AAJA-Asia launches Chats with Asia Editors at N3Con 2020

The New.Now.Next Media Conference (N3Con 2020) launches on August 27 with a series of exclusive chats with editors and media executives from across the Asia Pacific region. Participants will get a chance to learn first-hand about newsroom innovations and career opportunities at the biggest news outlets, as well as tech companies and media start-ups in the region. Celebrating its 10th year, the online conference is hosted by the Asia Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association.

Above (from Left to right and top to bottom): Jon Russel, The Ken; Irene Jay Liu, Google; Young-sam Cho, Bloomberg; Anjali Kapoor, Facebook; Joey Chung, The News Lens; Yoohee Hong, Newspicks.

Over four engaging days, Aug. 27-30, N3Con will feature over 50 top journalists and newsmakers/innovators in conversation at in-depth panels and workshops, including a keynote by Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa  – focused on how journalists have adapted and innovated in 2020 to tell crucial stories from #TheNewFrontlines – the event ‘s theme this year.

The series of exclusive chats with editors and news executives will offer media professionals, journalists and students a rare glimpse into how Asia’s newsrooms put out breaking news and engaging storytelling and how crucial editorial decisions are made. Participants will also get a chance to interact with these media and tech leaders on a variety of topics, from career opportunities to the future of news and building audiences.

N3Mag’s first multimedia issue is out!

Alongside the conference, AAJA-Asia has launched N3Magazine, an annual multimedia review featuring stories, podcasts, and video interviews on topics related to N3Con’s theme including:

Interviewees in the magazine’s podcast/video series include N3Con speakers and other top journalists such as Ching-Ching Ni, editor-in-chief of the Chinese language edition of the New York Times; Angie Lau, founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of Forkast.News; and veteran Singaporean journalist and commentator PN Balji.