Speaking + Events


I'm available for limited speaking engagements and workshops. Get in touch at krhinck@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you.



Keynote for the Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium (April 2019)
"Ghosts in the machine: How technology is shaping our behaviors, what we believe, and how we live"

On the Media at the Harvard Kennedy School (April 2019)
A conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists CPL Hauser Visiting Leaders Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


SRCCON (June 2018)
Time to grow: How to dig deep and stretch yourself in the midst of day-to-day survival

SRCCON: WORK (Dec. 2017)
What's next: How to nurture growth in the face of burnout

Newsgeist (Nov. 2016)
Led session on mental health in newsrooms.

FEMA (August 2016)
Storytelling with data

Spanish Data Journalism Conference (May 2016)
Keynote speaker

SRCCON (June 2015)
Co-facilitated session on maintaining momentum outside of conferences.

NICAR (March 2015)
Visual journalism for tiny news desks.

Newsgeist (Nov. 2014)

MozFest (Oct. 2014)
Facilitated a session called “Building a radically open editorial process”

Innovation in the Newsroom panel (Nov. 2014)
At the University of Minnesota as part of the Murrow Fellows program.

SND Makes (Oct. 2014)
Attended SND’s second news design event. Our team built hmpgr, a layout editor to help you seamlessly handle your homepage.

ONA (Sept. 2014)
Led Friday’s panel, “Big Impact With Small Teams: Designing a Kick-Ass Process for the Small and Scrappy News App Team.” Collaborative notes here: http://bit.ly/ONA14impact

SRCCON (July 2014)
Facilitated collaborative session on making things happen with small teams. More details here: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/YVbzoybg2G

IRE (June 2014)
Co-led the membership discussion for INN Day and participated in a Sunday panel on open source tools for journalists.

AdaCamp (June 2014)

NTEN Nonprofit Tech Conference (March 2014)
Participated in both Drupal Day and the main conference. 

NICAR (Feb. 2014)
For my third NICAR conference, I had the pleasure of attending with my entire team at MinnPost (Tom and Alan).

Best of the Midwest College Journalism Convention (Feb. 2013)

SND Quick Course Design Panel (July 2013)
Spoke on panel about designing for all devices.

NTEN Drupal Day (April 2013)
Gave lightning talk about MinnPost’s transition to Drupal and our open-source data projects.

Hacks/Hackers Twin Cities (March 2012)
Spoke about MinnPost’s redesign and data projects.