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Program updates for Friday: 
- Sydney Morning Herald’s innovation editor, Stephen Hutcheon, is replacing Conal Hanna on the Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies, and Amy O’Leary will not be appearing.
Thursday, November 12 • 13:30 - 14:25
How ancient storytelling techniques can help you go viral

Storytelling is an ancient art, but often as we are overwhelmed with new platforms, formats and social media strategies, it’s easy to lose sight of what makes a great story in the first place. In this talk, Amy will connect narrative techniques that have stood the test of 2,000 years to our modern day news ecosystem, to inspire you to take a lesson from the ancients to consider what works best in today’s digital age.

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Amy O'Leary

Editorial director, Upworthy
@amyolearyAmy O’Leary is the editorial director for Upworthy. Previously, she worked for The New York Times in a range of roles for seven years. In 2014, she was on the team that wrote the Times‘s Innovation Report. She has been a reporter, a multimedia producer, a digital editor for new... Read More →

Thursday November 12, 2015 13:30 - 14:25
The Theatre (Cinema 2) The Chauvel, 249 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021