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Friday, August 23 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Big-Time Blogging: Careers In New Media

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While legacy media companies continue to contract, many new media companies are making inroads online, and becoming the go-to source within their fields. Working at these companies entails a different career path and set of skills; we'll discuss how Adrian Chen of Gawker, Amanda Terkel of The Huffington Post and Mike Dang of The Billfold reached their positions, and what it takes to stay there.

Twitter: @aaja, #AAJAblogging

Location: Murray Hill West 

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Mike Dang

The Billfold
Mike Dang is co-founding editor of The Billfold where he writes about money-related issues. He is also the managing editor at Longreads, which collects and promotes high-quality, long-form journalism and fiction. His print work has appeared in publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, and Kansas City Star, and his radio work has been aired on Free Speech Radio News. He has a master’s degree from... Read More →

Jay Caspian Kang

Editor, Grantland
Jay Caspian Kang (@jaycaspiankang) is an editor at Grantland. His debut novel, The Dead Do Not Improve, is on sale now.
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Gautham Nagesh

Tech Policy Editor, CQ Roll Call
Gautham Nagesh is the National Treasurer of AAJA and a staff writer at CQ Roll Call, where he covers technology and media policy. Gautham is an expert on the intersection of politics and technology, having covered the area since 2007 as a staff writer for The Hill and Government Executive. He frequently appears on C-SPAN, NPR and other national media outlets to discuss politics, race, sports and technology. Gautham is also an experienced... Read More →
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Amanda Terkel

Senior Political Reporter & Politics Managing Editor, The Huffington Post
Amanda Terkel is a Senior Political Reporter and Politics Managing Editor at The Huffington Post. Previously, Amanda served as Deputy Research Director at the Center for American Progress and the Managing Editor of ThinkProgress.org. She is a graduate of Colgate University and can be reached at aterkel@huffingtonpost.com or on Twitter at @aterkel.

Friday August 23, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019