Announcing the participants for the Reporting Change storytelling workshop

A selection committee has chosen 24 promising photographers to take part in the second round of Reporting Change workshops, which aim to improve the technical, journalistic, and storytelling skills of photojournalists in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. The selected participants are:

Roger Anis, Egypt
• Mahmoud Khaled, Egypt
Virginie Hoang Nguyen, Belgium
Jonathan Rashad, Egypt
Gabous Yahya, Tunisia
Amine Landoulsi, Tunisia
Mohamed Ali eddin, Egypt
Zied Ben Romdhane, Tunisia
Amru Salahuddien, Egypt
Ahmed Hayman, Egypt
Arslane Bestaoui, Algeria
Omnia Arfin, Egypt
Amine Boussoffara, Tunisia
Douraïd Souissi, Tunisia
Joelle Gueguen, France
Sabrina Belkhouja, Tunisia
Mohamed Kaouche, Algeria
Jean Madeyski, France
Joseph Ouechen, Morocco
Sophia Baraket, Tunisia
Zara Samiry, Morocco
Nader ElGadi, Libya
Mohamed Alalem, Libya

The selection committee consisted of:

Yuri Kozyrev, Russia, photographer NOOR and Time magazine.
• Michket Krifa, France, independent curator, author and consultant for visual arts in the Middle East and Africa.
Meaghan Looram, USA, Deputy Editor of Photography at the New York Times

The 24 photographers were selected from a pool of 114 applicants.

The participants will take part in one of two workshops, to be held between April - July 2013. The workshops will be led by international, established photojournalists who participated in the World Press Photo training program in March.

The trainers:

Magdalena Herrera, France/Cuba, director of photography Geo France
Jenny Smets, the Netherlands, director of photography Vrij Nederland
Donald Weber, Canada, photographer VII Photo Agency
Michael Zumstein, France, photographer Agence Vu

Training visual
journalists in
North Africa

Training regional photojournalism trainers in order to build a mutually supportive photojournalism community

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