Media representatives, 2018 Valley Publicity Summit

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. 12, 2018. PR pros: register here for the 2018 Valley Publicity Summit,

*Greg Barr, editor-in-chief, Phoenix Business Journal

*Wyatt Buchanan, former community editor, current politics/issues editor, Arizona Republic/

Kristine Cannon, features reporter, The Scottsdale Progress

Teri Carnicelli, editor, North Central News

Kianey Carter, producer, ABC15, (KNXV-TV, Channel 15)

Ashley Flood, evening anchor and editor, KTAR News (92.3 FM-ABC)

*Christine Goodfriend, planning assignment editor, Fox 10, KSAZ-TV, Channel 10

*Jennifer Jones, senior content coordinator, 3TV/CBS5 – Arizona’s Family (KTVK-TV, KPHO-TV)

Debra Utacia Krol, Native American community journalism, including science and environmental issues, economic development, business, Native art, travel tourism

Leah LeMoine, managing editor, Phoenix magazine

Al Macias, news director, KJZZ-FM (91.5 FM-NPR)

Kara Morrison, editor, Raising Arizona Kids magazine

KJ Philps, editor, Echo magazine

*Andy Ramirez, senior real time editor, ABC 15 (KNXV-TV, Channel 15)

Hayley Ringle, technology reporter, Phoenix Business Journal

Ed Roth, executive producer, Arizona Daily Mix, (KAZT-TV, Channel 7)

Wayne Schutsky, managing editor, The Scottsdale Progress

Lee Shappell, managing editor, Times Media Group/East Valley Tribune

Colleen Sparks, managing editor, San Tan Sun News

Douglas Towne, editor, Arizona Contractor & Community magazine

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

Karen Werner, editor, Frontdoors Media

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

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*These media people will participate in our panel discussion that precedes the “speed pitching” session. Moderating our media panel in 2018 is *Ilana Lowery, longtime former editor-in-chief of the Phoenix Business Journal.

NOTE: Heather Dunn of Cronkite News, who had identified herself when she first agreed to participate as “tentative,” regrettably cannot join us. Christina Barrueta, food, beverage and travel writer, regrettably cannot join us.