French Journalist and International Consultant at Radio Days Africa [fr]

With the support of the French Embassy/ French Institute of South Africa, Sophie Marsaudon, French journalist from Radio France Internationale (RFI), and Andrew Manderstam, international consultant for French multimedia company Lagardère and vice-president of SA multimedia marketing company Mediamark, take part to the sixth edition of Radio Days Africa.

Sophie Marsaudon will talk around “Reporting terror & xenophobia” with Tunde Akpej, Knight Fellow, on Thursday 2 July from 12:00pm to 12:45pm, as part of “The Public and Community Day”. She will also lead a masterclass on “Managing Sexual Danger in Conflict Reporting” on Friday 3 July from 12:00pm to 12:45pm, as part of “The Edgy Day”.

Marsaudon will also take part to a roundtable discussion about Freedom of Expression with members of the SA media at the National Arts festival on Saturday 4 July at 10.00am at the Blue Theatre, Eden Grove. Read more here.

Andrew Manderstam will talk around “Digital challenges and opportunities” on Wednesday 1 July from 11:15am to 12:00pm, as part of “The Mainstream Day”.


The Wits Radio Academy’s annual radio conference has become the premier gathering of radio leaders on the continent. It’s where they grapple with issues facing the medium in a changing environment, get inspired by the best new ideas from here and abroad, and learn new skills.

The conference will bring together around 50 top international speakers, and 200 and upwards delegates from public, commercial and community radio; producers, managers, on-air talent, sales and marketing staff and anybody else interested in the medium. It’s the conference for everybody interested in radio and its future. This year, the theme is Radio 2.0, concentrating on the new shapes and forms the medium will take.


1-3 July 2015
Wits Club, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Phone: 011 717 4083
Full package: R3500
Single day: R1500.

publie le 30/06/2015

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