Tow Teas | September 04, 2013 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Save the Date!
September 4th, 2013: 4:00-5:30 at 607B, Columbia Journalism School
Come learn about various ways you can get involved in the digital space in the city. We will be introducing the Tow Center, The Brown Institute, The Knight Foundation, Open News Association, Hacks Hackers and many others.
This is a fantastic opportunity to meet representatives from various organizations, and learn about how you can benefit from them. Speakers include:
Chrys Wu, Hacks Hackers: Chrys Wu (@MacDiva) is a data journalist and user engagement strategist based in New York City. She launches Hacks/Hackers chapters around the world and co-organizes the group in New York.
Jeanne Brooks, Digital Director of the Online News Association: Brooks directs all digital strategy, training programs, and new product development for ONA. She will be speaking about involvement in the ONA.
Michael Keller: Michael is a 2011 grad of the school, former NYWorld reporter and just joined Al Jazeera America, but he’ll be talking about the informal meetup group he started last year, CSV Soundsystem. He will be talking about the CSV Soundsystem, and the digital space in the city.
Sarah Cohen: Cohen is the head of the Computer-Assisted Reporting group at the NY Times and will be speaking about NICAR (Investigative Reporters and Editors), and ways data journalism can improve their stories, from reporting through presentation, and how it is integrated into the entire process at the NY Times.
Rashmi Raman: Rashmi is a graduate of 2013 who currently works at Bloomberg. Rashmi started the ONA chapter for Columbia, and will be talking about ONA and ways to get involved in the digital space in the city.
Seats are limited! Please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7986593115
There will be tea and cupcakes!
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