The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Summer Conference

5–8 July 2021

Designed for journalists. Open to all.

5-8 July 2021. Online.

The CIJ Summer Conference is the UK’s only journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills.

All free talks and discussions are now available on the CIJ YouTube Channel.

The format:

#CIJSummer 2021 took place online.

  • Free talks and lectures
  • Mix and match pay-as-you go training courses
  • Free workshops 

Free Talks – Topics:

Covid-19: data, science. Focus on India.
Russia: investigative journalism
– Investigating Africa
– Investigative techniques
– Data journalism
World’s best investigations
– Investigative tools
Inspirational journalists

How to book:

  • Courses and workshops – book each one individually
  • Talks and discussions – one booking gives you access to all free talks and discussions



Published: 17 Jun 2021

Welcome from the Director of the CIJ

Welcome to the 19th annual #CIJSummer Investigative Journalism Conference – the second, and almost certainly the last, to take place entirely online. Working throughout a global pandemic has been a challenge for everyone, not least for investigative journalists and those working to help them.
Published: 24 May 2021

Natasha Loder, Rana Ayyub and Shadab Nazmi join India Covid-19 panel

Leading science, data and investigative journalists join #CIJSummer discussion: No Country Left Behind? The Indian Covid-19 catastrophe. Natasha Loder, Health Policy Editor at The Economist, Indian investigative journalist Rana Ayuub and Shadab Nazmi, BBC South Asia data and visual journalist, will examine the Covid-19 situation in India, focusing on the stories from the frontline, Covid-19 data and global vaccination policies.
Published: 14 May 2021

#CIJSummer Keynotes: Associated Press’s Global Investigations Editor Ron Nixon

We are delighted to welcome Ron Nixon, Global Investigations Editor at the Associated Press, as this year’s #CIJSummer Keynote speaker. An award winning investigative journalist, editor and data journalist, Ron will talk about his investigative career, moving from press to news agency, and about a year on the job conducting global investigations.