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Saturday, April 18 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Digital storytelling

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Digital journalism is redefined daily by countless users and producers via social media, apps and other technology. From Medium to Meerkat, there are myriad ways to tell stories online and more storytellers doing it. Today, three journalists who have long been on the frontier of digital storytelling will discuss its limitless possibilities and what you can do now to improve your own stories. They are Kim Bui, West Coast producer for reported.ly and co-founder of #wjchat, a weekly Twitter chat for web journalists; David Cohn, executive producer at AJ Plus, part of Al Jazeera’s research and development team, and former Chief Content Officer of Circa; and Victor Hernandez, a news innovation strategist and former “news futurist” at CNN who is currently co-chair of the San Diego chapter of the Online News Association.

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Kim Bui

West Coast producer, Reported.ly
Kim Bui is the West Coast producer for reported.ly. She’s also an adjunct instructor at the University of Southern California and co-founder of #wjchat, a weekly Twitter chat for web journalists. Previously, she was a part of Digital First Media’s Thunderdome, working on breaking news like the MH370 disappearance and the Ukrainian conflict. She also worked at public media outlet KPCC, spearheading mobile projects and managing KPCC’s... Read More →
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David Cohn

Executive Producer, AJ+
David Cohn is an executive producer at AJ Plus, part of Al Jazeera’s research and development team, leading efforts to turn a broadcast organization into a digital operation. Before that he was the Chief Content Officer of Circa, one of the first organizations to experiment with atomized news structures. In 2008 he created the first platform to crowdfund journalism. In 2010 he was named one of the “Ten Under 30” by Folio magazine and in... Read More →
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Victor Hernandez

News Innovation Strategist
Victor Hernandez is a digital journalism strategist and new media thought leader with keen eyes and full attention toward the big picture of tomorrow’s rapidly changing media landscape. Currently collaborating closely with news media startups on strategic initiatives and product | development, Hernandez recently left CNN after 12 years, working extensively within both news editorial leadership ranks and product technology areas. Prior to... Read More →

Saturday April 18, 2015 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Hotel Whitcomb (Fisherman's Wharf)

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