Our Next Event
The New Journalists
Produced in partnership with WCWP Radio, LIU Post chapter of The Society of Professional Journalists and SobelMedia, this series will present stimulating dialogue, exchange ideas, debate diverse viewpoints and discuss creative content with people involved with the new digital economy, from creators, content service providers, broadcasters, students, journalists, legal experts and policy-makers. In addition, following each panel discussion, there will be a networking event where the exchange of ideas can continue on a one-to-one basis and hopefully beyond.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
The Theatre at Hillwood Commons
LIU/Post, Brookville, Long Island
6:30p – 9:00pm
THE AGENDA FOR THE EVENING:
Mobile, Internet-connected technologies have advanced the ubiquitous nature of media creation around the globe, making it increasingly easy to contribute photographs, recordings, information, and personal accounts of events as they happen. Facebook, Tumblr, Google+ Blogs, cell-phone cameras, have already had wide-ranging effects on how
society defines “journalism” and how we share and perceive information. As the new era of media moves forward, it provides an opportunity to reflect on what our local community, state, nation, and world needs from the institution of journalism. At this panel discussion, journalism professionals will discuss what journalism means to them and to the future of a functioning democracy.
Following the panel discussion there will be a networking event where all attendess will have a chance to mingle with panelists, event producers and fellow attendees.
YOUR HOST FOR THE EVENING:
Ellis is a staff columnist for Newsday and joined FOX News Channel as a political contributor in July of 1999. His opinion column appears in Newsday’s front section every Sunday. Henican joined Newsday in 1985 as a general assignment reporter leading the paper to a Pulitzer Prize. As an author, Henican’s current book “Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior” is on the New York Times best seller list. A native of Virginia, Henican received a Bachelor’s degree from Hampshire College and a Master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Follow Ellis on his website www.henican.com
Special Presentation: Social Media Tools and Email Marketing for Journalists and Writers
The benefits of email marketing for journalists and freelance writers, and how online marketing can be leveraged to promote content to broader audiences. Ellen’s presentation will help you to master email marketing communications with a comprehensive look at best practices and winning strategies that lead to increased engagement.
Ellen is the Constant Contact Regional Development Director, NY and Southern CT.has over 20 years of technology and marketing experience. Her advice on best practices help journalists and writers understand how to build great relationships. She is the author of “It’s About Time: Time Management Tips From The Software Revitalist(tm),” and has over 20 years of experience writing for publications such as Inc. Technology, Crain’s New York Small Business, The New York Enterprise Report, Self-Employed Professional, and Success.
PANEL DISCUSSION: The New Journalists
Mark is the Director/Media Evangelist at Tumblr. Previously, Mark was an editor for Newsweek, with primary responsibility for social media, where in addition to conventional assigning and editing, he created the Newsweek Tumblr and handled Twitter, Facebook and other audience engagement platforms for the company. Mark was also a writer and
editor for Time Magazine and was a founder of its website, Time.com. Follow Mark on his website: Still Not Going To Do This Every Day
Manoush is a freelance reporter, moderator, and media consultant. She hosts New Tech City, a news segment on WNYC, which looks at how New York’s tech boom is changing the way we live. From 1995-2006 Zomorodi reported and produced for BBC News, with postings in Washington, Berlin, Brussels, and New York. As a freelance reporter and anchor, she covered business and technology for Reuters Television in New York from 2006-2010. Her multimedia guide, CAMERA READY: How to Present Your Best Self and Ideas On Air or Online, is in the top 100 journalism ebooks on Amazon. Manoush also works with non-profits like Human Rights Watch and the Council on Foreign Relations on their multimedia strategies.
Jed Morey is the President of Morey Publishing, which publishes the Long Island Press, a monthly news journal, Milieu Magazine, a monthly women’s magazine as well as several other custom publications. Most recently, Morey Publishing launched a corporate communications division called Private Label that specializes in interactive annual reports for socially responsible and sustainably oriented corporations and non-profits. In addition, Morey writes a political column which was voted 2010 Best Column by the New York State Press Association and third overall nationally in 2012 by the Association of Alternative News Media. Morey serves on the board of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center in Nassau County, is a past president of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island and is an advocate for Indian rights.
Greg is the cofounder and CEO of Sawhorse Media, a movement to make it easy to find the right people on the social web through products including Muck Rack and the Shorty Awards. Muck Rack is the leading network for journalists on social media which TheNextWeb called “one of the most useful tools ever invented for media professionals”.
Previously, Greg was an associate producer at CNN.com where he analyzed the latest trends in citizens’ media. Greg has worked at Newlight Associates, a $120M technology venture capital firm. In 1996, Greg founded Halenet, an award-winning Internet strategy firm while in high school.
SobelMedia regularly hosts events for executives in Media and Entertainment to meet with peers, share ideas and develop friendships with the goal of assisting each other in reaching the next level or their personal goals. Started in June 2006 as NY:MIEG (The New York Media Information Exchange Group) and now known as Sobel Media Events, master-networker Bill Sobel brings together a broad cross-section of media, entertainment and financial professionals who meet monthly in New York City to explore ideas and offer wisdom on the profound changes that are forever changing the media industry.