October 2019 Business Breakfast
Guest Speaker: Kevin McKenna - Deputy Business Editor at The New York Times
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel, 687 Lexington Avenue (between E. 56th & 57th Streets), New York, NY
Kevin McKenna has had a long career as an editor at The New York Times and has spent much of it helping to guide the paper’s transition to the digital age. For the last decade, as a deputy business editor, he has been involved in expanding online efforts in business news. He currently oversees a group of reporters covering economics, energy and the auto industry on all platforms.
He joined The Times as a copy editor on the foreign desk, going on to serve as assistant foreign editor, as deputy news editor overseeing the paper’s front page, and as assistant metropolitan editor. In 1995, he became editorial director of the paper’s fledgling electronic media operation as it created nytimes.com. He later served as the paper’s technology editor and as editor of Circuits, an award-winning weekly section devoted to personal technology.
Kevin is also an adjunct assistant professor of journalism at Baruch College. Before joining The Times, he worked as a reporter for The Associated Press in Los Angeles and Raleigh, N.C., and as an editor at The International Herald Tribune in Paris. He is a sixth-generation Californian and received a B.A. in journalism and political science from the University of Southern California, where he was editor of the campus newspaper, The Daily Trojan. He received an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University and was awarded a Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship. In 1997-98, he was a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University, focusing on the intersection of technology, business and communications.
This event is hosted by Past President Niall O'Leary.
Enjoy a traditional Irish Breakfast and an engaging speaker. Meet and greet with local New York business people.
RSVP: Please RSVP by Monday, October 14, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.
$15 for IBO 2019 Member
$15 for IBO 2019 Member + $30 for Non-Member Guest
$30 for Non-Member
$30 for Non-Member + $30 for Non-Member Guest
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