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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative meeting
January 22, 2019 (All day) to January 23, 2019 (All day)
Carroll Hall

Ten media organizations have been selected to learn how to engage audiences and create sustainable revenue streams as part of the year-long Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative starting in April 2018 and ending in April 2019.

The Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative, which has grown from the Table Stakes program for major metro newspapers, has created partnerships among the UNC Center for Innovation & Sustainability in Local Media, the American Press Institute and the Poynter Institute to add to the depth and impact of the effort. The program, supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and The Lenfest Institute for Journalism, has brought together 39 newsrooms from Houston to the Bay Area to Philadelphia to Alaska.

The participating organizations exist on a variety of platforms — radio, broadcast, newspaper, and digital — with teams of varying sizes, but they all face similar challenges in this disruptive digital age. They come from North Carolina, Virginia, Arkansas, South Carolina and Georgia.

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Ten media organizations have been selected to learn how to engage audiences and create sustainable revenue streams as part of the year-long Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative starting in April 2018 and ending in April 2019.

The Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative, which has grown from the Table Stakes program for major metro newspapers, has created partnerships among the UNC Center for Innovation & Sustainability in Local Media, the American Press Institute and the Poynter Institute to add to the depth and impact of the effort. The program, supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and The Lenfest Institute for Journalism, has brought together 39 newsrooms from Houston to the Bay Area to Philadelphia to Alaska.

The participating organizations exist on a variety of platforms — radio, broadcast, newspaper, and digital — with teams of varying sizes, but they all face similar challenges in this disruptive digital age. They come from North Carolina, Virginia, Arkansas, South Carolina and Georgia.

LEARN MORE

 
 
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January 23, 2019,
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Carroll Hall Student Services area

The MJ-school hosts "Meet the Pro" networking sessions to help connect students with professionals in a more personal way. Students can sign up for a 20-minute time slot to meet the professional in Carroll Hall, chat, ask questions and receive advice.

 

Maggie Kash '05Maggie Kash '05

Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 4-5 p.m.

Maggie Kash '05 is the communications director for the Sierra Club in Washington, D.C.

Click here to learn more about Maggie Kash
Click here to RSVP for the information session

The MJ-school hosts "Meet the Pro" networking sessions to help connect students with professionals in a more personal way. Students can sign up for a 20-minute time slot to meet the professional in Carroll Hall, chat, ask questions and receive advice.

 

Maggie Kash '05Maggie Kash '05

Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 4-5 p.m.

Maggie Kash '05 is the communications director for the Sierra Club in Washington, D.C.

Click here to learn more about Maggie Kash
Click here to RSVP for the information session

 
 
January 23, 2019,
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Freedom Forum Conference Center (Carroll 305)

Hear from professionals working at the intersection of the environment, science and communications in this panel of experts working in various communications industries.

Hear from professionals working at the intersection of the environment, science and communications in this panel of experts working in various communications industries.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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