Danese Kenon (Tampa Bay Times) and Danny Gawlowski (Seattle Times) to present at 2016 APPM Conference

From The Tampa Bay Times, Deputy Director of Photography for Video/Multimedia Danese Kenon and Seattle Times Director of Digital Images and Innovation  Danny Gawlowski will discuss why both enterprise and mobile video are important to your newsroom strategy, how to set both up for success and receive hands-on tips for increasing the quality of mobile video in their Tuesday, September 13 presentation, “What Video Numbers Tell Us and Mobile Media Must-Haves” at the 2016 APPM Conference in Philadelphia.


DANESE KENON is an award-winning multimedia photojournalist struggling with an addiction to salsa dancing. Her enthusiasm for picture taking as a seven-year-old evolved into a full-fledged love affair. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Virginia State University, she attended The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL as a Visual Fellow.

In the fall of 2000, she was a Chips Quinn Scholar at The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, NY, and later became a full-time photographer with the paper. After three years in Rochester, she attended the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University and received a Master of Science degree in Photography. A Pulliam Fellowship took Kenon to The Indianapolis Star, where she would spend the next eight years.

Kenon often teaches multimedia journalism to organizations like Chips Quinn Scholars, The Diversity Institute Scholars at the Freedom Forum and to the students of the National Association of Black Journalists. Currently, Kenon is the Deputy Director of Photography for Video/Multimedia for the Tampa Bay Times.

SEATTLE TIMES PHOTO DEPARTMENT - SEATTLE - 112812 Picture/Video editor Danny Gawlowski. Portraits of the Seattle Times photo department for the upcoming iBook publication.

DANNY GAWLOWSKI is the Director of Digital Images and Innovation for The Seattle Times and past president of APPM. He studied photojournalism at Ball State University and documentary filmmaking at the Seattle Film Institute. His work has been recognized with two staff Pulitzer Prizes, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, two national Edward R. Murrow Awards, a national Emmy Award nomination, the Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism and a Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, spanning a broad spectrum of topics and has helped change public policies and save lives.

A Michigan native, Danny loves to talk on and on about harsh Midwest winters, Midwest work ethic and Midwest friendliness. However, he has traded all that for the beautiful Pacific Northwest, where he lives with his wife, Josie Liming, and two sons, Asher and Corbin.


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