Sponsored by APM - Ukraine Behind the Curtain: Editorial, Operations, and Crisis Communications in a War Zone

Amy Lundgren, Jeff Jones, Kate Peters, Jon Zilkha
2022 - New Orleans

When Russia invaded Ukraine in early 2022, a record number (280 million) of audiences around the world turned to the BBC for their coverage. BBC representatives, Kate Peters (Senior News Editor) and Jon Zilkha (WS English Controller) will share what goes on behind-the-scenes at BBC News to provide war zone coverage, including deployment plans, training, and planning resources for journalists. Jeff Jones (KNOW) will share how he makes scheduling decisions for breaking news events like this to meet audience expectations.