Deep Dive into Immersive Journalism: Learn How, Why, and Best Practices [Midway]

This unique discussion will inspire you to approach immersive journalism in new ways. If you or your outlet have been thinking about how to get started creating immersive experiences but aren’t sure how or have concerns about the costs and equipment associated, this will all be addressed!

Moderator: Alina Mikhaleva, Co-Founder, Spherica


  • Jernej Mirt, VIAR, start-up CMS for virtual reality that allows you to create an interactive experience for your audience with fewer resources.
  • Robert Hernandez, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, USC Annenberg.
  • Josh Davidsburg, Lecturer at The Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland will be on hand talking about their amazing developments in immersive journalism from the academic perspective.
  • Roy Peer, founder of Stimuli VR, will talk about accessibility of VR headsets.

Please note: This talk is adjacent to the Midway, in Washington Room 6

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