REGISTRATION is now open for masterclasses at the PANPA Future Forum 2012 given by international and local industry experts.
In the journalism strand, managing director of The Poynter Institute Butch Ward will lead a session on finding meaning in our stories.
How to run a successful multimedia media project will be run by Grzegorz Piechota, news editor at Poland’s biggest daily newspaper, Gazeta Wyborcza, and the man behind the digital transformation of its newsroom.
Darren Goodsir will also lead a journalism masterclass. Mr Goodsir has been a journalist for more than 20 years and was recently appointed news director at The Sydney Morning Herald in Fairfax Media’s editorial restructure. He is now the operational leader of Fairfax’s “future newsroom” to better align print and digital.
Fairfax Metro Media’s editorial director Garry Linnell also will lead a masterclass. Mr Linnell recently oversaw Fairfax’s editorial review project that resulted in the company restructure last month.
Sales and marketing masterclasses will by led by The Speed Thinking Zone’s Ken Hudson and ProGrad’s business development executive Melissa Barden on “integrate with influence”.
Print and production masterclasses will be lead by Dainnipon Screen’s Andy McCourt and WAN-IFRA analyst Jim Chisholm.
Dr Tony Wilkins, manager of the environment and climate change department at News Limited, will speak on environmental compliance, including the real impact of the carbon tax on newspaper operations in Australia.
The photojournalism strand will be lead by Brad Ramsey, of Google, Ross Linton, of Australian Film Television and Radio school, and multi-media photo-journalist Rodney Dekker.
Registration for masterclasses and the 2012 PANPA Future Forum is now open here.