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Welcome, everyone, to Uncovering Asia: The Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. From September 23 to 25, we are bringing together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around the world.

Below you will find more than 60 sessions and special events. There are panels on digging out hidden facts online, the environment, business, and how to fund your project; seminars on security and tracking dirty money; data journalism workshops by the best in the business; and much more.

You can follow us on Twitter at #IJAsia16. On behalf of your hosts — the Global Investigative Journalism Network, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, and the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Nepal, we wish you a big hello! Namaste!

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Rajneesh Bhandari

Freelance
Multi-media Journalist
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Rajneesh Bhandari is an independent multimedia journalist and documentary filmmaker from Nepal. He has reported on Nepal’s news and current affairs for the last ten years. His multi-media work on different issues have appeared in the New York Times (NYT), National Geographic (Nat Geo), Aljazeera, Aljazeera Plus, NPR, Los Angeles Times and other outlets as well.

Following the Nepal earthquake, he reported from the epicenter Gurkha and other most affected areas of Nepal for the NYT, Nat Geo, NPR and AJ+. Rajneesh worked at Nepal’s top Kantipur Television Network (KTV) for seven years before moving to independent journalism. His best-known investigative story that was aired on KTV showed how some of the lawmakers were misusing their diplomatic passports. That story won him the KTV journalist of the year award. He also worked as the Multimedia Editor of European Journalism Center’s ThinkBrigade.org, editing the multimedia work of 35 reporters across the globe. As the data editor for the Journalists for Transparency’s J4T.org, he edited data stories on food.He graduated in Multimedia Journalism from Ateneo De Manila University and has earned a Master’s in Mass Communication and Journalism from Tribhuwan University in Nepal. He was a 2015-2016 Fulbright Humphrey fellow on investigative reporting and multimedia storytelling at the Cronkite School of Journalism, Arizona State University.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, September 23
 

11:15

 

My Moderators Sessions

Saturday, September 24
 

09:00