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The Newsroom Summit 2018

29 Oct 2018 to 30 Oct 2018
Oslo
Norway

Speakers | The Newsroom Summit 2018

Speakers

Director of Audience Engagement, Dagens Næringsliv, Norway

Ingeborg Volan (39) is the director of audience engagement at Dagens Næringsliv, Norway’s most prominent business newspaper. She’s an online news veteran who early saw the possibilities of reaching audiences better online. She’s very passionate about understanding news users and letting their needs shape journalism. Among other roles, Ingeborg has previously worked as the first head of social media at the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) and lead the NRKbeta innovation crew. She’s also taught digital journalism at the Norwegian Institute for Journalism, been head of newsroom innovation at Adresseavisen and president of the Norwegian Online News Organization.

Director of Digital Innovation, WELT, Germany

Niddal Salah-Eldin is Director of Digital Innovation at Axel Springer’s WELT.  In this newly created function, she is part of the chief editorial staff and works on all matters relating to editorial development, partnerships, distribution, paid content and innovation at the intersection between editorial, product and tech.

Prior to this position, Niddal was Head of Social Media. She studied communications, political science and journalism in Mainz and Washington, D.C. and holds a Magister/ Master’s degree. During her studies she gained practical experience working for ZDF German television, RTL and CNN in Germany and in the U.S., among others. After a stint working in a communications agency she is now following her passion for social media and journalism at “WELT”. In 2015 Niddal has been named one of the year’s top 30 under 30 in journalism (“medium magazin”).

Deputy Head of Audience Engagement, Financial Times, UK

Hannah Sarney works as both an editor and advocate for the future of newsrooms, pushing for innovations that will improve reach, relevance and genuine engagement with readers. She helps lead a newsroom team that is focused on creating and implementing audience-first strategies. Her projects aim to drive editorial analytics ever deeper into newsroom practice and bring stakeholders together from the newsroom, product, analytics, marketing and events.

 

Newsletters Editor, The Economist, UK

Sunnie Huang is the newsletters editor at The Economist. Prior to this, she spent a year with the social media team to promote the newspaper's science and technology coverage. Before joining The Economist, she worked at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for three years as a multimedia reporter, covering domestic and international news. Sunnie studied journalism at the University of Toronto and environmental economics at University College London.

CEO, Neva Labs, Ireland

Mark Little is CEO of Neva Labs, a new Irish start-up developing solutions for people who want a more productive news routine. Mark spent 20 years in broadcast news, as a foreign correspondent and TV anchor for RTE. In 2010, he founded the world’s first social news agency Storyful, and was most recently Twitter's VP of media partnerships in Europe.

Head of platforms and strategic partnerships, Mittmedia, Sweden

Thomas coordinates the overall development of the digital content platforms of Sweden's largest local media company. He is also responsible for all strategical and operative cooperations and partnerships between Mittmedia and other companies in Sweden and internationally.

Head of data strategies, product manager, Mittmedia, Sweden

Magnus is head of all data strategies at Sweden's largest local media company. In that role, Magnus oversees that company strategy and development of business, products, platforms/tech aligns with Mittmedia data strategies.   Magnus is also acting product manager of the Mittmedia data platform Soldr.

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