Save the Date: Journalism Events in 2023 you need to know

Here you can find some key dates for a journalist’s calendar. Events/forums and conferences taking place in 2023 worldwide. Such gatherings offer unique insights into the world of journalism, raise conversations about critical issues, introduce new tools and practices, as well as provide a chance to create a strong collaborative community. 

MARCH

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS AND EDITORS 

IRE’s annual data journalism conference (NICAR23) | Nashville, Tennessee | 2-5 March, 2023 

NICAR23 offers hands-on training sessions to both beginners and those on the cutting edge of digital reporting. The sessions range between the basics on using spreadsheets, databases and online mapping to data visualization and the latest technological advances. More info: www.ire.org 

WORLD CONFERENCE OF SCIENCE JOURNALISTS (WCSJ) 

12th World Conference of Science Journalists | Medellín, Colombia | 27-31 March, 2023 

The World Conference of Science Journalists takes place every two years, and is the largest international event for science journalists to gather as peers, helping one another learn, grow, and thrive. More info: https://www.wcsj.org


APRIL 

KNIGHT CENTER FOR JOURNALISM IN THE AMERICAS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN 

24th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) | Austin, Texas and online | 14 & 15 April, 2023 

The 24th International Symposium on Online Journalism will be held on April 14 & 15, 2023, in Austin, Texas and online.  More info: https://isoj.org 

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM FESTIVAL (IJF) 

ijf23 | Perugia, Italy | 19-23 April, 2023 

The International Journalism Festival is the biggest annual media event in Europe. IJF is totally independent and has no affiliation with any media organisation. More info:  www.journalismfestival.com 


JUNE

DATAHARVEST (ARENA FOR JOURNALISM EUROPE) 

Dataharvest – The European Investigative Journalism Conference 2023 | Mechelen, Belgium | 1-4 June, 2023 

Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference is a meeting point where interesting data and documents are shared, new cross-border projects conceived and teams established, necessary skills taught and pressing issues discussed. More info:  www.dataharvest.eu 

EUROPEAN PRESS PRIZE 

European Press Prize Award Ceremony  2023 | Tbilisi, Georgia | 9 June, 2023 

The European Press Prize is an organisation founded to support and promote quality journalism in every corner of the continent. The 2023 award ceremony will be part of Zeg: Tbilisi Storytelling Festival. More info:  www.europeanpressprize.com 

DEUTSCHE WELLE 

The DW Global Media Forum 2023 | Bonn, Germany | 19 & 20 June, 2023 

The DW Global Media Forum is an annual gathering of journalists and media experts from around the world. It offers various workshops and training opportunities on media topics. How can journalism help us in overcoming societal divisions? This is the question DW will examine during the 16th edition of DW’s international media conference. DW has hosted the event in Bonn since 2007. More info: www.dw.com 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS AND EDITORS 

IRE 2023 | Orlando, Florida | 22-25 June, 2023 

IRE’s annual investigative journalism conference. More info: www.ire.org 


AUGUST

ONLINE NEWS ASSOCIATION 

ONA 2023 | Philadelphia, PA | 23-26 August, 2023 

ONA’s conference each year provides journalists with new tools, techniques and technologies. It also gives the opportunity to discuss advancements and challenges in the industry, take advantage of the rare opportunity to network face-to-face, and share best practices with peers. More info: www.journalists.org 


SEPTEMBER

GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM NETWORK 

Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2023 (GIJC23) | Gothenburg, Sweden | 19-22 September 2023 

The Global Investigative Journalism Conference is the world’s largest gathering of investigative reporters and editors. More info:  gijc2023.org 

iMEdD 

iMEdD’s International Journalism Forum 2023 | Athens, Greece | September 2023 

For the second year, journalists and media professionals from Greece and around the world will come together to discuss new methods and tools, exchange ideas, address concerns and build a strong community in a bid for a better journalism. Details on the content, participants and venue will be available at https://forum.imedd.org/ in the upcoming period. 

* Make sure to check imedd.org for the latest updates! The list is regularly updated.