Get ready for the newsroom of 2020
As we are entering a new decade, we will explore what skills journalists need to develop to succeed in their careers and help their newsrooms thrive.
From data skills to foreign languages, the panel of experts with a stellar track-record in newsroom innovation will discuss practical tips and give advice on how to drive change in the years to come.
Lyndsey Jones is executive editor and section chief of day production at the Financial Times in London. She has played a leading role in the digital transformation of the FT, streamlining editorial operations and reshaping the newsroom to focus on digital-first publishing, while taking a more disciplined and simplified approach to the print editions.
She has not only led successful mergers of teams, delivering changes to working practices to maintain the gold standard of FT journalism, but also as the architect of the FT’s global broadcast schedule, devised and implemented a targeted approach to online publication to help drive traffic and engagement.
Blathnaid Healy is director EMEA, CNN Digital International, based in the London bureau.
She was previously UK editor at Mashable, establishing the brand and opening its first office in London. Blathnaid also spent almost five years working at Ireland’s largest media company RTÉ as a multimedia journalist where she also set up the broadcaster’s first dedicated social media team and project managed output for several high-profile news events across web, mobile and social media.
The get the most out of the conference and learn new skills, join our Newsrewired+ courses that will take place on 26 November 2019: smartphone journalism and audience growth strategies. Book a ticket for both days and save £20.
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