Arete Stories

Friday 7 April 2017, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: Pitching NGO and Humanitarian Stories

In an increasingly competitive media marketplace, gaining maximum coverage for the issues that matter is key to making sure your stories make a difference. Learn why editors reject or select humanitarian and NGO stories and how to avoid the classic pitfalls. This course will show you how to produce fantastic visually led pitches using the right platforms to ensure maximum coverage and compliments the storytelling courses held in January and March.


Thursday 6th April 2017, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Content Gathering in Challenging Contexts

NGOs and journalists often have to operate in challenging or hostile contexts. Producing quality material whilst maintaining levels of professionalism and sensitivity can be hard. This course will help you navigate through the complexities and give you the confidence you need to bring back a story safely and sensitively.


Friday 13 January 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Photography

This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell humanitarian stories through photographs for media, NGOs, charities and corporate social responsibility programmes. This is a hands-on photography experience and we encourage interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera you use.


Friday 10 June 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Content Gathering in Challenging Contexts

NGOs and journalists often have to operate in challenging or hostile contexts. Producing quality material whilst maintaining levels of professionalism and sensitivity can be hard. This course will help you navigate through the complexities and give you the confidence you need to bring back a story safely and sensitively.

This workshop is part of a series being run in partnership with Arete Stories. To find out more about their other workshops, click here.


Friday 6 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Stories and the Media

In an increasingly competitive media marketplace, gaining maximum coverage for the issues that matter is key to making sure your stories make a difference. Learn why editors reject or select humanitarian and NGO stories and how to avoid the classic pitfalls. This course will show you how to produce fantastic visually led pitches using the right platforms to ensure maximum coverage and compliments the storytelling courses held in March and April.

This workshop is part of a series being run in partnership with Arete Stories. To find out more about their other workshops, click here.


Friday 8 April 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Video and Multimedia

This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell powerful stories through video and multimedia. You will learn to create an effective video strategy and how to work with professional video producers and teams. We will go over common pitfalls, learn the relevant theory and lingo, and cover practical topics including how to write a creative brief, how to coordinate bigger productions, and how to use web platforms and social media effectively.

This workshop is part of a series being run in partnership with Arete Stories. To find out more about their other workshops, click here.


Friday 11 March 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Photography

This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell humanitarian stories through photographs for media, NGOs, charities and corporate social responsibility programmes. This is a hands-on photography experience and we encourage interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera you use.

This workshop is part of a series being run in partnership with Arete Stories. To find out more about their other workshops, click here.