Fast Forward Digital Media Conference

The Digital Media industry is an ever-growing field propelled by the advancement of new trends and technologies.

The Fast Forward Digital Media workshops at UNI aim to keep our students at the forefront of the industry by offering them a chance to meet with industry professionals, attend demonstrations and sessions, and hear lectures from experts in the field.

The conference is hosted in-person and online, with panels on topics such as storytelling, sportscasting, journalism and social justice, video drone cameras and more.

speakers at the fast forward conference

Sponsors and Planning Committee
 

Thanks to the generosity of the Iowa Broadcasters Association and the IBA Foundation for sponsoring this event.

Thanks to our Fast Forward planning committee & UNI Communication and Media:

  • Eric Braley, Instructor, Digital Media Leadership, Communication and Media, UNI 
  • Dr. Anelia Dimitrova, Digital Journalism, Communication and Media, UNI
  • Dr. John Fritch, Dean, College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences, UNI
  • Professor Phillip Hopper, Digital Media Production, Communication and Media, UNI
  • Dr. Christopher Martin, Digital Journalism, Communication and Media, UNI
  • Dr. Ryan McGeough, Head, Communication and Media, UNI
  • Dr. Chris Ogbondah, Digital Journalism, Communication and Media, UNI
  • Michael Rueber, Broadcast Engineer, Communication and Media, UNI
  • Professor Francesca Soans, Digital Media Production, Communication and Media, UNI