Reporting: A People-First Approach

2024-07-15 17:12:48

Vishaka George

Reporting: A People-First Approach


March 10, 2024    
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Bookings closed


Museum of Art & Photography
22 Kasturba Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560001
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Caption: Untitled (People Crossing a Water Body), T. S. Satyan, Late 20th century, Inkjet print, Gifted by the T. S. Satyan Family Trust, PHY.10494

This workshop conducted by The People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI) is for early stage professionals, aspiring journalists and individuals who work in communications. This session will explore a people-first approach in reporting which is a typical feature of PARI’s reportage – work which centres the everyday lives of everyday people through powerful storytelling.

The workshop conducted by Vishaka George, Senior Editor at PARI will cover reporting techniques including seeking informed consent, how to interview, taking photographs and videos, and lastly, creating a compelling narrative that foregrounds people’s voices. Editing examples will also be provided to conclude the session.

Limited spots available. Do register to confirm your spot.


This event is fully booked.

Vishaka George

Senior Editor, PARI

Vishaka George is a Senior Editor at PARI. She specialises in reporting on livelihoods and environmental issues. Vishaka is also in charge of PARI’s Social Media functions, and she works with PARI Education, an initiative that aims to introduce stories on socio-economic inequalities, rural art, and culture to students in classrooms across India. Additionally, she is the author of two books for young adults inspired by her reporting experiences in rural areas. Her first book, The House of Uncommons, is about a young boy named Krishnan and his friends and their experience of living with one of the world’s most dreaded viruses. The second book, Ammini Against the Storm, tells the story of a young girl who witnesses how climate change affects some lives more severely than others. In short, she loves converting crucial information into compelling content.

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