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Thursday, March 19 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
The Next News Startup

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The digital platform has made it possible for many journalists to leave the news industry and pursue new collaborative or individual ventures.

(This session takes a look at some of the most successful entrepreneurial enterprises and ideas about the next best startups for 2015)


Moderators
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Octavio Blanco

Financial News Editor, CNNMoney
Octavio Blanco is a financial news editor at CNNMoney with over 20 years experience. He is currently also serving on CNN's Diversity Council spearheading an initiative for English Speaking Latino Audience development. Octavio is also vice president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists' NYC Chapter. He began his career in broadcast news and transitioned to online news about nine years ago. He is fluent in Spanish, French... Read More →

Speakers
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Kate Albright-Hanna

Founder and CEO, Tarbell Industries
Kate is an entrepreneur, political strategist, and Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker who covered 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the Howard Dean presidential campaign for CNN. She launched “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” and “Up with Chris Hayes” as a senior editorial producer at MSNBC. In 2007-2008, she led the Obama presidential campaign’s online video program. Most recently, she served as the communications director for... Read More →
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Chris Dell

Founder, Go Baller
"Chris Dell is the founder of Go Baller, a platform for curating the world's best social media content.  Chris founded Go Baller as a 2014 fellow at the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism and recently raised 25K from Bizdom, a seed accelerator founded by NBA owner Dan Gilbert of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Chris also recently won the NewU 20K minority news entrepreneurship grant via the Ford Foundation and UNITY: Journalists For... Read More →
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Brian Meece

Founder, Rocket Hub
Brian Meece is the founder of RocketHub, a crowdfunding platform that’s partnered with A&E Networks. The collaboration is called Project Startup and is taking crowdfunding to a wide television audience.

Brian earned his Master of Science from Columbia University and has an extensive background in technology and media. He has lectured on the topic of crowdfunding at SXSW, Fulbright, TEDx, White House Roundtables, Maker Faire, and other... Read More →


Thursday March 19, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Windsor/Sandringham

Attendees (50)