Media representatives, Valley Publicity Summit 2017

Every effort is made to ensure that media professionals who agree to appear at the Publicity Summit do indeed participate. The Society of Professional Journalists is not responsible for any media professional who for reasons beyond SPJ’s control cancels or otherwise does not participate in this event.

This list is complete as of Sept. 14, 2017.

Christina Barrueta, food and beverage writer,

Josh David, producer/events coverage, KNXV-TV (ABC 15)

-Heather Dunn, content director, Cronkite News, Arizona PBS (KAET-TV, Channel 8)

Connor Dziawura, assistant editor, West Valley View

Maritza Felix, special projects producer, Telemundo Arizona (KTAZ-TV, Channel 39)

-Christine Goodfriend, producer, Fox 10 Arizona Morning, KSAZ-TV, Channel 10

Jennifer Jones, senior content coordinator, KTVK-TV (3TV) and KPHO-TV (CBS5)

Debra Utacia Krol, freelance writer, Native American community journalism, including science and environmental issues, economic development, business, Native American art; travel/tourism [both Native and mainstream]

-Ilana Lowery, editor-in-chief, Phoenix Business Journal

Al Macias, managing editor, KJZZ (91.5 FM-NPR)

Martha Maurer, assistant news director, KTAR News (92.3 FM)

-Marcy McMacken, assignment editor, Telemundo Arizona (KTAZ-TV, Channel 39)

Kara Morrison, editor, Raising Arizona Kids magazine

Andy Ramirez, assignment editor and multimedia journalist, KNXV-TV (ABC 15)

Rebecca Rhoades, executive editor, Phoenix Home & Garden magazine

Hayley Ringle, technology reporter, Phoenix Business Journal

Richard Ruelas, features reporter, The Arizona Republic/

Mike Saucier, editor, Frontdoors Media

Nick Smith, editor, Arcadia News

Colleen Sparks, managing editor, San Tan Sun News, Times Media

Douglas Towne, editor, Arizona Contractor & Community magazine

-Eric Watson, assignment editor, KPNX-TV, (Channel 12-NBC)

-Carrie Watters, community editor, The Arizona Republic/

Chelsea Young, editor-in-chief, So Scottsdale! magazine

Ralph Zubiate, managing editor, East Valley Tribune, Ahwatukee Foothills News

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Returning to moderate our media panel discussion that takes place before the pitching sessions will be Scott Davis, public information officer, Maricopa County Justice Courts, and former assignment editor for KTVK-TV (Channel 3) and KPHO-TV (Channel 5).