A News Editor In Your Pocket
Pocket Reporter is a web app that guides novice and veteran journalists through the news gathering process.
The essential questions to ask to help you write the best story.
Questions are available in multiple languages.
Resources to compliment a topic or journalistic practice.
Share only what you want, when you want
Stories are only saved on your device and no-one will have access until you choose to share it via Whatsapp or E-mail.
POCKET REPORTER QUICKSTART GUIDE
Visit and familiarise yourself with the Pocket Reporter tool
Pocket reporter has checklists and questions for various reporting situations. Resources downloaded while online can be used even when you are offline!
When reporting, choose the checklist relevant to your story
Pocket Reporter has more than 50 checklists to choose from across 7 categories. These checklists have been created by veteran journalists to ensure they are valuable and up to date.
Gather critical information by following the story checklist
Complete the checklist to ensure you don’t forget to gather any important information when reporting in the field.
Easily share your reporting with colleagues and editors
Pocket Reporter automatically saves all your stories to your device, even while offline. You can then easily choose to share only specific stories once you have access to the internet.
Reference Pocket Reporter when writing your story
When writing your story, use the details gathered using Pocket Reporter to construct a well researched and accurate description of events.