Story-Based

Inquiry

We deliver investigative storytelling methods that meet the needs of journalists, activists, educators and corporates.
“Hunter and Sengers unpack the essential elements of writing like an anatomy lesson” 
– Mark Schapiro, environmental journalist
“It was both inspirational and deeply practical. It left everyone feeling uplifted”
– Vin Ray, former editor in chief, International, BBC
“It was an eye-opener for many that you can work with a hypothesis in this way”
– Nils Hanson, editor at Uppdrag granskning, Swedish Television
“A must for anyone who wants to make the difference in journalism” – Thomas Van Hemeledonck, chief-editor current affairs Telefacts, VTM Belgium Television
“Mark Hunter is a reference for our network”
– Didier Désormeaux, pedagogy director, France Télévisions
“Luuk is one of the few people I know who can teach storytelling technique broad-based and entertaining” – Hans Scholten, Stichting Democratie en Media
“I am impressed by the Story-based Inquiry Manual” – Rosemary Armao, Center for Investigative Reporting in Bosnia and the Organized Crime and Corruption Project
“[The method] is brilliantly intelligent and useably simple. It has completely revolutionised the way I work” – Brendan Montague, Request Initiative
“I recommend this for all [...] journalists embarking on longer term investigations” – Rosie Waterhouse, Director of the MA in Investigative Journalism, City University London 

Teaching, coaching

We design and deliver courses and training sessions for students, scholars, journalists, managers and campaigners. We provide keynotes, individual coaching and full courses of up to one semester credit.

Publications

We write manuals and handbooks that reviewers call “brilliant” and “major contributions.” Our scholarly articles and case studies are published by A journals and our stories are published in major newspapers and magazines.

Academic

We have a full course curriculum for investigative journalism available. We also help students and academics with their theses.

Enterprise

We write conference reports and case studies that read like stories. And we train managers to create impactful, coherent project and strategy presentations.

New!

"Feed the Watchdog: Stakeholder-Driven Business Models for Investigative Journalism" is a new study we expect to publish in September 2016. It will become free available online. Click to see this and other publications

Meet us

In the next months we  teach Story-Based Inquiry, datajournalism and interviewing at several conferences and in open courses. Click to check our teaching calendar.

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