Free and Cheap Tools Your Newsroom Should Use
Our audience wants to interact with journalism, which can take time and money to develop. This session will introduce you to a host of tools available to help you and your newsroom with mapping, building interactive timelines, producing quick videos, social videos and more.
Meet the Speaker
Val Hoeppner is a digital journalist, teacher, trainer and media strategist. Hoeppner spent 20 years in newsrooms as a photojournalist, newsroom leader and multimedia director. She also spent five years working with journalism professionals, educators and students in her role as director of education for the Freedom Forum Diversity Institute. As CEO of Val Hoepnner Media and Consulting, LLC, Hoeppner travels to newsrooms, universities and media conferences to train journalists in mobile, social, video and multi-platform storytelling. She is also the Professional Journalist in Residence at Middle Tennessee State University.