Friday, April 12, 2013

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Reception -- Welcome
6:30 - 7:45 p.m. Opening remarks and dinner
Ann Marie Lipinski, curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism
7:45 - 9:00 p.m. Keynote address and conversation
Old Dog Learns New Tricks
Journalism in the digital media age
Bob Cohn, editor of Atlantic Digital; manager of all editorial components of The Atlantic’s digital and mobile properties, including, The Atlantic Wire and The Atlantic Citie
Introduction: Bobby Samuels, president, The Harvard Crimson

Saturday, April 13, 2013

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast and networking
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Lessons from the Digital-First Newsroom
How to better seve your community through social media and audience engagement
Borja Echevarría, deputy managing editor, El País, Madrid, Spain, 2013 Nieman-Berkman Fellow in Journalism Innovation
Introduction: Bobby Samuels, president, The Harvard Crimson
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Building Digital Beats
How to conceptualize, develop and complete online reporting projects
Laura Amico, founder and editor of Homicide Watch D.C.,
2013 Nieman-Berkman Fellow in Journalism Innovation
Chris Amico, journalist, web developer for Homicide Watch D.C., 2013 Nieman Affiliate.
Introduction: Rebecca Robbins, managing editor, The Harvard Crimson
11:00 - 11:10 a.m. Break
11:10 a.m - 12:30 p.m. Reporting with Sound
Developing your voice, listening skills and interviewing techniques
Chris Arnold, Boston-based NPR correspondent, 2013 Donald W. Reynolds Nieman Fellow in Business Journalism
Paula Molina, anchor and editor, Radio Cooperativa in Chile, 2013 Nieman Fellow
Introduction: Julie Zauzmer, former managing editor, The Harvard Crimson
12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
Networking and conversation with Nieman Fellows: Breakout Sessions
Share ideas with your colleagues at other papers and ask Nieman Fellows everything you ever wanted to know about journalism
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. Introduction to Nieman Foundation Resources
Nieman Reports, Nieman Journalism Lab, Nieman Storyboard
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Video and Multimedia Storytelling
Exploring backpack video storytelling and interactive projects that take advantage of the unique narrative possibilities of online journalism
Alexandra Garcia, multimedia journalist, The Washington Post. 2013 Nieman Fellow
Introduction: Maya Jonas-Silver, FM associate editor, The Harvard Crimson
3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 - 4:45 p.m. The Reporter-Editor Relationship: The Craft of Storytelling
Editing tips, pitfalls to avoid, best practice and ethics – the process from start to finish
Jennifer B. McDonald, editor, The New York Times Book Review, 2013 Nieman Fellow
Betsy O’Donovan, writer, editor, mentor-editor for the Op-Ed Project, 2013 Donald W. Reynolds Nieman Fellow in Community Journalism
Introduction: Nicholas Fandos, FAS administration reporter, The Harvard Crimson
4:45 - 5:00 p.m. Presentation of the Christopher J. Georges Award for Excellence in Student Journalism
Yaakov Katz, military reporter /defense analyst for The Jerusalem Post, Israel correspondent for Jane’s Defence Weekly, 2013 Nieman Fellow
5:00 p.m. + Dinner at The Harvard Crimson
14 Plympton St., Cambridge
Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place at
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