Digital options with limited resources (Sponsored by Knight Foundation)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Coburn Dukehart of Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism; Brandon Quester of Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting; Julia B. Chan of Mother Jones
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 23 at 3:45pm
  • Location: Grand Canyon 11-13
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Many newsrooms are still figuring out their digital strategy but, in the meantime, journalism still needs to happen. So, how can journalists who don't have the team or resources to build custom features think and execute more digitally, especially on a budget? A panel of journalists will tackle that question and more.

Speaker Bios

  • Julia B. Chan leads editorial and engagement initiatives as the Director of Audience at Mother Jones. She was previously the Digital Editor at Reveal and The Center for Investigative Reporting where she managed content strategy, story production and audience engagement for its radio show/podcast and long-form investigations. Julia serves on AAJA’s national board and founded Journalists of Color, a global community of digitally savvy and diverse journalists. @juliachanb

  • Coburn Dukehart is the Digital and Multimedia Director for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. Her role at the Center includes directing its visual strategy, creating visual and audio content, managing digital assets and training student and professional journalists. Dukehart previously was a senior photo editor at National Geographic, the picture and multimedia editor at NPR, and has also worked at USATODAY.com and washingtonpost.com. @cdukehart

  • Brandon Quester (@bquester) is the founder, executive director and editor of the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting. In a short time and with limited resources, he has built AZCIR into an award-winning newsroom, becoming a regional hub for original and collaborative accountability journalism that is best known for its deep reporting on important public policy issues in Arizona and the Southwest.

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