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Our next news:rewired takes place on Tuesday 3 February 2015 at MSN HQ in London (Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL).

Book Your Place!We are delighted to announce the first speakers for the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, including the Guardian’s recently appointed executive editor for digital, Aron Pilhofer.

Confirmed speakers and their relevant sessions include:

Keynote speech

Aron PilhoferAron Pilhofer, executive editor for digital, the Guardian, @pilhofer




Experimenting in the newsroom

Amanda FarnsworthAmanda Farnsworth, head of visual journalism, BBC, @farnsa
Pat LongPat Long, head of news development, The Times and Sunday Times, @PatLongTweets

Approaching the elections

Alberto NardelliAlberto Nardelli, data editor, the Guardian, @AlbertoNardelli
Jim WatersonJim Waterson, deputy editor, BuzzFeed UK, @jimwaterson




Engaging younger audiences

Raja SharifRaja Sharif, strategy implementation manager, Al Jazeera, @RajaSharif


Alan StrangeAlan Strange, senior producer, Sky News, @AlanStrangeSky




Measuring success

Martin AshplantMartin Ashplant, digital and social media director,City A.M.,@mashplant


Stijn DebrouweresStijn Debrouwere, analytics expert, @stdbrouw




Visual storytelling

Tom PhillipsTom Phillips, editorial director, BuzzFeed UK, @flashboy
Lulu PinneyLulu Pinney, freelance infografista, @lulupinney




Online investigations

Eliot HigginsEliot Higgins, open-source investigations expert, founder of Bellingcat, @EliotHiggins
Paul RaduPaul Radu, founder of Investigative Dashboard, @IDashboard




A new wave in audio?

Anna DobleAnna Doble, assistant editor, BBC Newsbeat, @annadoble




Afternoon keynote

Joanna GearyJoanna Geary, head of news partnerships, Twitter UK, @JoannaUK




Emerging technology

Subhajit BanerjeeSubhajit Banerjee, mobile editor, the Guardian, @subhajitb




All tickets are available through this link.


Past news:rewired delegates share their thoughts on our previous digital journalism conferences:

“The combination of speakers from the cutting edge of journalism and an assembly of people driven to be at the cutting edge makes news:rewired the most electric gathering of journalists in Europe. A must-attend”Markham Nolan, Storyful

“A conference that invests in talking about the future of journalism and social media, rather than simply reacting to changes in practice after they’ve already happened”Richard Moynihan, Metro

“Great opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the leading innovators in journalism and to learn a thing or two” – Lawrence Havelock, Bridging & Commercial

“The place to find tools, techniques and inspiration” – Rohan Jayasekera, Vivartz