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Thursday, April 19 • 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Influencing the Influencers (Presented by MSNBC / NBC News)

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How the mainstream media uses social media as news tips, by developing a network of influencers and bloggers. Hear how such influencers have emerged as contributors, hosts, and reporters in News. This panel taps into the core audience at Hispanicize, showing how participants can get their voices more widely heard beyond the platforms they already use.

MSNBC/NBC News Reception:
NBC News and MSNBC will sponsor a networking reception to follow the panel, “Influencing the Influencers.” The panel, on Thursday, April 19 at 4:15pm, explores how the mainstream media uses social media as news tips, by developing a network of influencers and bloggers. Panelists will reveal how influencers have emerged as contributors, hosts, and reporters in mainstream news. Immediately following the panel, attendees will be able to put some of those tips and ideas right to work in an informal networking environment allowing them to share ideas, information, contacts, and story ideas.

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Jesse Rodriguez

Senior Booker, MSNBC New York
Jesse Rodriguez is the New York-based Director of Booking for MSNBC, focusing on the channel’s weekday morning show, Morning Joe, daytime hours of news coverage, and the primetime programming. Until January, he was the senior producer of Morning Joe where he booked the show’s... Read More →

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Mariana Atencio

Correspondent, MSNBC
Mariana Atencio is a journalist and news personality who covers domestic and international issues, doing breaking news and special reports for MSNBC.Born in Venezuela and fluent in Spanish and English, Mariana came to America on a scholarship from Columbia University Graduate Sc... Read More →
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Natalia Jimenez

Senior Photo Editor, NBC News
Natalia Jimenez is the Senior Photo Editor for NBC News. She edits and commissions visual content to form compelling narratives for the news network’s diverse platforms, including digital, video, social media and broadcast television. Managing the @NBCNews Instagram account, she... Read More →
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Sandra Lilley

the Managing Editor, NBC Latino
Sandra Lilley is the Managing Editor of NBC Latino, a vertical of NBCNews.com. She previously served as political writer for the site. She started her career as a general assignment reporter for Telemundo NY (WNJU-TV), eventually becoming news director of the station. She also produced... Read More →
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Jairo Lozano

Anchor, Telemundo San Antonio
Jairo Lozano works as Weekend Anchor and video journalist for Telemundo News 60 Weekend, which airs Saturday and Sunday at 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM on Telemundo 60 San Antonio / KVDA, the local station serving the Spanish-speaking community in South Texas As part of the Noticias... Read More →
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Gadi Schwartz

NBC News Correspondent and Co-Host “Stay Tuned”
Gadi Schwartz is a correspondent for NBC News and co-host of NBC News’ innovative Snapchat newscast, “Stay Tuned.” This is the first daily news show on Snapchat that publishes twice daily including regular updates to cover breaking news. Before joining this pioneering news effort... Read More →

Thursday April 19, 2018 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Plaza 4/5 (5th Floor) JW Marriott Marquis Miami

Attendees (38)