Global journalism conferences to attend in 2019

Jan. 21, 2019

Want some inspiration for 2019? Conferences are a superb opportunity to boost your skills and network with your peers. With case studies and interesting speakers and compelling training sessions, attending these events gives you the chance to become a better storyteller. With a slew of media conferences in 2019, let’s take a look at what media conferences are on around the globe.

1. News:rewired — March 6, London, UK 
2. International Journalism Festival — April 3–7, Perugia, Italy 
3. Global Editors Network (GEN) Summit — 13-15 June, Athens, Greece 
4. Newsroom Summit 2019 — 5-6 November, Oslo, Norway
5. WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference — 6-7 March, Dubai, UAE
6. Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) 2019 — June 13–16, Houston, Texas

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