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Duke MMeXtra: FRONTIERS OF HEALTH REPORTING: NEW INSIGHTS, FRESH HOPE

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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All Day
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Anne-Christine dAdesky Journalist, Researcher AND Thrishni Subramoney Media Trainer, Senior Writer, Content Producer
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Duke MMeXtra

Are you a journalist reporting on or interested in health issues, such as HIV/AIDS? Do you want to sharpen your skills, learn about the latest advances, see examples of cutting edge reporting, and develop new networks?

Apply today for a free, practical, hands-on, and interactive training which will focus on:
· The role of media in raising public awareness about prevention, testing, treatment, and new advancements
· The art of storytelling: using human interest reporting to convey larger trends
· HIV and investigative journalism
· Interviewing scientists and other experts
· Telling stories with data
· Reporting on HIV clinical trials
· Lessons learned and best practices to get your stories printed/aired
· How reporting can reduce stigma, encourage healthy choices, and ultimately save and improve lives

DATE/TIME: 13-15 March 2018, 08:30 - 16:30, VENUE: Sandton, Johannesburg

RSVP: Please apply no later than 12:00 March 7, 2018, by sending a, CV, brief profile of your work and a statement of interest (no more than one paragraph) to nancy@leadafrika.com.
This workshop is brought to you by the U.S. Embassy through a grant provided to IREX, and implemented by LeadAfrika. For more information visit: https://www.irex.org/ and https://za.usembassy.gov/.
The workshop will be presented by these award-winning American and South African journalist.

Contact: Sophie Rose