Fantastic lineup of speakers for the LION Summit!

If you’re planning on joining us in Nashville, you are in for a treat. (And if you haven’t registered yet, you can register below!)

We’ve got great trainings on sponsored content best practices, solutions journalism, product management for newsroom leaders, covering the 2020 elections and census and boosting brand recognition in your market.

Plus, we’ve got Kevin D. Grant (Report for America), Karen Rundlet (the Knight Foundation), Dorrine Mendoza (Facebook) and Ashley Edwards (Google) talking about grant opportunities for publishers.

We’ll also be hearing about new, ambitious ideas to save local journalism from Elizabeth Green (the American Journalism Project and Chalkbeat), Roxann Stafford (the Knight-Lenfest Local News Transformation Fund) and Mandy Jenkins (The Compass Experiment).

And we’ll be hearing about successes and lessons learned from our LION members, including: Lance Knobel (Berkleyside), Jay Allred (Richland Source), Jiquanda Johnson (Flint Beat), Shamus Toomey (Block Club Chicago), Kelly Gilfillan (Home Page Publishing) Dylan Smith (Tucson Sentinel), Bob Conrad (This is Reno), Uriah Kiser (Potomac Local) and Ned Berke (Brooklyn Eagle).

Check out our entire schedule, and learn more about our wonderful group of speakers.

To be eligible for member rates, you must be a current LION Publishers member in good standing through Nov. 1, 2019. If you have questions about your membership status, please email us at