Broadcast: Behind the lens (Sponsored by National Association of Broadcasters)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Anna Hewson of KUSA/9News Denver; Matt Livingston of WXIA-Atlanta; Edward Ayala of KPHO-Phoenix
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 24 at 3:15pm
  • Location: Grand Sonoran B-D
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

When it comes to getting noticed, even the best in the business need to step up their game to stay on top. Every year the game changes. In this session, you will hear how several award-winning investigative producer/photojournalists integrate new technology, adapt to digital, and evolve the production roles "behind the lens.”

Speaker Bios

  • Edward is an Investigative Producer/Photojournalist at KPHO-TV, and an Adjunct Professor at The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. His investigative work has exposed government misspending through taxpayer funded programs and taken him south of the border covering drug cartel violence and Mexican Military, Police abuse of power. Awards include several Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards, Edward R. Murrow awards, an Alfred I duPont award. @eayala5iphoto

  • Anna Hewson is a podcast addict. During the few hours a day that she is not listening to podcasts, she collaborates with KUSA-TV's nationally recognized investigative team 9Wants to Know as an investigative photojournalist. @annahewson1

  • Matt is a photographer and editor in Atlanta GA working for Tegna's episodic documentary unit called Atticus. He primarily shoots with a Sony A7s and inexpensive adapted lenses. Cheap and not that bad is his motto!

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