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With less than 10 weeks to go until the next newsrewired digital journalism conference, taking place on 7 November at Reuters in London, the Journalism.co.uk team is pleased to announce two more speakers joining us on the day.
McKenna Grant is a London-based Snapchat senior content editor at the Telegraph. Her team implemented a brand-new Snapchat editorial strategy at the newspaper in June 2017 and now the Telegraph’s Discover platform attracts an average of over one million daily unique viewers.
Imriel Morgan is the CEO and co-founder of the ShoutOut Network, the UK’s first diverse podcast platform. She has won multiple awards for podcasting and has produced many inclusive events and festivals including ShoutOut Live!
Both speakers will be joining Ellen Stewart, head of content at PinkNews, in a session looking at what Generation Z (13-24), who never knew life without smartphones, wants from news organisations.
The event will kick off with a keynote speech from Sarah Marshall, head of audience growth at Vogue International, who will share her best tips on growing your audience and spotting new trends in content sharing.
Ellen Stewart, head of content at the world’s most-read LGBT media platform, PinkNews, joins opening panel on Gen Z
The opening panel at the newsrewired conference will explore what the younger generation (13-24) who never knew life without smartphones wants from news organisations.
The panellists will look at how to get the Gen Z engaged with your brand and, crucially, make them stay so you get ahead of your competition.
Ellen Stewart, head of content at the world’s most-read LGBT media platform, PinkNews, specialises in audience development and editorial campaigns. For the last three months, she has acted as launch Snapchat editor, with PinkNews becoming the first LGBT+ outlet to publish to Discover.
She previously worked at the Evening Standard as acting growth editor and head of social, where she built an audience team from the ground up and successfully delivered double-figure growth across social and SEO.
Andrea Iannuzzi, editor of Agenzia Giornali Locali, will discuss new models in local media, and Matt Danzico, founder of BBC Pop Up, will give delegates an insight into online video for the mobile generation.
With about three weeks to go to our next news:rewired digital journalism conference in London, we are delighted to announce more speakers joining us from BBC News, Deutsche Welle, Immersiv.ly and Syracuse University.
The latest speakers to join our growing line-up will be discussing ways to source stories on social media, a skill every journalists should master nowadays; and looking at the potential of virtual reality for news and how to start experimenting with a low budget.
With two months to go until the next news:rewired conference in London, we are delighted to announced the first set of speakers.
The conference will take place on Thursday 16 July at MSN HQ in London, with a full day of panel discussions and workshops on the latest tools and trends in digital journalism.
The first speakers include experts from the Guardian, Sanoma Media, Reportedly, Deutsche Welle, On Our Radar and Smart Film School.
More speakers have been confirmed for the next news:rewired digital journalism conference, to be held in London on Tuesday 3 February.
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.
We’re pleased to announce the initial speakers confirmed for news:rewired, and just a handful of the subjects to be covered on the day.
The one-day conference will take place on Thursday 20 February, at MSN UK’s offices in Victoria, London. The event will feature a range of sessions, workshops and panel discussions, covering key issues in digital journalism and sharing practical tips and inspirational case studies showing how newsrooms are making the most of digital platforms.
Subjects to be covered on the day will include social media judgement and shareable stories, doing data journalism on a budget, engaging with the community and ways to ensure your online security – plus much more.
Tickets are available for £130 +VAT.
If you’re after more than the one day, we are also offering an additional half-day extension of news:rewired, with our news:rewired+ tickets. These give you entry to the Thursday conference and an additional three-hour, hands-on practical workshop the following day, Friday 21 February, for just £220 +VAT. Delegates can choose from the three following workshops: web-native video, data visualisations and searching social & verification.
We’ve been adding new speakers to our agenda for news:rewired – beyond the story over the past few weeks. In case you missed the changes, here’s who is joining us.
On Thursday 16 December Journalism.co.uk will bring you news:rewired – beyond the story, offering practical advice from experts in journalism and digital publishing. The day-long event will look at the processes and technology beyond producing content that can make your journalism and communications more powerful.
The sessions will include: building communities for content from scratch; search engine optimisation for specialist publishers; new business ideas; building a brand and what linked data and the semantic web mean for journalists.
Take a closer look at the event with our video and hear more on the topics to be discussed from three of our scheduled speakers. Malcolm Coles, director of Digital Sparkle explains why effective SEO is often missing from publisher websites and how to rectify this; Rory Brown from Briefing Media discusses the necessary attributes of a media entrepreneur; and the Guardian’s Martin Belam talks about the importance of linked data and the semantic web to journalists in an increasingly open data world.