Victor Hernandez

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I am currently a Professional journalist or technologist working in media


Job Title:
News Futurist


Victor Hernandez is a news futurist and journalism innovator with CNN Worldwide who always has one foot in the future, and relentless champion of innovation and change. In this role he is charged with shaping critical vision and strategies around emerging technologies against CNN’s journalistic endeavors.

His work with new media, emerging technologies and convergence is among the most cutting-edge at CNN. Hernandez is viewed as an organizational leader in the areas of new media strategies and executions.

He is based at CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta, and lives in San Diego.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Other Society of Professional Journalists, Online News Association

Areas of expertise:
Experience building interactive news applications, Web production experience, Social media branding – Newsroom / organization level, Social media branding – Individual, Social media branding – Sub-branded accounts (such as a Politics Blog or Regional Channel), Mobile Video (shooting), Mobile Video (shooting, editing, publishing), Still photography, Beat reporter

Speaking Experience
Yes, I have been a keynote speaker for an event, Yes, have led sessions individually, Yes, have spoken on panels, Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (at events)

Past Speaking Experience:

Poynter Institute for Media Studies
Most major journalism conferences
Several digital media summits, conferences
Dozens of university campuses

City / Location Preferences:

Warm weather cities!

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