Reshaping your news organization and its journalism

World Editors Forum

The WAN-IFRA will organize the 70th World News Media Congress and 25th World Editors Forum in Estoril, Cascais, Portugal, from 6 to 8 June 2018. One of the topics discussed will be on newsrooms will shape up in the coming year.

Four speakers will talk on the subject of how you should reshape your organisation and its journalism to get the best from new forms, formats and platforms. The speakers will give their view on the people, skills, tools and philosophies needed to serve an increasingly image, video and audio driven world.

One of the speakers, Alexis Lloyd’s work focuses on exploring the newly available possibilities of emerging technologies. She designs and builds compelling user experiences that demonstrate innovative ways of engaging with information and with the world around us, currently as the chief design officer at Axios and prior to that as the creative director of The New York Times R&D Lab.

Alexandra Borchardt is director of Strategic Development at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Borchardt holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Tulane University, New Orleans (1994), and in 2013 completed a Programme for Management Development at IESE Business School, Barcelona.

Jessica Stahl is the director of audio at The Washington Post, where she oversees a team developing popular podcasts like ‘Can He Do That?’ and ‘Constitutional,’ and experimenting in audio storytelling with programs like ‘Letters From War’ and ‘Retropolis.’

The fourth speakers, Carlos Guyot is a journalist, designer and founder of Next Idea Lab. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Argentina’s La Nación, a role he relinquished in 2017.