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Sunday, November 2 • 10:30am - 11:50am
The New Professional Track: New Titles in Journalism

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In today's newsrooms, there are a multitude of jobs that didn't exist five or 10 years ago and many more new roles popping up every day. This panel will explore what titles like engagement editor, data journalist, and web producer mean in today's newsrooms, what skills are needed to get these jobs, and what the career trajectory is for such roles as organizations continue to shift toward digital. Hear from women who've been blazing their own paths (and job titles) in this time of change, and find out where they are going next.


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Mandy Jenkins

News Director, Storyful
Mandy Jenkins manages the news team at Storyful, a 24/7 social news agency that specializes in surfacing, verifying and sharing eyewitness journalism from around the world. Before that, she was managing editor for Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome, overseeing daily operations for the national newsroom, which published to more than 200 local outlets across the U.S. prior to its closure in the spring of 2014. Mandy was previously social... Read More →

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Kim Bui

Deputy Managing Editor, Reported.ly
P. Kim Bui is the deputy managing editor for reported.ly, a media startup on the forefront of social journalism. She specializes in web storytelling and has spearheaded breaking news initiatives for digital, print and broadcast. She’s also an instructor at the University of Southern California and co-founder of #wjchat, one of the longest running weekly Twitter chats for journalists.
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Alexis Hauk

Homepage Editor, Time
Alexis Hauk has been a proud member of JAWS since 2008 and was a Camp Fellow in 2010. In the last decade she has lived in Atlanta, Charlotte, Boston and Washington, D.C. She recently took the plunge and moved to New York City in May this year to take an exciting opportunity as homepage editor at for TIME.com. She has contributed to The Atlantic, National Journal, Washington City Paper, DCist, the Boston Phoenix... Read More →

Sunday November 2, 2014 10:30am - 11:50am
Fiesta 3, 4

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