Creating the Next Generation of Product Thinkers
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Media companies -- both startups and legacy organizations -- are hiring people who can design, develop and manage news products, such as mobile apps, email newsletters, SMS bots, etc. The product approach for these increasingly common roles demands design, data, technology, journalism and management skills. In this session, we’ll discuss why and how educators and newsroom trainers teach product design and development, as these skills are critical to the future of media and can lead to rewarding new career paths.
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Marie Gilot - CUNY J+ Director, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
@louiegilot | http://journalism.cuny.edu/cunyjplus
Aron Pilhofer - Professor, Temple University
@pilhofer | http://documentcloud.org
Hong Qu - UX Designer, Lenfest Institute for Journalism
@Hqu | http://lenfestinstitute.org
Angela Wong - Product Manager, The Washington Post
@afwong | http://arcpublishing.com