Data Journalism Summit

April 11

The Data Journalism Summit at the Associated Press in New York will showcase the top data journalism department thinkers and executives, illuminating the best strategies and tactics for organizing effective data journalism departments and excellence in data journalism.

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Schedule



Monday, April 11

8:30 a.m.

Registration

9:00 a.m.

Welcome

Martha Stone Martha Stone
Founder of Data Journalism Summit @WNMNorgLinkedIn

9:05 a.m.

Introductions

Jodie Hopperton Jodie Hopperton
Emcee, International Media Consultant @jodiehopLinkedIn

9:15 a.m.

Keynote: “Building an Award-Winning Data Journalism Department”

ProPublica is a world leader in the development of award-winning data journalism projects and a successful data center business model. Dick Tofel will discuss case studies of managing ProPublica's data journalism organization, including the resources, challenges and opportunities involved in the operation.

Richard Tofel Richard Tofel
President, ProPublica dicktofelLinkedIn

10:00 a.m.

Panel: Building Blocks and Strategy for Thriving the Data Journalism Department

Reg Chua Reg Chua
Executive Editor, Editorial Operations, Data and Innovation at Thomson Reuters LinkedIn

Giannina Segnini Giannina Segnini
Professor of Journalism, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University
@gianninasegnini LinkedIn

Shazna Nessa Shazna Nessa
Director of Journalism, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation @shaznaShazna Nessa LinkedIn

11:00 a.m.

Coffee break

11:15 a.m.

Managing Innovation in Data Journalism

Managing data journalism projects involves a powerful mix of talent, training, technology and finesse. Cheryl Phillips, a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, formerly of the Seattle Times, and a Knight Challenge award winning data journalism professor at Stanford University, will recap the examples of her award-winning data collaborations and will express what it takes to manage successful data projects.

Cheryl Phillips Cheryl Phillips
Award-winning Data Journalist, formerly of the Seattle Times; Professor of Data Journalism, Stanford University @cephillipsLinkedIn

11:45 a.m.

Tools for Your Data Journalism Department

Steve Doig Steve Doig
Professor, Arizona State University, and Pulitzer Prize-winning data journalist, expert on data journalism tools @sdoig

Jodie Hopperton Jodie Hopperton
Emcee, International Media Consultant @jodiehopLinkedIn

Miguel Paz Miguel Paz
Professor of Data Journalism, City University New York miguelpazLinkedIn

12:45 p.m.

Lunch

1:45 - 3:00 p.m.

“Speed Dating Sessions”

A round robin of four, 20-minute interactive sessions in which participants sit at round tables and discuss the most important issues surrounding the strategy and development of data journalism departments with top experts.


Tools

Steve Doig Steve Doig
Professor, Arizona State University, and Pulitzer Prize-winning data journalist, expert on data journalism tools @sdoig



A New Kind of Data Journalism Company:

Company Invited



Standards and Ethics

Tom Kent Tom Kent
Standards Editor, the Associated Press
tjrkentLinkedIn



Managing the Data Department

Paul Cheung Paul Cheung
Director of Interactive & Digital News Production, the Associated Press
pcheung630LinkedIn



A New Kind of Data Journalism Company

Dr. Neal J. Rothleder Dr. Neal J. Rothleder
Chief Technology Officer, OrbMedia
njr7LinkedIn


3:00 p.m.

Closing Panel Discussion: Data Startups Driving Data Journalism Innovation

How Startups are Transforming Data Departments with New Ideas and a New Mentality

Paul Cheung Moderator: Paul Cheung
Director of Interactive & Digital News Production, the Associated Press
pcheung630LinkedIn



California Civic Data Coalition

A political campaign contribution watchdog among The Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle and others, and “Law, Order & Algorithms” a data project on racial profiling

Cheryl Phillips Cheryl Phillips
Award-winning Data Journalist, formerly of the Seattle Times; Professor of Data Journalism, Stanford University @cephillipsLinkedIn



Cyna Alderman Cyna Alderman
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & General Counsel, Daily News; Managing Director, Daily News Innovation Lab @cynaaldermanLinkedIn



Miguel Paz Miguel Paz
Professor of Data Journalism, City University New York miguelpazLinkedIn

4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Jodie Hopperton Jodie Hopperton
Emcee, International Media Consultant @jodiehopLinkedIn

Venue

The Associated Press

450 W 33rd St,
New York, NY 10001
(212) 621-15000

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Martha Stone

WNMN

Martha Stone
Tel.: +1 847 778-9806
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