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Friday, October 7
 

2:30pm EDT

Events: Lessons from building a revenue and engagement strategy IRL

Professor Kelly Whiteside of Montclair State University's School of Communication and Media will moderate a discussion about the value of leveraging events to build a revenue and engagement strategy in real life (IRL), featuring:

Chris Krewson
, Editor, Billy Penn 
Liz Kelly Nelson, Director, Events and Strategic Consumer Engagement, USA TODAY Network



Moderators
avatar for Kelly Whiteside

Kelly Whiteside

Assistant Professor of Sports Media and Journalism, Montclair State University
Kelly Whiteside brings her experience as a sports journalist into the classroom, focusing on critical issues in sport and their impact on society. At USA Today, she was the lead Olympics writer, World Cup soccer writer and the national college football writer. Prior to USA Today... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Chris Krewson

Chris Krewson

Editor, Billy Penn
Chris Krewson is the Editor of BillyPenn. He’s the former executive editor, online of The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he worked from 2007-2010, leading the digital efforts of Pennsylvania’s largest newspaper. While at the Inquirer, Chris launched a quick-response breaking news... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
Room 1 (Main Room) 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