Thomas Seymat

Thomas Seymat

2018-2019 Reynolds Fellow

  Residential fellow
  Reynolds Journalism Institute


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Member ID: 4201

Group Title: Content providers

Join Date: August 9, 2018


Last Visit: June 13, 2019

Last Activity: June 13, 2019

Total Entries: 3


Timezone: UM6


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About Thomas Seymat

Before coming to Missouri for his fellowship, Thomas Seymat was the VR editor of Euronews where he led the implementation of an innovative immersive journalism workflow and orchestrated the production of more than 145 VR/ 360° experiences since June 2016.

He has trained journalists and spoken at conferences throughout Europe, and is an ambassador of the Journalism360 initiative.

Prior to this role, he supervised Euronews’ live-blogs operations, produced data-visualisations and reported on European news. He received a journalism award from the European Commission in 2009.

Thomas Seymat is an immersive journalism and VR editor at Euronews in France. He is also a 2018–2019 RJI fellow.

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Thomas Seymat 2018–2019 fellowship project

Thomas Seymat is an immersive journalism and VR editor at Euronews in France. While in residence at RJI, he will develop a tool to gather research on how audiences respond to 360 videos and other VR content. This information will allow news organizations to improve their immersive stories and advertisers to monetize this type of content more effectively.

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