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Monday, March 16 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Dramatic Rise and Impact of Video Journalism

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Over the last 5 years, video journalism has experienced a massive rise in popularity due to a number of key factors including: changing user behaviors (consumption pattern/expectations), increased internet accessibility and speed, growth in viewing platforms such as over-the-top and mobile devices, global scale due to YouTube's impressive growth and, most importantly, a huge increase in premium ad revenue to be collected.
In this panel, we'll talk shop with some of the video industry's most brilliant minds, across different organizations and platforms to learn how this rise has affected: journalism, business, product, audience development and the forward trajectory of these companies.

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Kareem Ahmed

Growth Strategy Editor, The New York Times
Kareem Ahmed is responsible for developing and executing the audience development and video marketing strategy for Times Video across NYTimes.com, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and any other platform. Prior to joining the Times he was the Associate Director of Global Marketing at VI... Read More →
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Steve Oh

Chief Operating Officer, The Young Turks
Steve is the Chief Operating Officer of TYT where he oversees all business operations and strategic partnerships. Steve joined the Company in 2010 and has since helped grow it from just two YouTube channel with 200 million views to a full network of over 20 channels totaling over... Read More →
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Ashish Patel

VP Social Media, NowThis News
Ashish Patel is an executive-in-residence at Lerer Hippeau Ventures and VP of Social at NowThis Media. Ashish was Head of Social Media at VICE where he lead, created, and managed global social media strategy and marketing campaign activation for all VICE media publishing properties... Read More →
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Ashley Simon

Head of Video, Upworthy

Monday March 16, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1

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