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Thursday, August 1 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Technology in the Newsroom: Free Tools to Empower Journalism

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Tools and technology are essential to any reporter's set of skills. But how do we keep up with the constantly changing landscape? Which tools can we depend on and which ones should we spend time learning? The panelists in this session will either demo or discuss a tool that they use in their newsroom and talk about how it helps them achieve their newsroom's goals.

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Jennifer Peebles

Newsroom Data Specialist, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jennifer Peebles is a data specialist at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She is a former reporter and editor for The (Nashville) Tennessean and was an editor at the Washington (D.C.) Examiner and the online site Texas Watchdog.
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Frank Bi

Director of Tools & Technology, Star Tribune
Frank Bi is senior journalist, technologist, educator and nonprofit leader passionate about the intersection of media and technology. He is the Director of Tools & Technology at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. Frank is also the president of the New York chapter of the Asian American... Read More →
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Sean O'Key

Interactive Director, CNN
Sean leads a team of producers, developers and designers to create a wide range of projects including breaking news, enterprise and experimental projects across CNN's digital platforms. Before leading the team, Sean was a senior producer and developer. Prior to joining CNN in 2008... Read More →
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Jeremy B. Merrill

machine-learning journalist, Quartz AI Studio
Jeremy Merrill experiments with artificial-intelligence techniques at the Quartz AI Studio to see how they can assist journalists in their reporting. Previously, he covered political Facebook ads at ProPublica.
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Andrew Nguyen

Newsroom Developer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Andrew Nguyen is a journalist and developer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he uses his expertise in data, design and code to build interactive graphics, apps and longform features online._x000D_

Thursday August 1, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
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