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Tuesday, September 25 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Got Platform? Making Science Content in the Social Era

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From short-form video to long-form livestreams, storytellers are producing original science content that is smart, intentional and specific to target niche (yet committed) audiences. Learn how emerging video platforms like Facebook Watch, Snapchat Discover, YouTube and Twitch are rewriting the rules of science content production and expanding the choir of science video presenters and producers.

Speakers
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Hema Bajaj

Strategic Programming Manager, YouTube
Hema Bajaj is a Strategic Programming Manager at YouTube. She leads the company's education and learning strategy and helps shape the images seen by billions of people globally. Hema is a firm believer that images on-screen, whether the big screen or the small one in your pocket... Read More →
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Zachary Diaz

Partnerships Manager for Content Development and Acquisition, Twitch
Zachary Diaz is a Partnerships Manager for Content Development and Acquisition at Twitch where he oversees the development of non-endemic content types into digital-first and live-first formats, as well as the onboarding of Partner content creators onto the social video service. Prior... Read More →
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Brian Pendergast

Senior Producer, Seeker Media
Brian Pendergast is Head of Development at Seeker -- the no. 1 most-engaged science & tech publisher globally cross-platform on social. Brian brings with him over 10 years of experience writing, producing and developing non-fiction content for a range of audiences and distribution... Read More →
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Tory Starr

Director of Social Media, WGBH
Tory Starr is the Director of Social Media at WGBH, Boston’s public media station and the source of over one-third of PBS’ prime time programming. In her role, Starr leads social media strategy, best practices, platform partnerships, and project development for the station’s... Read More →

Session Producers
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Adnaan Wasey

Adnaan Wasey is an executive producer with a history of championing the work of a diverse group of creators for new platforms. He's created media for some of the most admired film, news and information organizations, including PBS, The New York Times, Snapchat and WNYC, and his work has been honored... Read More →
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Devin Karambelas

Devin Karambelas is the Editorial and Executive Assistant to WGBH’s Vice President of National Programming. Devin has previously worked in event and programming production roles for SFFILM, the parent organization of the San Francisco International Film Festival, Glasgow Film in... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Yawkey Theater 1 Guest St, Boston MA 02135
  • moderator Adnaan Wasey