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Thursday, August 14 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Writing long for the web

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Long-form writing is finding huge audiences on the internet. Traditional print publications, as well as new online startups, are looking to take advantage. Learn writing strategies and discuss stories with some of the best writers and editors in the industry.

Moderators
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Frank Shyong

Staff Writer, The Los Angeles Times
(@frankshyong) Frank Shyong covers the San Gabriel Valley for the Los Angeles Times. His work has appeared in the Orange County Register, Entertainment Weekly and The Taipei Times. A native of Nashville, Tenn., he moved to Los Angeles to study economics at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Speakers
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Thomas Huang

Sunday & Enterprise Editor, The Dallas Morning News
(@tomhuang) Tom Huang is the Sunday & Enterprise editor at The Dallas Morning News and reporting, writing and editing fellow at The Poynter Institute, where he oversees the school’s writing program. In 2013, he was a Punch Sulzberger Fellow at Columbia University, where he studied executive leadership and journalism innovation. He has taught journalism in Mexico and India, and his reporting has taken him from Bosnia and Vietnam to the... Read More →
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Jay Caspian Kang

Editor, New Yorker
(@jaycaspiankang) Jay Caspian Kang is an editor at NewYorker.com. He has written about 21-year-old online poker millionaires, the significance of Jeremy Lin, and Reddit's role in the coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings, among other topics. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Wired and Grantland.com. He holds a Masters in Fine Arts from Columbia University His book, The Dead Do Not Improve, is on sale now.
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Mina Kimes

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
(@minakimes) Mina Kimes is an award-winning senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, where she writes features and a column called "The Ticket." Before joining ESPN this year, she was a features reporter at Bloomberg, where she wrote longform stories about companies for Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Businessweek. Kimes also spent five years as a writer for Fortune magazine, writing profiles and investigative features about topics ranging from arms... Read More →
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Stephanie McCrummen

Staff Writer & National Enterprise Reporter, The Washington Post
(@mccrummenwapo) Stephanie McCrummen is on the national enterprise team at The Washington Post, where she specializes in narrative writing on an array of subjects. She has served as the paper's East Africa Bureau Chief, and reported from Iraq, Egypt and Mexico. She previously worked for Newsday in New York. She is from Birmingham, Alabama


Thursday August 14, 2014 11:00am - 11:50am
Meeting Room 3, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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