World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

67th World News Media Congress · 22nd World Editors Forum · 25th World Advertising Forum


67th World News Media Congress · 22nd World Editors Forum · 25th World Advertising Forum


67th World News Media Congress


  • Christin Herger

    Project Manager Global Events | WAN-IFRA | Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    Short Bio

    Christin is responsible for the overall organisation of the World News Media Congress. She also handles the programme for the Media Port sessions at the World Publishing Expo. After earning a diploma in business administration, Christin worked for several years as an event manager in the exhibition and medical industry. She has also lived and worked in India, America, Peru and New Zealand. She joined WAN-IFRA in August 2014.

  • Valérie Arnould

    Business Editor & Digital Media event | WAN-IFRA CH | Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    Short Bio

    Valerie has worked for most media magazines in France covering broadcasting, print publishing, IT and online. She joined IFRA in 1997 as chief editor for the French magazine and later became deputy chief editor for all editions. She has also contributed to WAN-IFRA’s research reports on topics like digital media, newsroom management and free newspapers.

  • Cherilyn Ireton

    Executive Director, World Editors Forum | WAN-IFRA | Paris, France

    Short Bio

    She is responsible for coordinating all activities associated with the World Editors Forum, the only association exclusively dedicated to senior newsroom editors from across the globe.

  • Federica Cherubini

    Programme manager | WAN-IFRA | Milan, Italy

  • Gordon Steiger

    Marketing Manager, Global Events | WAN-IFRA | Frankfurt/M., Germany

    Short Bio

    Responsible for marketing and promotion of WAN-IFRA's global events: the annual exhibition World Publishing Expo, the World Newspaper Congress and their related side events.

  • Larry Kilman

    Secretary General | WAN-IFRA | Paris, France

    Short Bio

    As Secretary General, Larry Kilman oversees WAN-IFRA's not-for-profit advocacy branch based in Paris, including Press Freedom, Media Development, News Literacy, Public Affairs, Innovation and Future Technologies as well as the World Editors Forum.

  • Linda Naumann

    Sales Executive | WAN-IFRA CH | Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    Short Bio

    Linda joined WAN-IFRA in 2014 as Sales Executive and is responsible for Expo sales as well as sales packages for all WAN-IFRA events. Although a native German, she lived in the U.S. for ten years where she received a Bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and enjoyed many cold winters in Minnesota.

  • Ilona Gümperlein

    Events Manager | WAN-IFRA | Frankfurt/Main,

    Short Bio

    Ilona Gümperlein is your contact for organisational and logistical questions as well as registration to WAN-IFRA Events. She always finds an answer to any query.

Language switcher

Available in:

Date and Location

  • 01 Jun 2015 - 03 Jun 2015
    Washington, D.C.

Contact information