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Going Mobile with the News: Meet KPCC for iPad

Our featured speaker is Jason Georges, Senior Web Producer for Southern California Public Radio, overseeing online operations for KPCC.org.

Topic: Going Mobile with the News: Meet KPCC for iPad

About our speaker:

Jason Georges is the Senior Web Producer for Southern California Public Radio, overseeing online operations for KPCC.org.

Currently, Jason is evangelizing the highly respected KPCC iPad app, spreading the word about its wonders to iPad users everywhere.

On the content front, Jason initiated and coordinated KPCC’s live video streaming operation.  He was responsible for the hardware setup and production of live videos from KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum.

Involved with public radio for well over a decade, Jason initiated podcasting and live video streaming at public radio station KCRW in the 1990s.

Please note the we will be hosting the meetup at the public space adjacent to the Pasadena Convention Center Starbucks, so please do patronize our host by getting your morning coffee at the Convention Center Starbucks.

Thanks and looking forward to seeing you Friday!

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  • Terry B.

    Yes, KPCC is a great example of an institution embracing social media, the Internet and interactive. And a model for other institutions here in Pasadena (like Beckman - which begins every presentation with the "requisite" turn off your cameras and cell phones). KPCC now encourages people to tweet, FB, etc. at their forums. And their thoughtful new media expansion is most inspiring. Wish I had thought to ask Jason to also mention the community / citizens as news resources program they have started, because it is another wonderful example of the interactive world they are helping to build. Thank you for another great presentation!

    1 · January 24, 2014

  • Dora W.

    Inspiring.

    January 24, 2014

  • Ken Y

    A balanced presentation!

    January 24, 2014

  • Ronald W.

    Very informative; a great contribution to communication.

    January 24, 2014

  • Richard

    A powerful story of embracing the Internet well told, turning disruption into expansion. Every industry can learn from KPCC's example.

    1 · January 24, 2014

  • Richard

    I attended KPCC's launch party for the app (thanks for the tip, Andy) where they installed a preview build for me - not only one of the best apps of its kind, but a key part of a strong vision for KPCC's future growth. Looking forward to Jason's talk.

    1 · January 23, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Richard, I have the app too (got it installed at the KPCC's launch party), and it's a great news app that I find very useful. Thanks KPCC tech team!

      1 · January 23, 2014

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