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ONA 2008 Conference Podcasts
In this series of podcasts, we'll be highlighting some of the organizers and participants in this year's Online News Association conference, September 11-13 in Washington DC. For our fourth podcast in the series, we interview conference co-chair Amy Webb. Amy Webb is a digital strategy consultant and adapts current and emerging technologies to solve problems in mainstream journalism and journalism education. Her company, Webbmedia Group, has worked with media companies and other organizations around the world. Webb began her career as a reporter with Newsweek in its Tokyo bureau and at the Asian Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong where she covered technology, media and culture. She has been on the adjunct journalism faculty at University of Maryland, Temple University, Tokyo University and University of the Arts and is currently associated with the International Center for Journalists, where she creates training programs and seminars for journalists around the world. Webb holds a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, a bachelor's in political economics from Indiana University and Nikyu Certification in the Japanese government-administered Language Proficiency Test. She is a frequent speaker and commentator and blogs at MyDigimedia. Download the podcast program here (Stereo MP3 file, 17.2 mb, duration 00:12:34.) Keywords: ona, online news, journalism, news, reporting, new media, web 2.0, webb, amy, ona08 Produced in the studios of Professional Podcasts LLC, Cherry Hill, NJ