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Sheraton New Orleans

4th Floor - Bayside A+B

500 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA 70130

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ONA19 Welcome Session RSVP: Building a Future for Local News: Meet the Innovators Reimagining Journalism for All Communities Hosted by Knight Foundation


At a time when local newspapers are closing their doors and laying off journalists, there are people and projects across the country creating a future for local journalism with new ways to serve their communities. On the eve of ONA19, please join a welcome reception and discussion with local news innovators on how they are providing inspiration and hope for the future of news.


Please note: This event is open to all ONA19 attendee pass types, as well as guests with News Leaders Association conference credentials.


This session is designed for:

  • Newsroom leaders interested in learning about new models and methods for the future of news
  • Journalists looking for multiple perspectives to report complex stories and engaging community on story sourcing.
  • Anyone who values granular data, diverse voices and reporting depth


Speakers:

  • Tasneem Raja, The Tyler Loop
  • Darryl Holliday, City Bureau
  • Jamie Grey, WVUE
  • John Thornton, AJP


Moderator:

  • Laura Frank, Colorado Media Project


This event is sponsored by Knight Foundation

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Sheraton New Orleans

4th Floor - Bayside A+B

500 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA 70130

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Organizer Online News Association

Organizer of ONA19 Welcome Session RSVP: Building a Future for Local News: Meet the Innovators Reimagining Journalism for All Communities Hosted by Knight Foundation

The Online News Association is the world’s largest digital journalism association. Membership includes journalists, technologists, executives, students, educators and other digital media professionals. ONA’s mission is to inspire and support innovation and excellence in digital journalism. The mission is served through work in five focus areas:

  • Developing strategies for emerging tech
  • Sharing best practices on audience engagement and metrics
  • Innovative news storytelling
  • Experimenting and finding new revenue and business models
  • Cultivating newsroom leadership, culture and diversity

ONA also hosts the annual Online News Association conference and administers the Online Journalism Awards.

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