The digital orb has exploded audiences into tiny factions. This all-star panel will discuss how the repercussions of digital journalism has changed the all-encompassing work flow of the industry. Find out how the top-level journalists fight the clutter to hit target and find impact.
Caryn Ganz started at SPIN in 2001 as an Editorial Assistant and left five years later as an Associate Editor of the magazine. After moving to MTV News for a year, she was named Deputy Editor of RollingStone.com. Prior to returning to SPIN as Editor in Chief, Ganz wrote and edited a Yahoo! music blog, the Amplifier. She is the co-author of Pixies oral history 'Fool the World,' and her 2010 cover story on Nicki Minaj for Out magazine was recognized in Da Capo's 2011 Best Music Writing anthology.
Maura Johnston is a writer and editor living in Astoria, New York. She has worked at the Village Voice, Popdust, and Idolator, and she has contributed to Rolling Stone, Spin, Slate, and other publications.
Jessica Robertson is a journalist and editor living in New York City. She began her career as an assistant editor at Rollingstone.com, and served as a research editor for the fourth edition of the Rolling Stone Album Guide. After serving as senior editor of Spinner.com for four years, she became director of content for MTV Hive. She's interviewed everyone from Celine Dion to Bjork.
Benjamin Wagner is the Senior Vice President for MTV News, the music, movies and pop culture news authority for the Millennial audience. In this role, he oversees all production and multi-platform programming for the division, including a diverse mix of daily news stories, insider specials, live red carpet shows, exclusive music video and movie premieres and the “RapFix Live” weekly online-only live stream, as well as exclusive artist and celebrity interviews on-air, online, via mobile and... Read More →
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