Digital Journalism Insights 2018: Lightning Talks from ONA Board Candidates

Presented at ONA18
September 12, 2018
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We’ll hear from key leaders in the digital journalism community — candidates for ONA’s Board of Directors — about their approach to balancing innovation, engagement, revenue and, of course, core journalism. The brief meetup that follows is a chance to ask one-on-one questions of those who want to guide ONA over the next few years. Click for more.

This session is designed for:

  • Anyone who wants a “big picture” look at current trends in journalism: if you’re at our conference or watching online, that’s you!
  • Executives looking for a glimpse at what their peers see as emerging issues
  • ONA members and voters who want more information about the Board of Directors candidate slate

Speakers

Staci Baird
Assistant Professor, University of La Verne
Fergus Bell
Journalist & Consultant, Fathm
Selymar Colón
Managing Editor and Senior Director, Univision Communications, Inc.
Rubina Madan Fillion
Director of Strategy, Opinion, The New York Times
Teresa Frontado
Digital Director, WLRN, South Florida Public Media
Rodney Gibbs
Chief Product Officer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Imaeyen Ibanga
Senior Producer, AJ+
Mandy Jenkins
John S. Knight Journalism Fellow, The Compass Experiment
Chris Krewson
Vice President, Spirited Media
Celeste LeCompte
VP, Business Development, ProPublica
Greg Linch
Back-End Developer, Industry Dive
Frank Mungeam
VP Digital Audience Engagement, Local Media Association
Hayg Oshagan
Associate Professor, Wayne State University
Angela Pacienza
Head of Experience, The Globe and Mail
Maryanne Reed
Dean / Professor, West Virginia University
Ola Stenberg
Executive Digital Editor, Schibsted Media Group, VG
Valerie Streit
News Lead, Partner Operations, Google
Meena Thiruvengadam
Success Manager, Self-Employed
Leslie Wilkinson
Senior Product Manager, CNN Digital
Benét Wilson
Associate Editor, The Points Guy

Moderators

Joshua Hatch
Chronicle of Higher Education
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