Breaking News: Make your coverage overshadow the competition
Monday, May 9, 2016
2:00 p.m. EST
Do you sometimes feel like your breaking news coverage is getting lost in the barrage of social media feeds? Do you wonder if it’s the digital presentation that will get it all the attention it deserves? Maybe it’s the writing and editing that really matter? These are some of the topics we’ll explore in our next teletraining session on Breaking News: Make your coverage overshadow the competition. We have assembled a panel of experts who have some real answers for you. Please join us.
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Diana Henriques is a contributing writer for The New York Times, where she has worked since 1989. She was previously a staff writer for Barron’s magazine, a Wall Street correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer, and an investigative reporter for The Trenton (N.J.) Times. In 2005, she was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize and won a George Polk Award, the Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Reporting and Harvard’s Goldsmith Prize for her 2004 series exposing insurance and investment rip-offs of young military consumers. She was also a member of The New York Times team that was a Pulitzer finalist for its coverage of the 2008 financial crisis. Diana is a member of the board of governors of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. She is author of the New York Times bestseller The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, in addition to The Machinery of Greed, Fidelity’s World and The White Sharks of Wall Street.
Dana Cimilluca is the deals editor for the Wall Street Journal in New York, where he reports on mergers and acquisitions and oversees coverage of related areas including private equity, activism and IPOs. Dana spent 2008 to 2013 in London, reporting on M&A in Europe for the Journal. Before that, he helped start and spearheaded the writing of the paper’s Deal Journal blog, following a seven-year stint with Bloomberg. Dana started his career in equity research at Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch in the ’90s after graduating from Trinity College in Hartford, Ct. He has an MBA from New York University.
Paul Harloff is a team leader for the AP’s Business News Department, in charge of autos, airlines and energy coverage, a position he has held for about six years. Prior to that, he was in charge of the Business News Department’s Financial News service, which provided real-time corporate news to portals such as Yahoo Finance and MSN Money. Before joining the AP in 2004, he worked at Dow Jones for nearly 20 years in a variety of positions at the Dow Jones News Service, including the Ticker and the online Wall Street Journal.
Chris Kaufman is general manager for digital at Reuters. He began his journalism career in Asia, working for print, radio and TV as a reporter, producer and editor. He has worked for Reuters for more than 20 years. In 2005 he returned to the United States to take up the position of Editor in Charge of Headlines and Spot News, running the New York hotseat, a headline-writing operation focused primarily on corporate financial news. In 2008, Chris oversaw the migration of the New York hotseat to Bangalore.
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