2016 Journalist & Editors Workshop Overview

For 33 years, LACC has proudly supported media training and enhanced news coverage of Latin America and the Caribbean through its annual Journalists & Editors Workshop. LACC’s 33rd Annual Journalists & Editors Workshop featured insightful panels on media innovation and hands-on learning with leaders in U.S. and Latin American media. This two-day event featured talks, workshops, networking with media leaders across the U.S. and Latin America who are innovating for digital audiences.

Panelists included Alberto Cairo, Knight Chair, University of Miami, Andres Snitcofsky, Cargografias, Lead Developer, HacksLabs, Angelica Baini, Fusion Interactive, Miami, Dan Archer, www.empatheticmedia.com and former JSK Fellow, New York, Dan Zajdband, Knight Mozilla Fellow, Daniela Pinheiro, Revista Piaui, Brazil, Homero Hinojosa, Journalist, Consultant and Coach, Mexico, DF, Juliet Pinto, Associate Professor, SJMC, FIU, Kit Cross, Fusion Interactive, Miami, Lope Gutierrez, Former JSK Fellows, Luis Trelles, Radio Ambulante, Mariana Santos, Fusion Interactive, Miami and Chicas Poderosas, Founder, Mariano Blejman, HacksLabs/Media Factory, Buenos Aires, Matilde Suescun, Former JSK Fellows, Miguel Costa, Fusion Interactive, Miami, Miguel Paz, Professor @CUNYJSchool, founder Poderaoedia, Nuno Vargas, Designer, JSK Stanford Fellow ’13, Portugal, Olman Hernandez, Fusion Interactive, Miami, Pedro Alvarez, Fusion Interactive, Miami, Rafael Fernandez, Fusion Interactive, Miami, Rebecca Monson, Founder, New Tropic, Miami, Ricardo Mesquita, CEO of The LAB Miami, Robert Hernandez, Professor, Digital Journalism, USC, Susan Jacobson, Assistant Professor, SJMC, FIU, Tiffany Troxler, Research Faculty, SERC, FIU, Yamila Garcia, OKFN, Argentina, Alejandro González, @14ymedio.com.

Media Party Miami is led by the FIU School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC), acting in partnership with the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Knight Foundation, Hacks/Hackers Miami, and the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ).