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Son of a pitch!

A primer on how do get editors gushin’ rather than cussin’.

Writing tips

Hook ’em and reel ’em in:
How to write killer intros

Whether you are writing a news story or a feature, start your story with a bang. Hook the reader with your opening line!

Environment Wild Walk series

A revelation of a rugged sort

Mother Nature put the brakes on a daring wild coast swim, but a seed has been planted  for a new  environmental education initiative – and a chance to make media

Training

Buck up! Time to apply for the RR internship – 2019

The Durban-based environmental journalism training agency, Roving Reporters, is recruiting two to three interns to assist us in covering environmental and social justice issues.

Training

Lights, camera…Oops!

Roving Reporters intern Bukeka Silekwa witness a nightmare moment in broadcasting and deftly sidesteps another.

Training

Huang on a Mao: more to China’s African adventure than meets the eye

Twenty students from across the country worked with a Wits Vuvuzela team to cover the 14th annual African Investigative Journalism Conference at the university. Thabiso Goba was one of them.

Training

On calling out the gaslighter in chief and other dilemmas

In his blog this week, which tracks his experiences as a Roving Reporters intern, Thabiso Goba  grapples with some big philosophical issues and the role of the journalist in a

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Scoop! How junior journo Bukeka earned her spurs

Intern Bukeka Silekwa reflects on a busy year and her Roving Reporters experience so far.