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Editors Changing Roles: From News to Tech

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 7:00–9:00 pm

Location: Zoom video conference

Branch/Twig: Toronto

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Editors Changing Roles: From News to Tech

Join Editors Toronto on Tuesday, February 28, at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom for “Editors Changing Roles: From News to Tech.”

Journalism is a fast-paced industry where the public demands factual and accurate information. It’s also a field that has changed rapidly over the years as technology has changed. Kevin Ritchie, content lead at Shopify, will share lessons from his journalism career of more than two decades. You’ll learn more about the editor's role and responsibilities in this environment,  as well as how these differ from the editor’s role within the tech industry.

About the speaker:

Kevin Ritchie is the content lead for Shopify's engineering blog. He has more than two decades of experience working as a journalist for a variety of publications. He has also served as editor of Toronto alt-weekly NOW Magazine.

6:55 pm — Zoom meeting opens
7:00 pm — Opening remarks
7:05 pm — Kevin Ritchie
7:45 pm — Q&A