Technology & Tools Track: Multimedia storytelling for watchdogs

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Wayne Carter of KXAS/NBC5 Dallas-Fort Worth; Nelson Hsu of NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations; Monica Rhor of Houston Chronicle
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 13 at 3:45pm
  • Location: Texas D
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Once you get the investigative goods, how do you put them together effectively across platforms and digital devices to produce a compelling story? Move beyond your website or TV broadcast to harness the storytelling power of social media, OTT streaming channels, Alexa and much more. 

This session was planned in collaboration with the National Association of Black Journalists.

Speaker Bios

  • Wayne Carter is a special projects reporter for the NBC Owned TV Station in Dallas, currently covering Education. Wayne has more than 20 years of journalism experience, anchoring and reporting at TV stations all across the country for Belo, Hearst, Tribune, and NBC Universal. Wayne specializes in breaking, consumer, education, and investigative coverage. He's a father of two, aviation and maritime buff, and active in support for caregivers of cancer patients.

  • @hsunelson is currently the Managing Editor, Visuals for the national team of NBC Owned Television Stations based in New York City.  He leads a team that creates graphics and interactives used across the NBC and Telemundo-owned websites.

  • Monica Rhor is an editorial writer/columnist and member of the Houston Chronicle's editorial board. She also has been a staff writer for USA TODAY, Associated Press, Boston Globe, Miami Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer and Orange County Register. Monica, who was born in Ecuador and raised in New Jersey, has taught high school journalism and English and served as lead on the National Association of Hispanic Journalists student project, @monicarhor

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