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).
What our independent news experts learned from auditing 75 news businesses
Takeaways from the LION-GNI Sustainability Audits and Funding program
How to measure and market your impact ft. Angie Cirone and Anjanette Delgado
A LION conversation about telling your newsroom’s story, hosted by Outlier Media executive director Candice Fortman.
3 fundraising myths that could be holding your news business back
How measuring and marketing your impact can help you make the most of fundraising season, even as a for–profit publisher.