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Director of News Partnerships, The Associated Press
(Video of Gibbs’ presentation at ISOJ2019 is below her bio, along with an article from the ISOJ team)
@lisagibbs954 Lisa Gibbs is the director of news partnerships at The Associated Press and the newsroom’s point person on AP’s automation and artificial intelligence strategy group. This includes working with industry leaders and emerging startups to identify smart applications of automation/AI in media, project development, workflow integration and training. Current projects span a range of technologies, such as image recognition, video transcription and using machine learning to verify information plus surface breaking news stories and trending topics. A native of Miami, Florida, she joined AP in 2014 as global business editor from Money (Time Inc.) and is a previous executive business editor of the Miami Herald. In 2016, she was named Business Journalist of the Year by TalkingBizNews.
Gibbs was part of the panel “The impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning on journalism” at ISOJ 2019.