Fresh Media: ReMixology 3 with CBC Radio 3's Steve Pratt
Saturday, November 6
5:00 p.m. until late
W2 Storyeum Salon, 151 W. Cordova
Media ReMixology is an event series bringing people together to sample and
share ideas in discussions lead by some of Vancouver's best and
brightest media remixologists.
ReMixology 3 will feature Steve Pratt,
Director of the CBC Radio 3 and CBC Radio Digital Programming. Steve will share his own experiences creating an innovative
online platform for music in Canada. Additionally, the evening will
consist of amazing local musicians, and an
opportunity for media enthusiasts to socialize, network, and innovate!
Steve Pratt is the Director of the CBC Radio 3
and CBC Radio Digital Programming. The CBC Radio 3 website, featuring
100% Canadian music has been nominated for a Webby Award two years in a
row for Best Online Radio Station. Steve is a regular speaker on the
subject of the future of music, the future of media, training
traditional media in using new media, and the power and proper execution
of social networking.
Karen Pinchin is the Vancouver editor of OpenFile.ca, a collaborative
community news site that allows citizens to set the news agenda in their
own neighbourhoods and see their story ideas reported by professional
journalists. After less than a year of being online in Toronto, OpenFile
was nominated for two 2010 Canadian Online Publishing Awards and will
begin expanding across Canada this fall. Karen has worked as a reporter
and editor at Maclean's, The Canadian Press and Newsweek International,
but she's been waiting to promote journalism in the public interest
using the muscles of the Internet for a very, very long time.