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STORYOLOGY DECEMBER 1 – ALL ABOUT INNOVATION & GETTING YOUR IDEA OFF THE GROUND

WALKLEY GRANTS FOR INNOVATION IN JOURNALISM – APPLICATIONS FOR STORYOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP CLOSE MONDAY NOV 24

Walkley Innovation Grants now open – $70,000 pool of funding. Our grants for innovative journalism projects are back and even bigger. Applications are open until January 30, 2015. Get a head start: send an expression of interest by COB Monday Nov 24 and you could win a pass to bone up on startups, entrepreneurialism and innovation at Storyology on December 1. http://walkleys.com/get-involved/innovation-grants/

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If you have ideas, you can’t afford to miss December 1.

Buy tickets, check out the Innovation Program above and keep scrolling to find out more about December 1:

Today we look to the future – mapping the landscape for journalism and media. What are the new models to sustain this craft we love? What’s the role for non-profits? And let’s not forget profits!How can we embrace social media, mobile, video, data and user generated content to better tell and share stories? What can journalism learn from other disciplines and from the startup world, to work smarter and sustain our industry for the long run?

We’ll explore and demystify funding sources – what the hell is venture capital anyway? We’ll dive into practical sessions – learn the legal basics of startups, how to talk code with developers, and how to pitch your big idea to the people that can fund it. Hear from people who’ve tried starting up a new media project – and why you shouldn’t be scared to have a crack.

From the crowd to the cloud – we bring you the freshest thinking on journalism innovation and entrepreneurship.

innovateKey sessions include:
  • How the intersection of technology and content is reshaping newsrooms
  • Building your own news outlet – Junkee and BuzzFeed in conversation
  • Australian innovators – from the media and beyond – share their lessons learnt
  • Demystifying funding and investment sources – what gets funded and why?
  • How to pitch your project (and how not to pitch)
  • The lay of the land in the startup scene
  • Startup law 101
Key speakers include:
Tickets available now!

For Media Alliance members, it costs just $336 (early bird rate until November 14) for four amazing days of professional development opportunities, inspiration, practical master classes, as well as a host of networking events.

Alternatively, you can attend the Innovation program ONLY for the early bird rate of $152.

To buy your ticket go to http://walkleys.com/storyology/buy-tickets/

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