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New speaker joins panel on diversity in the newsroom

| June 4, 2019 – 11:44 am | 316 views
Copy of Memberships in news organisations – lessons from the Guardian

We are pleased to announce that a new speaker will be joining Marverine Cole on the panel that will be discussing the best practices to build a diversified and sustainable newsroom.

Robyn Vinter grew up in Leeds and graduated top of her class at Leeds Beckett University almost a decade ago. She is, in her words, “one of those elusive working-class journalists” and does everything she can to support those who come from less well-represented backgrounds.

Robyn launched The Overtake, an investigative news website for millennials based in Leeds, in October 2017. In 2018, she was shortlisted for the Georgina Henry Award at the Press Awards and this year was nominated for the Paul Foot Award for her investigation into racist London nightclubs.

Before The Overtake, she wrote for publications including the i paper, The Guardian, BuzzFeed and the New Statesman.

New speaker announcement: Marverine Cole joins panel on diversity in the newsroom

| May 16, 2019 – 12:14 pm | 652 views
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One of the key sessions of the upcoming Newsrewired conference will be a discussion around diversity in the newsroom.

We will look at why news organisations are increasingly looking to hire from underserved communities not only as a PR exercise or because it is the right thing to do, but because it is essential to regain audiences’ trust.

We are pleased to announce that Marverine Cole, journalist, broadcaster and academic at Birmingham City University, will be joining the panel.

Marverine Cole has worked for many of Britain’s most watched and listened to broadcasters, including Sky News, ITV Central and BBC Midlands Today.

As a member of Black Journalists’ Collective UK, a network of 100+ freelance, contract & staff BAME journalists working in UK newsrooms, she took part in an initiative that urged editors across Britain to commit to improving representation in newsrooms by supporting their diversity manifesto.

Newsrewired November 2019: early agenda announced

| April 26, 2019 – 11:19 am | 641 views
Newsrewired early bird offer

The next Newsrewired digital journalism conference will take place on 27 November 2019 at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

One of the key sessions of the day will be a discussion around diversity in the newsroom.

Join the debate on how to sustain high-quality journalism

| October 18, 2018 – 4:10 pm | 789 views
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Journalism.co.uk is pleased to announce that two prominent voices in the debate on sustainable, high-quality journalism — Rachel Oldroyd managing editor, Bureau of Investigative Journalism, and Brian Cathcart, professor and founder of Hacked Off — will be joining the panel that will explore the best business models for 21st-century news organisations.

Making digital journalism sustainable: is the homepage still relevant?

| July 13, 2012 – 2:31 pm | 4,501 views
Dennis Mortensen of Visual Revenue speaking at news:rewired

John Barnes, managing director of the technology and digital division at Incisive Media; Stephen Folwell, business director, multimedia and brand extensions, Guardian News & Media; Dennis Mortensen, chief executive and founder, Visual Revenue; Lucia Adams, digital development editor, The Times, discuss what readers are prepared to give in return for quality journalism: money and/or data.