WASHINGTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Reporters covering various aspects of the drug and medical device development industry will share their experiences during a Reporters Round Table on June 17 at 8 a.m. at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting, in Room 16B at the San Diego Convention Center. Panelists will offer insights into their story selection process and areas of interest. This is a unique opportunity for attendees to gain insight into the industry topics that are trending in the news. After discussing their work, reporters will field questions from the audience.
Reporters Round Table panelists include:
Ben Comer, senior editor, Pharmaceutical Executive
Prior to joining Pharmaceutical Executive, Comer worked as a reporter at Haymarket Media’s Medical Marketing & Media magazine covering professional and consumer pharmaceutical marketing strategy and tactics, traditional and digital media, and U.S. regulatory policy.
Mandy Jackson, West Coast editor, SCRIP Intelligence
Jackson focuses on U.S. biotech and pharmaceutical news including finance, dealmaking and clinical trials. She was a business news reporter for 15 years, covering biotech and industry, biotech law and commercial real estate.
Miseta reports on the latest trends in the pharmaceutical industry related to the outsourcing of manufacturing and clinical research. He has taught microeconomics, money and banking at the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
ABOUT DIA: DIA is the global connector in the life sciences product development process. Our association of more than 18,000 members builds productive relationships by bringing together regulators, innovators and influencers to exchange knowledge and collaborate in a neutral setting. DIA’s network creates unparalleled opportunities for the exchange of knowledge and has the interdisciplinary experience to prepare for future developments. DIA is an independent, nonprofit organization with its global center in Washington, D.C., USA, and regional offices covering North and South America (Horsham, Pa., USA); Europe, North Africa and the Middle East (Basel, Switzerland); and Japan (Tokyo), India (Mumbai) and China (Beijing). For more information, visit www.diahome.org.
ABOUT DIA’s 2014 50th ANNUAL MEETING: Celebrate the Past – Invent the Future is the largest multidisciplinary event that brings together a community of life sciences professionals at all levels and across all disciplines involved in the discovery, development and life cycle management of medical products. The meeting aims to foster innovation that will lead to the development of safe and effective medical products and therapies for patients. For more information, visit www.diahome.org/dia2014.