for Better Storytelling will feature hands-on tools and techniques on how to report for online in better way and how to make sure stories adhere to highest professional standards.

We are all set to host the workshop. Laura Oliver, a British trainer and former Guardian journalist,share her insights. Apart from Laura, we have a line-up of experienced journalists including, Deepak Adhikari, Saurav Dhakal, Arpan Shrestha and Keshav Koirala.

We will update our sessions through Twitter and Facebook. 

What we will cover in the workshop:

- How to write for digital outlets.

- How to collect and verify data for informed storytelling.

- How to use maps for better storytelling.

- Familiarisation with tools and apps for data journalism. 

- Session on how to create infographics.

 

About Laura Oliver

Laura Oliver is a freelance journalist, digital consultant and trainer with a background in social media for newsrooms and working with audiences.

She was previously head of social and communities at the Guardian (UK), where she led a team of journalists focused on sourcing, verifying and telling stories with social media, and building online communities around key topics, geographies and interests.

Since becoming freelance she has trained journalists at the BBC and Financial Times, written for NPR, the Guardian and numerous specialist news websites.

 

For more details,

Please contact Samita Kapali at  samita@storycycle.com , contact@storycycle.com. The workshops are free to attend, but places are limited. 

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