Robert Hernandez - KEYNOTE
Robert Hernandez, aka WebJournalist, has made a name for himself as a journalist of the Web, not just on the Web. He is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Mr. Joseph Vealencis is the Director of the Office of Strategic Communications at the National Counterterrorism Center, and manages the Center’s internal and external communications and messaging.
As Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Washington Post, Jeremy works to identify, create, and execute new digital products and storytelling experiences.
Jennifer LaFleur is senior editor for data journalism at The Center for Investigative Reporting. Previously, she was the director of computer-assisted reporting at ProPublica and has held similar roles at The Dallas Morning News, the San Jose Mercury News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Daniel Lathrop is an investigative data journalist and staff writer at The Dallas Morning News where he writes stories, builds news applications and puts out digital fires.
Gina Miller, leads the Customer Insight Group, at CBD Marketing in Chicago, providing consumer research services, as well as the Database Marketing Group to help clients harness a variety of types of consumer, marketing and organizational data.
Chris Quinn is the Vice President of Content for the Northeast Ohio Media Group (NEOMG) located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Jennifer Smith Richards is the data reporter at The Columbus Dispatch, a recent switch from years of covering schools and education for more than a decade at newspapers in Huntington, W.Va.; Utica, N.Y.; Savannah, Ga.; and Columbus.
Jill Riepenhoff has worked at The Columbus Dispatch since 1985 and as a projects reporter since 2004.
Ellyn Angelotti Kamke
Ellyn Angelotti Kamke joined The Poynter Institute in 2007, and has helped Poynter explore the journalistic values and the legal challenges related to new technologies, especially social media.
Kelly McBride is a writer, teacher and one of the country’s leading voices when it comes to media ethics. She has been on the faculty of the Poynter Institute since 2002 and is now its Vice President of Academic Programs.
Bruce Winges has held a variety of editing and management positions since he joined the Beacon Journal in 1982. He serves on the Ohio Newspaper Association Board of Trustees, the Ohio Associated Press Managing Editors Board of Directors and is a current board member and past president of the Akron Press Club.
Big data. Big search. Big opportunities. Big complications. And big implications for the First Amendment, privacy, information security and the media. This year's Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop will go beyond the headlines to explore this issue from multiple perspectives.
The Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop is a one-day training program for professionals, educators and students which examines critical issues and perspectives in media ethics. Moderated by distinguished Poynter ethics faculty, the Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop provides a unique forum for professionals and students alike to confront and discuss premier issues crucial to understanding media ethics and its effect on our world. Previous Poynter KSU Workshops have addressed online ethics, sports media ethics and ethical issues in political reporting. Established in 2004, The Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop continues its mission to strengthen media credibility and bolster citizens’ faith in media integrity.
Now in its 77th year, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University offers majors that prepare students for careers in the rapidly changing media and communication industries. The school emphasizes relevant training at both the undergraduate and graduate levels that balances both conceptual and practical courses, professional opportunities and multiple internships.
Kent State’s core curriculum gives students a strong background in the liberal arts to complement the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s professional training. For more information, visit www.kent.edu/jmc.