New News Order
the new news order
Monday, March 7, 2016, 6:30 to 8:00 pm
The New News Order
NYU Steinhardt, Media, Culture and Communication
239 Greene Street, 8th Floor
(between West 4th Street and Washington Place)
As legacy news organizations struggle to appeal to younger audiences, a new news order has emerged, that leverages mobile, viral video and real-time reporting via twitter and news apps to connect. Learn how Aaron Edwards, Mobile Editor at BuzzFeed, Raquel Reichard, Politics & Culture Editor at Latina Magazine, and Joel Pavelski, Director of Programming at Mic, approach this new era of journalism. And, of course, they will discuss how they are upending political reporting and the 2016 White House race. RSVP
aaron edwards, mobile EDITOR, buzzfeed news
Aaron Edwards is a Mobile Editor at BuzzFeed News, where he works on the editorial team that built the BuzzFeed News app. Before that, he was an Associate Editor at NBC's Breaking News app, a National News Producer at Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome and a James Reston Reporting Fellow at The New York Times.
He graduated from Ithaca College in 2012 with a B.A. in journalism and a minor in theater. During college, he interned at The Associated Press London bureau, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, CBS News' National Desk, The New York Times Student Journalism Institute and the Chips Quinn Scholars Program.
joel pavelski, director of programming, mic
Joel Pavelski is the Director of Programming at Mic, a leading news and media company for young people, where he pilots online audience development across social networks, mobile apps, partnerships, newsletters and distributed platforms. Before that, he was the head of social media strategy at the New York Post and Page Six, the 5th largest newspaper in the country and the world's most delicious gossip column. He began his career at The Daily, a Rupert Murdoch-led experiment in creating a dazzling daily magazine specifically for iPads, e-readers and mobile phones.
He graduated from Hillsdale College in 2011 with a B.A., a double major in English and theater with a concentration in journalism. He's worked with the National Journalism Center, the American Enterprise Institute and DoubleThink Magazine, and his writing and photography have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Huffington Post, Quill Magazine, the New York Post, Page Six, The Daily, and School Reform News. He's appeared as a speaker for the National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association, The National Christian Forensics and Communications Organization, the CUNY School of Journalism, the Robert Novak Foundation, and others. You can find Joel on twitter at @joelcifer.
raquel reichard, politics & culture editor, latina magazine
Raquel Reichard is a Latina feminist journalist living in the Bronx, New York. Currently, she works as the politics & culture editor at Latina magazine and Latina.com, the largest and longest-running publication by and for U.S. Latinas. At Latina, she covers a range of identity, culture and justice issues like, but not only, race, gender equality, LGBTQIA+, criminal injustice, immigration and more. Raquel's writing, graphic designs and multimedia work has also been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, MSNBC, the Independent and Mic, among other publications.
Prior to joining Latina Magazine, Raquel was a social media strategist, heading the social media team at Everyday Feminism, the largest independent feminist media site in the world, and spearheading social media campaigns for various social justice organizations and online platforms like Adios Barbie, Stop Street Harassment, Women for Afghan Women and more.
Raquel has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Central Florida and a master's degree from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where she concentrated on race and new media. She is a proud NuyoFloRican chonga.
moderator: J. MAX ROBINs, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION
J.Max Robins is a veteran editor and media business executive with extensive management and marketing expertise across platforms. Before joining the Center for Communication, Max was the Vice President/Executive Director of the Paley Center. Prior to this, Max was the editor-in-chief of Broadcasting & Cable, where he oversaw a relaunch of B&C across platforms.