Changing Workflow to Create a Mobile First Newsroom

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December 12, 2013 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Changing Workflow to Create a Mobile First Newsroom
Originally Broadcast On:
December 12, 2013
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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With mobile traffic approaching or surpassing desktop traffic at many news organizations, it is time for newsrooms to make sure their cultures and workflows are set up to serve this growing audience. Just like the shift from print to Web or broadcast to Web, the shift to mobile requires thinking about the audience in a different way and making fundamental changes in how we cover the news.

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What Will I Learn:
  • Tools and devices to get your staff constantly looking at mobile

  • How to incorporate mobile into daily and long-term editorial planning and workflow

  • How to spot the ways mobile is different from desktop and act on them

  • How to create a culture that encourages mobile innovation

  • Staffing suggestions for creating a mobile first culture

Who Should Take this Course:

Producers, reporters, editors, designers, newsroom leaders, product managers and anyone tasked with changing the culture and workflow of a newsroom or other organization to cater to the growing mobile audience.

Course Instructor:

Etan Horowitz

Etan Horowitz is CNN's mobile editor, serving as the editorial lead for all of CNN’s mobile products. In this role he sets both the day-to-day and long-term strategy for how to best present CNN's great content on mobile platforms. Horowitz came to CNN from the Orlando Sentinel, where he worked as a reporter, technology columnist, blogger and social media coordinator. Throughout his career, Horowitz has combined his love of journalism with a passion for technology.

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