Speakers

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Keynote Talks:

  • Jeff Jarvis, director of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism: "News Isn't What We Say It Is"
  • Amy Webb, CEO of Webbmedia Group: "Emerging Tech Trends for Academia"
 

Session Speakers:

  • Laura Norton Amico, editor and founder, Homicide Watch D.C.
  • Charlie Beckett, founding director of the journalism and society think tank, POLIS, London School of Economics
  • Kevin Blackistone, panelist on ESPN's "Around the Horn" and Shirley Povich chair in sports journalism, University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism
  • Jeremy Caplan, director of education, CUNY's Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism
  • Sarah Cohen, Knight professor of the practice of journalism and public policy, Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Kathleen Culver, faculty, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Jeff Cutler, social media trainer for the Society of Professional Journalists' Newsroom Training Program
  • Caitlin Dewey, web content producer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
  • Leonard Downie, Jr, vice president at large, The Washington Post Co., Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Arizona State University
  • Asher Epstein, managing director,  Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Maryland
  • Kathie Gartrell, Managing editor of e-publishing National Geographic Traveler
  • Michael Getler, ombudsman, Public Broadcasting Service
  • Tom Glaisyer, Knight Media Policy Fellow, New America Foundation
  • Rich Gordon, director of digital innovation and professor, Medill School, Northwestern University
  • Chris Harvey, director of internships and career development, UMD College of Journalism
  • Burt Herman, CEO and co-founder, Storify
  • Alfred Hermida, associate professor, Graduate School of Journalism, University of British Columbia
  • Richard Koci Hernandez, Ford Foundation multimedia fellow and lecturer, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism; Emmy Award winning visual journalist
  • Robert Hernandez, assistant professor, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
  • Liz Heron, social media editor, New York Times
  • Ross Herosian, manager of college programs and HR projects SiriusXM Radio
  • Retha Hill, executive director of the Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Arizona State University
  • Justin Karp, Web editor, ABC7-WJLA
  • Gary Kebbel, dean, College of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Seung Min Kim, congressional reporter for POLITICO
  • Edouard Lambelet, chairman and CEO, Small Rivers, and co-founder of paper.li
  • Caroline H. Little, president and CEO, Newspaper Association of America
  • Jim Long, NBC News cameraman and founder of Verge New Media, LLC
  • Mark S. Luckie, national innovations editor, The Washington Post; founder and editor of 10,000 Words, author of The Digital Journalist's Handbook
  • Adam Marton, production technology manager, news design, The Baltimore Sun
  • Bob McCall, producer, Associated Press
  • Jamie McIntyre, anchor, National Public Radio
  • Rich Murphy, senior web producer, myfoxdc
  • Raju Narisetti, managing editor, The Washington Post
  • Will Norton Jr., professor and dean, Meek School of Journalism and New Media, University of Mississippi 
  • Adam Ostrow, editor in chief, Mashable
  • Steven Overly, reporter, The Washington Post
  • Zizi Papacharissi, Professor and Head, Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Mark Potts, entrepreneur; co-founder of Backfence and GrowthSpur
  • Evan Ratliff, founder and editor, The Atavist
  • Jared Rizzi, producer and Washington correspondent for the Sirius XM 24-hour political news channel
  • Adrienne Russell, associate professor, University of Denver
  • Geanne Rosenberg, Professor at City University of New York’s Baruch College and CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism, and Faculty Associate, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University
  • Jan Schaffer, executive director, J-Lab, the Institute for Interactive Journalism, American University
  • Callie Schweitzer, assistant to the publisher, Talking Points Memo;
  • Lynn Sweet, Washington bureau chief, Chicago Sun-Times
  • Matt Waite, developer of PolitiFact and professor of practice, University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Stephen Ward, director of the Center for Journalism Ethics,  University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Warren Webster, president of AOL's Patch Media
  • Wendy Wyatt, associate professor, University of St. Thomas, 
  • Ronald Yaros, assistant professor, University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism, director of Explain My News.org.

Teach-a-Thon Speakers & Talk Titles:

  • Matthew Blake, California State University – Chico: "Transitioning to HTML5 in Online Journalism Instruction"
  • Dave Carlson, University of Florida: "Your Multimedia Toolkit"
  • Serena Carpenter, Arizona State University: "A Job is in the Details: How to Help Your Students Create a Portfolio"
  • Jennifer Cox, Salisbury University: "Hitting the Web"
  • Amy Eisman, American University: "Next for Text"
  • Barbara Croll Fought, Syracuse University: "Finding Sources Online"
  • Craig Herndon, Howard University: "Talking About Pictures"
  • Steve Klein, George Mason University: "The One Thing"
  • Andrew Lih, University of Southern California: "Teaching Visual Storytelling: The five-shot method and beyond"
  • Ed Madison, University of Oregon: "Creating Digital Student Publications for iPads"
  • Deborah Potter, NewsLab: "Visualization Tools Tour"
  • Cindy Royal, Texas State University; "Storify It!"
  • Jeff South, Virginia Commonwealth University; "Driving CAR in the Classroom"
  • Stacy Spaulding, Towson University: "Interactive Grading for Interactive Journalism: Do Less Work While Teaching Students More"