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Saturday, April 18 • 10:15am - 11:15am
What You Need to Know About Video

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Even if your job doesn't involve video now, it may one day soon.Video has become an essential component of many newsrooms. Having video shooting, editing, and storytelling skills can set you apart in the job market. What do you need to know about how news organizations are using video now, how they plan to implement video in the future, and what that means for journalists? What tools do you need to be familiar with? What skills do you need to have? And what's the best way to market your multimedia skills?

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Sachi Cunningham

Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism, San Francisco State University
Director Sachi Cunningham is a documentary filmmaker and Professor of Multimedia Journalism at San Francisco State University. Her award-winning stories have screened worldwide for outlets including FRONTLINE, The Discovery Channel, The New York Times Sunday Magazine and The Los Angeles Times. The Emmys, Webbys, and Pictures of the Year International, among others have honored Cunningham’s work. A graduate of UC Berkeley's... Read More →

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Vicky Nguyen

Investigative Reporter, NBC Bay Area
Vicky Nguyen is an award-winning investigative reporter for NBC Bay Area News. She has covered numerous high profile stories including Florida's hanging chads debacle in the 2000 presidential election, the serial shooters and Baseline Killer in Phoenix, the PG&E pipe explosion in San Bruno and subsequent NTSB safety hearings in D.C. as well as the protests in Oakland over the BART police shooting of Oscar Grant. Nguyen's stories have prompted... Read More →
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Adithya Sambamurthy

Video Producer, The Center for Investigative Reporting
Adithya Sambamurthy produces, shoots and edits videos at The Center for Investigative Reporting. His work appears on CIR's website,revealnews.org, and also airs on a range of CIR's broadcast and online partners, including the PBS Newshour, Al Jazeera English, ABC News, KQED and the Guardian. At CIR, he has been nominated for a national Emmy, shared in a Peabody Award, and received commendations from the Society of Professional Journalists... Read More →
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Dena Takruri

Dena Takruri is a Presenter and Producer at AJ+, Al Jazeera's all digital video news channel based in San Francisco. She covers a vast array of issues including global affairs, politics, social justice and pop culture both in studio and in the field. Prior to joining AJ+, Dena was a host and producer at HuffPost Live in New York, where she joined as part of the original launch team. Before that, Dena was with Al Jazeera Arabic in Washington... Read More →

Saturday April 18, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am
Hotel Whitcomb (Lombard)

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