Anne Koch

Program Director, GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM NETWORK

Anne Koch is Program Director at Global Investigative Journalism Network. She worked as a broadcast journalist and executive for more than 20 years, mostly for the BBC, before becoming a director at anti-corruption NGO Transparency International. Her award-winning career in BBC journalism included service as deputy director of the English World Service, executive editor of the BBC’s flagship radio news and current affairs programs and editor of the World Tonight. She has produced or edited over a hundred documentaries and worked as a producer on BBC Radio 4’s investigative journalism program File on Four. At TI, she served as director of Europe and Central Asia, overseeing nearly 50 independent chapters.

Anne is speaking at

Nonprofits & New Models
September 25, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Room 2.103, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

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Speakers

  • Anne Koch (Moderator) Program Director, GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM NETWORK
  • Thomas Schnedler (Moderator) Project Head/Team GIJC19, Netzwerk Recherche

Description

IMPORTANT: Those who have already been invited to attend this workshop via email from the organizers, please DO NOT enroll in this session.

This full-day workshop, offered by GIJN and Netwerk Recherche, focuses on the business of nonprofit journalism and how to build revenue for sustainable newsrooms. The workshop is designed for journalists looking for ideas on how to pay the bills, diversify revenue and build a sustainable basis for investigative journalism. Attendees will include 20 GIJN Global Fellows and 10 NR Grow Fellows. Trainers will address three key sources of support: fundraising; audience development; and earned revenue. Representatives from investigative journalism organizations will also explain how they build and diversify revenue.

Networking
September 26, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Room 2.015, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

Speakers

  • Anne Koch (Moderator) Program Director, GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM NETWORK
  • Jim Mintz (Moderator) Dig Lab Foundation
  • Laura Ranca (Moderator) Tactical Tech

Description

Our networking sessions are just that: informal meet-ups where you can introduce yourself, talk about your work, brainstorm, and find colleagues to collaborate with. Here is a chance to meet citizen investigators in a relaxed atmosphere, share ideas, and contribute to spreading public-interest inquiry around the world.

French Translation
September 27, 2019
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Lecture Hall 150, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

Speakers

  • Jim Mintz (Speaker) Dig Lab Foundation
  • Sarah Cohen (Speaker) Knight Chair in Data Journalism, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Simona Levi (Speaker) Founder, Xnet
  • Nadine Uwamahoro (Speaker) Vice coordinator, Ejo Youth Echo
  • Vishnu Prasad (Speaker) Project manager & producer, CGNet Swara
  • Johanna Wild (Speaker) Bellingcat
  • Anne Koch (Moderator) Program Director, GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM NETWORK

Description

 Investigative journalists don't have a monopoly on exposing wrong-doing and abuses of power. Get ready to hear some extraordinary stories of citizens using investigative tools to blow the whistle on what's happening in their countries and communities. These citizen investigators include ordinary people, members of NGOs, and non-journalism professionals. 

French translation for this session is provided by CFI, the French media development organization.

Networking
September 28, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Lecture Hall 150, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

Speakers

  • Anne Koch (Moderator) Program Director, GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM NETWORK
  • Namrata Sharma (Moderator) Chairperson, Centre For Investigative Journalism (CIJ) Nepal

Description

Meet other women working as investigative journalists, discuss challenges, build networks, share resources and ideas. This networking session is an informal gathering and a chance to meet your colleagues and talk about how we can help each other. So relax, enjoy yourself, share your ideas and come ready to brainstorm and collaborate.

 

September 29, 2019
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Atrium, Der Spiegel

Speakers

  • Karen Greenaway (Speaker) Investigator, Case agent, and Supervisor, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Andrea Lampros (Speaker) Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley
  • Ilia Shumanov (Speaker) Deputy director, Transparency International-Russia
  • Anne Koch (Moderator) Program Director, GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM NETWORK

Description

Journalists are part of a larger ecosystem of investigators who track and document wrongdoing. We’re familiar with the investigative journalist’s toolkit. But how do other investigators prove wrongdoing? And what can journalists learn from them?

Check out tips from Karen Greenaway, a veteran FBI organized crime investigator; Andrea Lampros who does investigations for the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley; and Ilia Shumanov, Deputy Director of Transparency International Russia.

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