JAMLAB Accelerator

Supporting innovators to bring new information, new ideas and new conversations.

The Journalism and Media Lab (JAMLAB) Accelerator programme is a six-month hothouse accelerator initiative for journalism and media innovators will provide teams with tools, facilities, and contacts and support to help realise their ideas and ambitions.

Participants receive:

  • A six-month fellowship at Wits Journalism
  • Free workspace and membership at the new Tshimologong Precinct co-working space
  • Mentorship and coaching from experienced media, start-up and tech experts, and entrepreneurs
  • Free places on a three-month Wits ‘Creating the Media’ certificate course
  • Access to a software development team at Tshimologong
  • Opportunities to pitch to potential investors and funders


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Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Targets South Africa
Sectors Creative, media and entertainment