Damien Cave, Australia bureau chief, The New York Times
Damien Cave is the Australia bureau chief for The New York Times. He’s covered more than a dozen countries for the Times, including Mexico, Cuba, Iraq and Lebanon, and has been trying to play an active role in digital innovation since he covered the rise of Napster and the dot-com boom and bust of the late 90s and early 2000s for Salon.com and Rolling Stone.
Tonya Mosley, senior Silicon Valley correspondent, KQED (US)
Tonya Mosley is the senior Silicon Valley correspondent for KQED in San Francisco. Previously, she was a John S. Knight fellow at Stanford University, where she created a curriculum for journalists on the impacts of implicit bias. Tonya also co-wrote a Belgian/American experimental study on the effects of protest coverage. Before KQED, Tonya also served as a senior correspondent and host for National Public Radio member station WBUR in Boston, a broadcast contributor for Al Jazeera America and created the national award-winning public radio series “Black in Seattle”. In 2014, Tonya was named one of the “51 Most Influential People” by Seattle Magazine and 2015 “Journalist of the Year” by the Washington State Association for Justice. In 2016 Tonya won an Emmy Award for her televised piece “Beyond Ferguson”.
Colleen Ryan, author & journalist
Colleen Ryan was a Fairfax journalist for over thirty-five years. She is a former Editor of the Australian Financial Review and during her career she was Washington correspondent for the AFR and more recently China correspondent, based in Shanghai for six years. Colleen has worked across the Fairfax group including a decade with the Sydney Morning Herald and five years with National Times. She has won three Walkley awards including the Gold Walkley and received a Centenary Medal for services to journalism and publishing, as well as the Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year Award.
Christopher Warren, journalist
Christopher Warren is a journalist and writer. He recently spent a year at Stanford focusing on design thinking in public policy, journalism and creative writing. He is a former President of the International Federation of Journalists and Federal Secretary of the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance. He is currently a director of Media Super.