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Our next news:rewired takes place on Wednesday 23 July 2014 at MSN HQ in London (Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL).

We’ll be adding speaker details soon.


In the meantime, you can still see the speaker line-up from our last news:rewired conference, which took place on Thursday 20 February.

The speakers, organised by session, were:

Keynote speech

Jack Shepherd newsrw picJack Shepherd, editorial director, BuzzFeed, @expresident




Social media: Judgement and shareability

Mark Frankel picMark Frankel, assistant editor of social news, BBC, @markfrankel29
jennyrigbyc4newsJennifer Rigby, social media and special projects producer, Channel 4 News, @jriggers
Paul Rowland headshotPaul Rowland, head of web, Media Wales, @paulrowland1
Jack Shepherd newsrw picJack Shepherd, editorial director, BuzzFeed, @expresident




Sponsor presentation

frederik_neusFrederik Neus, co-founder, Zentrick, @FrederikNeus




A: Data journalism on a budget

54B6ED09E23C4341 8761E65F88C30A40Esa Mäkinen, news editor of data journalism, Helsingin Sanomat, @EsaMakinen
David Ottewell headshotDavid Ottewell, head of data journalism, Trinity Mirror, @davidottewell
Maxime Marbouef picMaxime Marboeuf, data analyst, Tableau Software, @mmarboeuf
By danxoneil on Flickr. Some rights reserved.Dan Sinker, director, Knight-Mozilla OpenNews, @dansinker (image by By danxoneil on Flickr. Some rights reserved).




B: Conversations with the audience

Sarah laitner photo for News RewiredSarah Laitner, communities editor, Financial Times, @sarahlaitner
Marjaana ToiminenDE9B0728Marjaana Toiminen, chief executive, Bonnier Publications, @Sarimarjaana
Laura Oliver,Laura Oliver, social and community editor, UK, the Guardian, @LauraOliver




A: Instagram for news

hannahwaldram_headshotHannah Waldram, community manager, EMEA, Instagram, @hrwaldram




B: Online security for journalists

Daniel Cuthbert headshotDaniel Cuthbert, chief operating officer, SensePost, @dcuthbert




A: Short-form video

mattdanzico headshotMatt Danzico, head of BBC Innovation Lab, BBC, @mattdanzico
Kamali Melbourne headshotKamali Melbourne, online video producer, Channel 4 News, @kamalic4
Peter Winfield headshotPeter Winfield, videographic director, the Economist, @HoveRam
Michael Downing headshotMichael Downing, chief executive, Tout, @michaeldowning
Anna Doble, head of online, Channel 4 News, @annadoble


B: Immersive storytelling and production

Joseph Stashko headshotJoseph Stashko, digital news development editor, The Times & Sunday Times, @josephstash
ben fogarty newsrwBen Fogarty, chief executive, Shorthand, @buckarty
john crowley headshotJohn Crowley, digital editor, WSJ.com, @mrjohncrowley




The digital journalist’s toolbox

Nick Summers headshotNick Summers, reporter, The Next Web, @nisummers
Nick Garnett photoNick Garnett, North of England correspondent and mobile reporting expert, BBC Radio 5 Live, @nicholasgarnett
James Headshot speakerJames Neufeld, founder and chief executive, SAM, an online social asset management platform for news and media professionals, @Jamesaneufeld



Sponsor presentation

Nick Walter OnePulse Head ShotNick Walter, chief marketing office, OnePulse, @NickWalter23




Emerging opportunities in digital journalism

David Ho headshotDavid Ho, editor, mobile, tablets and emerging technology, Wall Street Journal, @DavidHo

Peter-BalePeter Bale, general manager and vice president, digital, CNN International, @PeterBaleCNN
Alison Gow headshot newsrwAlison Gow, editor, digital innovation team, Trinity Mirror, @alisongow
Robin WautersRobin Wauters, founding editor, Tech.eu, @robinwauters
Liz Heron, editor, emerging media, Wall Street Journal, @lheron

Andy Dickinson headshotAndy Dickinson, senior lecturer, School of Journalism and Digital Communication, University of Central Lancashire, @digidickinson

Benji Lanyado headshotBenji Lanyado, founder of Picfair and former digital producer Guardian/NYT, @benjilanyado
LouisaPeacock02.jpgLouisa Peacock, deputy women’s editor, Daily and Sunday Telegraph, @louisapeacock
Darren Waters headshotDarren Waters, acting editor-in-chief, MSN+Bing Apps, AMP UK, Microsoft, @darrenwaters
Kathryn Corrick headshotKathryn Corrick, head of training and digital engagement, Open Data Institute, @kcorrick
Sue Llewellyn pic newsrwSue Llewellyn, co-founder, Ultra Social, @suellewellyn





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

“I left with a very useful overview of trends taking place in news organisations today” - Blaise Grimes-Vlort, eModeration

“If time is money, this was time well spent”Mike Best, Leeds Trinity University

“news:rewired is a must for anyone wanting to stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest media news, tools and apps”Abigail Edge, MNA Media

“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