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Friday, June 19 • 15:35 - 16:10
Podcasting: The Next Generation of Audio Storytelling

Podcasting is a platform that is radically changing at the moment, moving out of niche and into mainstream markets. With 'Serial' attracting millions of listeners this past fall, publishers are beginning to see the editorial and monetary value of audio content. There is a handful of innovative podcasters that are revolutionising the genre with in-depth investigative storytelling and high-quality audio production. Find out why your newsroom should be implementing audio into your multi-media strategy and how to do it from those who already have.


Moderators
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Mark Rock

Founder & CEO, The Adio Corporation
Mark Rock is the founder & CEO of The Adio Corporation, a startup platform allowing anyone to build better playlists. Previously he was founder & CEO of Audioboo, the social audio platform that counted BBC, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian & Stephen Fry amongst its many users. Before that he was the co-founder & Chief Creative Officer of Static2358, which created TV channel branding for FilmFour, Channel 4, Disney, Sky and Nat... Read More →

Speakers
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Francesco Baschieri

CEO, Spreaker
Francesco Baschieri is the founder and CEO of Spreaker, a platform for creating, distributing and monetising podcasts and live radio shows. He is also a lecturer at the University of Bologna where he teaches a course in Digital Entrepreneurship. Before starting Spreaker, Francesco co-founded Waymedia, a Company which developed Bluetooth beaconing an Proximity Marketing technologies. Francesco holds a Masters degree in Computing Engineering from... Read More →
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Dana Chivvis

Producer, Serial
Dana Chivvis is a producer on Serial. She reports, edits and produces the podcast alongside Serial's host, Sarah Koenig, and executive producer, Julie Snyder. Prior to joining the Serial team, she was a This American Life fellow. She also covered education as a reporter and digital producer for NBC News and AOL News and was a photo editor at National Geographic. Dana has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of... Read More →
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Siobhán McHugh

Founding Editor, RadioDoc Review
Siobhán McHugh is a documentary-maker, oral historian and writer, whose work has won prestigious awards including gold at the New York Radio Festival. In 2013 she founded the first-ever journal of radio documentary studies, RadioDoc Review, whose international board nominates world’s best audio features for in-depth critiques. It’s hosted at University of Wollongong, Australia, where Siobhan is Senior Lecturer in Journalism. An... Read More →


Friday June 19, 2015 15:35 - 16:10
Sala Teatre