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Keynote [clear filter]
Thursday, October 6

6:00pm EDT

Welcome keynote and private networking cocktail reception, sponsored by American Press Institute

6 p.m.: Conference attendees are invited to a private networking reception and cocktail hour in the President's Room at The Conference Center at Montclair State University. 

6:45 p.m.: Welcome presentation by opening night sponsor American Press Institute.

7 p.m.: Keynote presentation by Gordon Borrell, CEO of Borrell Associates, followed by Q&A.


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Gordon Borrell

CEO, Borrell Associates
Gordon Borrell is a sought-after speaker for conferences and company meetings and is the local media industry’s leading analyst. He is ranked in the top 2% among Gerson Lehrman Group’s 150,000 consultants worldwide and is quoted frequently in The Wall Street Journal, The New York... Read More →
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Liz Worthington

Data-Driven Content Strategist, American Press Institute
Liz manages API's program to help publishers create data-driven content strategies.She joined API after nearly 10 years as a reporter and editor for various newspapers and digital platforms. Just before joining the team, Liz served as the Senior Editorial Trainer for Patch.com where... Read More →

Thursday October 6, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm EDT
President's Room University Hall 7th Floor, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043
Friday, October 7

12:00pm EDT

Lunch and Mid-day Keynote

Michael Oreskes, Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director of NPR sits down for a lunchtime keynote discussion with Merrill Brown, director of Montclair State University's School of Communication and Media.

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Merrill Brown

Director of the School of Communication and Media, Montclair State University
As one of the pioneers who launched CourtTV and the founding editor-in-chief of MSNBC.com, Merrill Brown has demonstrated a strong commitment to bring the news into the 21st century.  Brown continues to break new ground in his role as Director of the newly opened School of Co... Read More →

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Michael Oreskes

Senior Vice President of News, National Public Radio
Oreskes formerly the vice president and senior managing editor at the AP, where he oversaw the giant international news wire's daily report. In an interview, Oreskes described NPR as one of a handful of news outlets that have proved themselves to be indispensable to the nation and... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Room 1 (Main Room) University Hall 7th Floor, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043