Panelists Announced for Cal Poly's Jim Hayes Symposium
Jim Hayes Symposium
On Oct. 14 and 15, we will celebrate “100 Years of Delivering the News” -- a celebration of the 100th anniversary of Cal Poly's student press. The gala weekend will include a special Jim Hayes Symposium with four distinguished pioneers in journalism. They will discuss the challenges facing journalism and consider the question: "How do we prepare students for the next 100 years?"
Susan Goldberg is editorial director of National Geographic Partners and editor in chief for National Geographic Magazine. She is in charge of all publishing ventures, including digital journalism, magazines, books, maps, children and family, and travel and adventure.
Burt Herman is an entrepreneur bridging the worlds of technology and media. He co-founded Storify, a social media storytelling platform that has won numerous awards for journalism innovation.
Kris Hammond is chief scientist at Narrative Science, a company focused on automated narrative generation from data, and a professor of computer science and journalism at Northwestern University.
Christian Hendricks is vice president of products, marketing and innovation at McClatchy, a leading news and information provider. He has served on various industry-related boards and committees, including the boards of the Newspaper Association of America, CareerBuilder and HomeFinder.
The symposium is free and open to the public. Reservations will be available starting Aug. 1.
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Share your most memorable moments on staff with the student newspaper, KCPR, CPTV or CCPR. Our interactive timeline features some great stories from alumni. Check out Mustang Memories on the anniversary website. To add your own memory, just fill out this form and attach a photo.