Storyology: Walkleys Media Event

By October 20, 2014 Events
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It’s on again – Storyology – the Walkleys media event of the year kicks off in Sydney on 1 December 2014. For four days, a star-studded line-up of journopreneurs, creators and thinkers will be appearing in Sydney to share their ideas.

Don’t miss out! The main program for this fantastic event has just launched – visit to see what’s happening and check out the full list of fantastic speakers.

Storyology features the biggest-ever pool of international media talent in Australia, all focused on the same goal: to build a sustainable and creative journalism industry for the 21st century.

International speakers include:

  • Ben Smith (USA), editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed and one of the most talented and admired scoop-mongers in the game
  • Femi Oke (USA), host of The Stream, Al Jazeera English, harnesses social media from all corners of the world to deliver gripping news stories
  • Kevin Davis (USA), CEO and Executive Director, Investigative News Network, who knows how to access the best revenue streams for non-profit organisations
  • Vivian Schiller (USA), who has made a career straddling the intersection of social media and news leading Twitter, NPR, NBC News and more
  • Maria Ressa (Philippines), CEO of Rappler and instigator of social change in the Philippines
  • Madhu Trehan (India), founder and editor of NewsLaundry, an innovative news platform in India

And that’s just for starters! The full speaker list and program, including a huge array of Australian talent, can now be viewed online at

Program Highlights:

  • Writer’s Block – the biggest obstacle to innovation is journalists’ thinking – Neal Mann
  • Adapt or Perish – Innovation trends in Australia and Beyond – Peter Williams
  • Silicon Dreaming – The lay of the land in the startup scene – Kevin Davis
  • Free Range Journalism – Debra Jopson
  • This Freelance Life – Fiona Harari

At Storyology, you’ll become future-ready:

  • Discover new tools for storytelling in different ways that engage your audience more than ever before.
  • Learn how to break out of the silo and repackage your talents to make the most of this Brave New World.
  • Hear from hard-core investigative journalists why investigative journalism is more important than ever, and how to do it.

Visit now to grab your ticket.