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Driving Innovation in Media

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In journalism today, the only constant is constant change. The need to innovate is greater than ever before, as powerful new tech tools alter the way we connect and communicate.

Join two of journalism’s top innovators and changemakers in a discussion about the challenges and opportunities in driving news innovation. Aron Pilhofer is the James B. Steele Chair in Journalism Innovation at Temple University in Philadelphia. Earlier, Pilhofer was a reporter for The New York Times and executive editor, digital at The Guardian. Inga Thordar is executive editor of CNN Digital International, overseeing all international news, sport and programming teams. Previously, Thordar was a senior editor on BBC World, responsible for TV and digital production teams around the globe.

The conversation will be moderated by Kathy Vey, executive producer of digital with TVO.


ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Aron Pilhofer is the James B. Steele Chair in Journalism Innovation at Temple University. In addition to teaching, his work is focused on new business models, digital transformation and innovation in news. Before joining Temple, Pilhofer was Executive Editor, Digital, and interim Chief Digital Officer at the Guardian in London. Previously, he has been a reporter and editor at The New York Times, The Center for Public Integrity as well as Gannett newspapers in New Jersey and Delaware. Aron also co-founded two news-related startups: DocumentCloud.org and Hacks & Hackers. @pilhofer

Inga Thordar is the Executive Editor of CNN Digital Worldwide, overseeing all international news, sport and programming teams. Thordar oversees teams of journalists in London, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Lagos and NY who produce, write and distribute CNN’s multi-platform journalism globally across an array of digital platforms.
She was previously Senior Editor on BBC World bringing together TV and digital production teams and commissioning. Thordar edited the BBC's news front page as well as lead digital innovations on both TV and radio platforms. Prior to that, she led a team of video journalists at the BBC who used the latest technology available to create innovative quality videos for digital and TV properties. @IngaThordar


ABOUT THE MODERATOR

Kathy Vey is the executive producer of digital at TVO, where she leads a team of journalists producing daily content and analysis, as well as short videos and podcasts. During her 35-year career, she has also worked at the Toronto Star and the Ottawa Citizen, and served as the executive editor of Queen’s Park Briefing, and as editor-in-chief of OpenFile. @kvey

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