Guest Speaker: Ben Kreimer, BuzzFeed

Ben_Kreimer_Headshot_webBen Kreimer is a journalism technologist and the beta fellow with BuzzFeed’s Open Lab for Journalism, Technology, and the Arts. He’s also an adviser with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Drone Journalism Lab and Nairobi based African skyCAM.¬¬

Kreimer explores the unique perspectives, visual experiences and storytelling potential of drones, 3D reconstructions, 360-degree video, virtual reality, and open-source hardware sensor platforms. He has worked with academic institutions and organizations including Columbia’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism, the M.S. University of Baroda (India), CCTV Africa, Times of India, VICE News, African Wildlife Foundation, Kenya Tourism Board, and the Antiochia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project.

 

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