June 6, 2015
Los Angeles
Free to Members

Schedule at a Glance

June 6, 2015

9:30 am  -  10:00 am
Eric Ortiz

Mobile Storytelling With Evrybit

Evrybit is a mobile-first live collaborative storytelling app that simplifies mobile reporting and media production on smartphones for anyone. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to tell compelling multimedia stories on your iPhone using Evrybit, then put those lessons into action right away as we tell the story of #LatinCon on site and provide […]

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10:45 am  -  12 pm
P. Kim Bui

Reported.ly: Beyond the Social Media Timeline

Reported.ly is the first complete digital news site. Whether it’s trying to find sources in neighboring cities or overseas in Tunisia or Mexico, Reported.ly has been one of the first on the ground. Learn about the tools the staff uses to tackle stories in a social media-based newsroom. Presenters: Wendy Carrillo, Journalist, Reported.ly; P. Kim […]

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10 am  -  10:45 am
Eric Ortiz
Maria Ortiz at Headshot Day

Embarking on Entrepreneurship: The Self-Sustaining Journalist

An ever-increasing number of digital tools are at a journalist’s fingertips. Yet it takes an entrepreneurial mindset and business strategy to navigate through today’s digital landscape to successfully build one’s platforms and personal brand. In this panel, we’ll hear from journalists who have maximized digital tools to develop their work across various platforms. Find out […]

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12:15 pm  -  1:25 pm
Angela Kim
jorge rivas headshot
P. Kim Bui

Luncheon Panel Discussion

Haters, vicarious trauma and Periscoping the meeting: The questions and new situations digital has placed before journalists With new tools out every day, journalists have a great opportunity to tell stories in new and exciting ways. But with each innovation comes questions of use and ethics. How do these play out day by day with […]

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13:30 pm  -  16:30 pm
Eric Zassenhaus
Ivan Fernandez
Javier Cabral

Pitching Digital to Editors

How do you develop your pitch for an online world? Hear from editors first hand about what they look for in digital pitches, and see fellow journalists pitch stories live for a chance to get picked up by a news outlet. Moderator: Javier Cabral, West Coast Editor, MUNCHIES, Vice Media Group Panelists:  Ivan Fernandez, Journalist, […]

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13:30 pm  -  16:30 pm
Helga Salinas
Lucio Villa

Data Journalism Workshop 

In this workshop, journalists will learn to expand their storytelling skills by utilizing tools to create visual and interactive stories for the web. The presenters will introduce various types of free open source software that storytellers can tap into in their daily beats or for longer feature pieces. Participants will also have a chance to […]

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16:30 pm  -  18:30 pm

Networking Reception

Get to know some of the presenters and conference attendees during the network reception. Or sign up for one-on-one sessions with recruiters and industry veterans. They’ll provide advice, feedback and interview for existing and future employment opportunities. These sessions are limited and require advance registration. Participating: The Associated Press, CBS, Gannett and NBC

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CCNMA Scholarship Banquet & NAHJ Los Angeles Media Awards

Friday June 5th, Biltmore Hotel 6-9pm pt

Expert Speakers

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Wendy Carrillo



P. Kim Bui

P. Kim Bui

West Coast Producer



Kyle Kim

Graphics and Data Journalist

Los Angeles Times

Ivan Fernandez

Ivan Fernandez

Latino journalist & photographer


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