Table Talks: Leadership

Consistently ranked among the best experiences of our conference, this series of participatory, inspiring conversations will address challenging topics in your area of expertise. Participants are able to choose their own conversations and collaborate with the brightest minds in their fields to explore new ideas on common issues.

Head to the room that has the topics that interest you most, sit anywhere and our trained facilitators will you give you (very brief!) instructions on how Table Talks will work.

This session is designed for:

  • Everyone! There's something for everyone at the ONA19 Table Talks sessions

Table leads:

  • Hannah Birch, Production Editor, ProPublica - Navigating a nonlinear career path, and/or managing and coaching people on doing the same
  • Shannan Bowen, Lead Product Manager for News, McClatchy - What's your dream cross-functional team - and how do you build it?
  • Alison Go, Head of Growth, Chalkbeat - How to hire for the future


Shannan Bowen
Lead Product Manager for News, McClatchy

Alison Go
Head of Growth, Chalkbeat
@alisonmaegoVisit Website


Melisa Goh
Head of Planning, AJ+