Keynote speakers

Alexandra Borchardt

Director of Leadership Programmes, Reuters Institute of the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford Alexandra Borchardt is Director of Leadership Programmes at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford. There she develops and leads…

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Mark Rice-Oxley

Head of Special Projects, The Guardian Mark Rice-Oxley is a journalist who has spent nearly 30 years working in international news, firstly as a foreign correspondent and latterly as an editor at the Guardian. In his latest role as head…

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Emily Kasriel

Head of Editorial Partnerships & Special Projects, BBC World Service Group Emily leads high profile projects across the BBC. These include Crossing Divides – a pan BBC multi-platform season about bringing people together in a fragmented world across lines of…

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Pierre Romera

Pierre Romera

Pierre Romera has been Chief Technology Officer at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) since 2017. He manages a team of programmers working on the platforms that enabled more than 400 journalists to collaborate on the Paradise Papers and…

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Titus Plattner

Innovation Project Manager Titus has been an investigative journalist for nearly 20 years. He is a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships alumnus, and vice-chair of the The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Network Committee. @titusplattner…

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Zuzanna Ziomecka

Zuzanna Ziomecka

Zuzanna Ziomecka is an American-educated Polish media maker professionally involved in print, television and internet projects since the beginning of the millennium. She was awarded editor of the year for founding and leading Gaga – the first Polish lifestyle magazine…

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Silvie Lauder

Silvie Lauder is an award-winning Czech journalist. She studied journalism at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague. However, her real education came in 2004 when she started working at Respekt, a weekly magazine published in Prague. Before moving to Respekt,…

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Folker Hanusch

Folker Hanusch

Folker Hanusch is Professor of Journalism at the Department of Communication, University of Vienna, and Adjunct Professor at QUT. Originally from Germany, Prof. Hanusch spent 17 years in Australia, where he was recently Associate Professor and Vice-Chancellor Research Fellow in…

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Patrick H. Leusch

Head of European Affairs at DW Deutsche Welle. @patrickleusch.…

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Christiana Jankovics

Head of Equal Opportunities Commission ORF…

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Jiri Majstr

CEO of Czech News Agenc. @jirim.…

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