The Africa Media Summit is free and companies may sign up an unlimited number of delegates. Complete Summit information, including online registration, is available on the INMA's website.
The INMA summit aims to surface the best practices of Africa's diverse and fast-evolving news industry, with special emphasis on elevating integrity and trust and accelerating transformation in turbulent times.
The summit will focus on 'Africa's media stories told by Africans'. Among the first speakers announced include:
- Vasantha Angamuthu: CEO of African News Agency, South Africa
- Lewis Chikurunhe: general manager of Associated Newspapers, Zimbabwe
- Denise Laila: head of product development at The Standard Group, Kenya
- Fouad Mansou: editor in chief at Al Ahram Online, Egypt
- Rhodé Marshall: managing editor of City Press / Media 24, South Africa
- Chiyuka Maseka: director of commercial at Zambian Daily Mail Limited, Zambia
- Toli Master: head of content at Pulse, Ghana
- Mutuma Mathiu: group editorial director at Nation Media Group, Kenya, and
- Youssef Triki: publisher at Groupe Eco-Medias, Morocco.
International guest speakers include Kimberly Johnson, editor of the CFO Journal / Wall Street Journal
, and INMA CEO Earl J. Wilkinson. South African Broadcast Corporation news anchor Peter Ndoro will moderate the two-day summit.
Key themes to be covered include:
- 'The digital journey of leading African newsrooms'
- 'Upholding the traditional integrity of print media'
- 'Transitioning readers to digital even as newsroom resources shrink'
- 'Building new revenue models'
- 'The role of African media in driving growth and development'
- 'How to implement data strategies', and
- 'What digital revenue models will work for African media'.
By registering for the INMA Africa Media Summit, attendees will gain access to the live stream between Thursday, 19 November and Friday, 20 November and will gain access to all summit recordings and presentations.
"INMA continues to expand our footprint worldwide and we're honoured to help grow an African media community with our November summit," says INMA CEO Earl Wilkinson.
"This will be the first of many ventures in Africa and I know publishers will appreciate new connections to colleagues from around the world," concludes Wilkinson.
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