2014 presentations

Monday, Sept. 15

What’s New/What’s Next? Trends Every Editor Should Know About
Tom Rosenstiel, executive director, American Press Institute
Amy Webb, CEO, Webbmedia Group
Rob King, senior vice president, SportsCenter and News, ESPN
Mike Klingensmith, publisher and CEO, Star Tribune, Minneapolis
Joyce Terhaar, executive editor, The Sacramento Bee
Moderator: Mike Oreskes, senior managing editor, The Associated Press

Presentation by Rosenstiel
Presentation by Webb 
Session A: How to Save Community Journalism and Thrive Doing It

Penelope Muse Abernathy, Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics, University of North Carolina
Robyn Tomlin, chief digital officer, Pew Research Center
Moderator: Bill Church, executive editor, Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, Fla.

Session B: Hey, Editors: Let’s Talk About You 

Jill Geisler, senior faculty/leadership & management, The Poynter Institute
Butch Ward, senior faculty, The Poynter Institute

Tuesday, Sept. 16
Come Vote for the 2014 APME Innovation Award Winner

Bill Church, executive editor, Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, Fla.
Andy Regal, senior executive producer, The Wall Street Journal
Vanessa O’Connell, entrepreneurship editor, The Wall Street Journal
Alan D. Miller, managing editor, The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch; APME president-elect 2014-2015
Moderator: Joe Hight, editor, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo.
The New News Ecology: What Can We Learn from Startups?
Jim Bankoff, chairman and CEO, Vox Media
Lauren Rabaino, Verge product manager 
Create an Innovation Culture: How to Just Do It
Gerould Kern, editor, Chicago Tribune
S. Mitra Kalita, ideas editor, Quartz
Miranda Mulligan, executive director, Northwestern University Knight Lab
Chuck Peters, CEO, The Gazette Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Moderator: Mizell Stewart III, vice president/content, The E.W. Scripps Co.

ASNE/APME Awards Lunch

Session A: How to Tell Great (Interactive) Stories
Kainaz Amaria, supervising visuals editor, NPR
Session B: Creating and Managing News Partnerships
Debbie Galant, associate director, Center for Cooperative Media, Montclair State University, Montclair, N.J., and director of the NJ News Commons
Steve Engelberg, editor-in-chief, ProPublica
Ngoc Nguyen, environment editor, New America Media
Moderator: Alan D. Miller, managing editor, The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch; APME president-elect 2014-2015

Presentation by Galant
Presentation by Ngoc
Session A: Growing Audience through Engaging Communities

Karen Magnuson, editor and vice president/news, Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, N.Y.
Martin Reynolds, senior editor-engagement, Bay Area News Group
We Create Here, The Gazette Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Members include Sarah Binder, Ben Kaplan, Brian Morelli, Quinn Pettifer and Kiran Sood.
Moderators: Mike Fancher, interim director, Center for Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement, University of Oregon, and Peggy Holman, Journalism That Matters co-founder, author and consultant


Session B: From Online First to Mobile First: How to Succeed at Mobile Before It’s Too Late
Max Zimbert, managing editor, Yahoo News Digest
Jodi Gersh, director of social media and engagement, Gannett
Paul Cheung, director of interactive and digital news production, AP
Moderator: Sam Kirkland, digital media fellow, The Poynter Institute
Wednesday, Sept. 17

From Ferguson to College Football: Why news literacy is more important than ever
Alan C. Miller, CEO, News Literacy Project
Clark Bell, journalism program director, Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Moderator: Chris Peck, assistant editor, The Ranger, Riverton, Wyo.; ASNE president-elect 2014-2015

Women at the Top: Moving the Conversation Forward

Kathleen Carroll, executive editor, The Associated Press 
Kathleen Davis, leadership editor, Fast Company
Aminda Marques Gonzalez, executive editor, Miami Herald
Moderator: Geneva Overholser, senior fellow, Center for Communication Leadership and Policy at the USC Annenberg’s School for Communication and Journalism
Associated Press Spotlight
The High Price of Gathering the News

Kathleen Carroll, executive editor
Mike Oreskes, senior managing editor
John Daniszewski, senior managing editor, international news
Brian Carovillano, managing editor, U.S. news
Santiago Lyon, director of photography
Sally Buzbee, Washington chief of bureau
Luncheon: First Amendment Under Fire with James Risen and a Distinguished Panel

James Risen, reporter, The New York Times
Kevin Goldberg, ASNE legal counsel
Dana Priest, Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism, University of Maryland, and reporter, The Washington Post
Ellen Gabler, reporter and assistant editor, investigative team, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Moderator: Gene Policinski, chief operating officer, Newseum Institute, and senior vice president, First Amendment Center