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Friday, October 7
 

11:00am EDT

Monetization strategies: Diversify your revenue by thinking creatively about what you can sell

Mark Effron will moderate a discussion about diversifying your revenue streams and "finding your trampoline," featuring:

Celeste LeCompte
, Director of Business, ProPublica
Anastasia Cole Plakias, Brooklyn Grange


Moderators
avatar for Mark Effron

Mark Effron

Clinical Specialist, School of Communication and Media, Montclair State University
Mark Effron is a clinical specialist in the School of Communication and Media, where he teaches as well as coordinates the multi-platform newsroom in the new state-of-the-art headquarters for the school. Before that, Mark was an adjunct at Montclair State as well as a full time faculty... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Celeste LeCompte

Celeste LeCompte

Director of Business Development, ProPublica
Celeste LeCompte is a media entrepreneur and journalist with a special focus on innovation, sustainable business and open technologies. She has advised on product development and content strategy for numerous media companies, nonprofits and corporate clients. LeCompte previously... Read More →
avatar for Anastasia Cole Plakias

Anastasia Cole Plakias

Vice President & Founding Partner, Brooklyn Grange
Anastasia Cole Plakias is co-founder and Vice President of Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm. A published writer and photographer, Anastasia is a passionate and outspoken crusader for fresh, healthy foods and greener, more sustainable cities. Her love of food began early, cooking up elaborate... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 2 University Hall 7th Floor, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043

1:30pm EDT

Attracting new money: How local outlets can capture national marketing dollars

Maribeth Papagua, Executive-in-Residence, BIA/Kelsey
David Card, Research Director, StreetFight

(Moderated by TBA)

 


Speakers
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David Card

Research Director, Street Fight
David is an industry analyst who has been following the intersection of technology, media, and consumer behavior for over 25 years at Gigaom Research, Jupiter Research, IDC, and Forrester. He was previously a research VP for Gigaom, where he helped pioneer a premium research service... Read More →
avatar for Maribeth Papuga

Maribeth Papuga

Executive-in-Residence, BIA/Kelsey
Maribeth Papuga, a 25-year media, marketing and advertising veteran, serves as executive in residence to BIA/Kelsey. She advises the company and participates in its practice areas including industry coverage, research, consulting, and forecasting projects related to local media strategy... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm EDT
Room 1 (Main Room) University Hall 7th Floor, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043

1:30pm EDT

Revenue Diversity: The importance of building a pipeline of consumer revenue

Mary Barr Mann, cofounder and editor of the Village Green, will moderate a discussion about the importance of diverse revenue streams and customer revenue pipelines, featuring:

Mary Walter-Brown
, Publisher, Voice of San Diego
Tim Griggs, Innovator in Residence, Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas; and Center for Cooperative Media


Moderators
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Mary Barr Mann

Cofounder and editor, Village Green
Mary is the cofounder and editor of the Village Green, serving the communities of Maplewood and South Orange in New Jersey. She was editor of Maplewood Patch from October 2009 through May 2012. She formerly worked at the Springfield Avenue Partnership and for and with other area... Read More →

Speakers
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Mary Walter Brown

Publisher, COO, Voice of San Diego
Mary is the publisher and Chief Operations Officer at Voice of San Diego. She is also a consultant, a mom, and a problem-solver. She oversees the Voice of San Diego's marketing, development and civic engagement strategies, focusing on raising awareness and building diverse and sustainable... Read More →
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Tim Griggs

Local/national partnerships liason, Center for Cooperative Media
Innovator in Residence at the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism. Passionate digital media leader dedicated to creating business models to support purpose-driven journalism.Tim Griggs is an independent consultant and... Read More →
avatar for Lance Knobel

Lance Knobel

Cofounder & Editor, Berkeleyside
Lance Knobel (co-founder of Berkeleyside.com) is an international consultant and professional writer. In 1999-2000 he was director of the Programme of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. He was also editor-in-chief and managing director of World Link, the magazine... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm EDT
Room 2 University Hall 7th Floor, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043

2:30pm EDT

The importance of engagement: How investing in a deep audience connection can pay dividends

A discussion about the value and importance of engagement with your audience, moderated by Keith Hammonds of Solutions Journalism Network, featuring:

Chris
 Satullo, Principal, Keystone Civic Ventures
Terry Paris Jr., Digital production and engagement, ProPublica
Carrie Brown , Director, Social Journalism Program, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

 


Moderators
avatar for Keith Hammonds

Keith Hammonds

President & COO, Solutions Journalism Network
Keith Hammonds is the President & COO at Solutions Journalism Network, a new non-profit organization that builds the capacity for rigorous reporting on the responses to urgent social issues.Keith comes to the Solutions Journalism Network from Ashoka, where he started and led the News... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Carrie Brown

Carrie Brown

Director of Social Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Dr. Carrie Brown heads the CUNY J-School’s new M.A. in Social Journalism program. She was most recently an associate professor of journalism at the University of Memphis, where she earned recognition in 2014 as the national Educator of the Year from the Association for Education... Read More →
avatar for Terry Parris, Jr.

Terry Parris, Jr.

Community Editor, ProPublica
Terry is ProPublica's community editor. Prior to joining ProPublica, he led digital production and engagement at WDET 101.9 FM, NPR’s affiliate in Detroit.
avatar for Chris Satullo

Chris Satullo

Principal, Keystone Civic Ventures, LLC
Before working at Keystone Civic Ventures, Chris led the newsroom at WHYY, growing it from 20 or so to 50-plus employees. Launched the NewsWorks.org local news website in 2010, to feature coverage by WHYY newsroom plus a network of partners, bloggers and freelance contributors. Launched... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
Room 2 University Hall 7th Floor, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043