speaker-info

Latoya Peterson

Deputy Editor, Digital Innovation
The Undefeated, ESPN

One of Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 rising stars in media for 2013, Latoya Peterson is best known for the award winning blog Racialicious.com – the intersection of race and pop culture. She is currently the deputy editor, digital innovation for ESPN’s The Undefeated. Previously, she was an editor-at-large at Fusion, the senior digital producer for The Stream on Al Jazeera America and a John S. Knight Journalism 2012-2013 Fellow at Stanford University. She produced a YouTube series on girl gamers and is currently working on 360 and virtual reality projects.

Session

VR is here to stay. What’s next for journalism?

session

VR is no longer just for games and films. How can journalism take advantage of this development? VR is a unique opportunity for storytellers to immerse their audience, to engage them and to put them at the center of their story. Technology keeps developing and newsrooms can’t afford to be left behind¬†in this new field. […]

main stage
READ MORE