16 June 2016

PressTalks: Facebook, The New York Times, Buzzfeed, other podcasts


MIAMI, Florida (June 16, 2016)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) podcasting program, PressTalks offers four new interviews with executives of major news media and content provider platforms as a preface to the digital media hemisphere conference SipConnect 2016 to be held June 29 to July 1 in Miami.

Those interviewed are, in Spanish language, Luis Olivalves, director of Facebook's Alliances with Media in Latin America and, in English language, Kinsey Wilson, strategy and innovation supervisor of The New York Times; Jeff Jarvis, prestigious media analyst of City University of New York (CUNY), and Summer Anne Burton, Buzzfeed executive producer.

PressTalks is a program produced by the IAPA and conducted from Miami by Nicolás Pérez, New Media Editor at the Guayaquil, Ecuador, newspaper El Universo.

One can also hear on PressTalks, http://presstalks.com/, previous episodes which include interviews with Alberto Ibargüen, president of the James L. and John S. Knight Foundation; Newton Neto, Google's Alliances With News Media in Latin America Manager; Ben Shaw, Global Consulting Director of the World Association of Newspapers (WAN-IFRA), and Rosental Alves, director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.

PressTalks was created with the objective of engendering an entertaining and erudite conversation capable of empowering news media to seek new forms of creating content, generating resources and capturing the public.

Contact the host at [email protected].

The IAPA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the defense and promotion of freedom of the press and of expression in the Americas. It is made up of more than 1,300 print publications from throughout the Western Hemisphere and is based in Miami, Florida. For more information please go to http://www.sipiapa.org.