Conference Schedule

All panels will take place in Humanities Gateway 1030 on Thursday, April 10 unless otherwise noted.

9-10:30 a.m.
Snowfalling: How Can We Merge Digital Projects with Great Writing?

Christopher Goffard (Writer, LA Times)
Megan Garvey (Deputy Managing Editor, Digital LA Times)
Gray Beltran (Multimedia Editor, The Atavist)
Joshuah Bearman (Publisher of Epic on Medium; Writer, The Atavist, Wired)
Sam Freedman (Columbia Graduate School of Journalism)
Patricia Pierson (UC Irvine)

10:30 to noon
Digital Publishers: The Business of Beautiful Storytelling

Noah Rosenberg (CEO/Founder of Narratively)
Evan Hansen (senior editor at Medium)
Michael Shapiro, Columbia University, (Founder/CEO The Big Roundtable)
McKenzie Funk (Founding member of DECA, digital publication of international journalists)
Miles Corwin (UC Irvine)
Amy DePaul (UC Irvine)

Noon to 1 p.m.
Humanities Gateway 1010

1 to 2:30 p.m
Breaking into Digital: Op-eds, Narratives and Reported Essays in the Digital Age

Brian Mockenhaupt (Writer, Outside, The Atlantic, Esquire, Byliner)
Elizabeth Kaye (Writer, Byliner, author of the  #1 New York Times’ bestselling Kindle Single “Lifeboat #8″)
Tess Lynch (Writer, Grantland, Salon The Awl)
Jim Giles (Publisher/Editor of Matter)
MODERATOR: Amy Wilentz (UC Irvine)

2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Writing Across Platforms: From Digital to Print, and Beyond

Douglas McGray (Editor-in-Chief/CEO of The California Sunday Magazine)
Eric Neel (Editor at ESPN)
Patrick Lee (Managing Editor, Digital, for KPCC and Southern California Public Radio)
Jia-Rui Chong (National and Science Editor for Zocalo Public Square)
Barry Siegel (UC Irvine)
Carol Burke (UC Irvine)

4 to 5:30 p.m.
Diverse Stories for the Digital Age

Steve Kandell (Editor of features and longform for Buzzfeed)
Brendan Spiegel (Editor of Narratively)
Anna Hiatt (Publisher of The Big Roundtable; Author of Tow Center Report on Digital Longform Journalism)
Tom Zoellner (Founding member of DECA, a digital publication of international journalists)
Erika Hayasaki (UC Irvine)
Mike Sager (Writer, Esquire; Publisher, The Sager Group)

6 p.m.
Drinks with Narratively Reception
Anthill Pub & Grille


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