Monday Agenda

Monday, December 10, 2018
Location: Murray Hill, Second Floor
1:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

The 6th annual NewsTECHForum will explore the cutting-edge intersections of news technology, production and storytelling featuring:

Time Session
1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

Attracting Younger News Audiences with Technology

Andrew Finlayson, SmithGeiger, SVP, Digital Strategies

1:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Day One Keynote: Valari Staab, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, President

Interviewed by: Harry Jessell, TVNewsCheck, Editor

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Networking Break

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
Sponsored by:

Live News Production Over IP

Moderator: Marcy Lefkovitz, Disney ABC Television Group, VP, Technology and Workflow Strategy
Matt Keiler
, TVU Networks, VP, North American Sales
Brad Plant, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, Director, Technology and Operations
Tony Plosz, NBC10 / WCAU and Telemundo62 / WWSI, VP, Engineering and Operations

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Social Media Awards Presentation and Panel Session

Moderator: Kim Wilson, Social News Desk, President and Founder
Chris Boex
, WTVT, Senior Web Producer
Josh Johnson
, WSFA, Chief Meteorologist
Kristen Hampton, Raycom Media, “Duchess of Merriment”
Christie O’Sullivan, WTVT, Social Lead
Hope Wilson, KCCI, Digital Editor

4:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Networking Break

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Sponsored by:

Technology and the Next Generation of News Storytelling

Moderator: Michael Depp, TVNewsCheck, Special Projects Editor

Bob Bikel, NBC Left Field, Managing Editor
Emily Kassie, The Marshall Project, Director of Visual Projects
Matt Pearl, WXIA-TV, Chief of Storytelling and Development
Frédéric Roux, Dalet, Director of Sales, Americas

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Cocktails with the SVG Summit