VICE: Covering the Undercovered
Vice: covering the undercovered
333 West 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)
Monday, November 23, 6:30 to 8:00pm
With its new female-focused channel Broadly and myriad other initiatives, VICE Media is amping up the diversity in its dynamic storytelling. Learn how this revolutionary media powerhouse is spotlighting emerging voices from all over the planet.
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danny gold, correspondent, writer, producer, VICE news
Danny Gold is an award-winning producer, correspondent and writer for Vice News who focuses on conflict, crime and humanitarian disasters. He has reported from all over the Middle East, Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. His most recent work details the taking back of Sinjar from the Islamic State and El Salvador's brutal war on gangs. He holds a Master's in international reporting from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
Amel Monsur, Creative Director, VICE
Amel Monsur is a Creative Director at VICE, the world's leading youth media brand and content creation studio. She is also the Creative Director of VICE's newest channel Broadly, a women's interest site launched in August of 2015.
Amel's background is at the intersection of fashion, music and news, as former Creative Director for the artist Prince, and an alumni of the Al Jazeera News network. As Creative Director at VICE Amel has led project and content development across i-D & Noisey, VICE's fashion cultural and music channels, as well a variety of branded campaigns that live off channel as part VIRTUE- VICE's creative services arm.
As Creative Director of Broadly, Amel oversees the art, design, and visual branding identity of the channel. In addition, she oversees all branded and custom content that Broadly produces in partnership with brands. She is the lead Creative on the Unilever partnership and is responsible for the content and media development on a global level.
Moderator: Michael Calderone, Senior Media Reporter,
The Huffington Post
Michael Calderone is the Senior Media Reporter for The Huffington Post. He previously covered media and politics for Politico, the New York Observer, and Yahoo News and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, NPR, and Al Jazeera English. Calderone is also an adjunct journalism professor at New York University, where he’s taught advanced reporting and media criticism. He won the National Press Club’s press criticism award in 2014 for his writing on the “60 Minutes” Benghazi scandal and coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Miriam and son Noam.