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Product, Media Innovations in NY with Washington Post, NYTimes, Etsy, Tow Center

Join us as we bring DC Media Innovations to New York! We'll examine how innovation in tech affects news and media. Our larger goal with this series is to explore the question of how large media organizations — both old and new — can continue to innovate and build products to serve users, while also serving their journalistic mission. At this event, we'll focus on the product development process.

Current agenda:

6:30 — Refreshments and Networking

7:00-8:00 — Introduction and individual presentations:

The Washington Post — Sarah Sampsel, Director of Digital Strategy (@sarahsampsel, LinkedIn, Portfolio)
The New York Times — Ben French, NYT Now Product Lead (@BenFrench, LinkedIn)  
• Etsy — Giovanni Fernandez-Kincade, Search Engineer (@giokincade)
Tow Center, Columbia Journalism School — Carol Waters and Chris Walker, Adjunct Research Scholars

8:00 — Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A, moderated by Alex Remington, organizer (@alexremington)

8:30 — Drinks, location TBD — open to suggestions!

Tweet at @DCMediaInnov or use #DCMediaInnov.

This event is sponsored by The Washington Post. Interested in being a sponsor or presenting at a future Meetup? Please get in touch!

*Photographs and/or video taken at this event or others may include your image or likeness. You agree that DC Media Innovations may use such photographs and/or video for any purpose without compensation to you.


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  • Alex R.

    I'm really looking forward to this event! If you have any questions please get in touch on the event page or contact me directly on Twitter, @alexremington.

    2 · August 20, 2014

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