Digital Journalism Insights: Lightning Talks from ONA Board Candidates and VIP Meetup

  • Thursday, Sep 13 – 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
  • JW Grand Ballrooms 1+2
  • #ONAElects

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
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    Fergus Bell
    Journalist & Consultant, Dig Deeper Media & Pop-Up Newsroom
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    Selymar Colón
    Managing Editor and Senior Director, Univision Communications, Inc.
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    Rubina Madan Fillion
    Director of Audience Engagement, The Intercept
    @rubinafillionVisit Website

    Teresa Frontado
    Digital Director, WLRN, South Florida Public Media
    tfrontadoVisit Website

    Rodney Gibbs
    Chief Product Officer, Texas Tribune
    rgibbsVisit Website

    Imaeyen Ibanga
    Senior Producer, AJ+
    @iiwritesVisit Website

    Mandy Jenkins
    John S. Knight Journalism Fellow, Stanford University

    Chris Krewson
    Vice President, Spirited Media
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    Juleyka Lantigua-Williams
    Founder/CEO, Lantigua Williams & Co.
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    Celeste LeCompte
    VP, Business Development, ProPublica
    celraeVisit Website

    Greg Linch
    Back-End Developer, Industry Dive
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    Frank Mungeam
    VP Digital Audience Engagement, TEGNA Media
    frankwordsVisit Website

    Hayg Oshagan
    Associate Professor, Wayne State University
    newmichmediaVisit Website

    Angela Pacienza
    Head of Experience, The Globe and Mail
    @angelapacienzaVisit Website

    Niketa Patel
    News Partnership Manager, Twitter
    niketaVisit Website

    Maryanne Reed
    Dean / Professor, West Virginia University
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    Ola Stenberg
    Executive Digital Editor, Schibsted Media Group, VG
    OlaStenbergVisit Website

    Valerie Streit
    News Lead, Partner Operations, Google
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    Meena Thiruvengadam
    Success Manager,
    @meena_thiruVisit Website

    Leslie Wilkinson
    Senior Product Manager, CNN Digital
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    Benét Wilson
    Associate Editor,
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    Joshua Hatch
    , Chronicle of Higher Education
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