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Leadership Summit: The Future of Local News and Public Media

July 17, 2010 - July 20, 2010
Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California
In partnership with National Public Radio and Public Interactive

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About the Seminar

The Knight Digital Media Center, in partnership with National Public Radio, hosted a training workshop for 24 newsroom leaders representing 12 of National Public Radio’s member stations. The workshop focused on how to transform from public radio to local public media organizations using new tools and applications developed by NPR’s Public Interactive.

Speakers

Jeffrey Cole
director, USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future

Vikki Porter
Director, Knight Digital Media Center, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

Ellen Weiss
Senior Vice President for News, National Public Radio

Kinsey Wilson
Senior VP and General Manager, Digital Media, National Public Radio

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Resources

Presentation materials and slide decks used during the seminar.

PDF: Presentation: Matt Thompson: Creating a “River of News” (The What)
Flash File: Video: Jeffrey Cole: Market Demand, How Audiences Acquire News and Info
Flash File: Video: Scott Lewis / Jonathan Weber: Reinventing Local News Models
Flash File: Video: Scott Stroud / Keith Hopper: Putting the Audience First
Flash File: Video: Steve Safran / Rusty Coats: The Emerging Local News Landscape

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Agenda

July 17, 2010, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Market Demand: How Audiences Acquire News and Info

Presentation by:

  • Jeffrey Cole, director, USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future

July 17, 2010, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

NPR/Member Station Strategy: PIs New Role

Presentation by:

  • Kinsey Wilson, Senior VP and General Manager, Digital Media, National Public Radio
  • Ellen Weiss, Senior Vice President for News, National Public Radio

July 17, 2010, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Opening Reception and Dinner Why Were Here

Introduction

Presentation by:

  • Vikki Porter, Director, Knight Digital Media Center, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
  • Kinsey Wilson, Senior VP and General Manager, Digital Media, National Public Radio

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Fellows

Tung Angie
product manager, Public Interactive, a division of NPR Digital Media

Tamar Charney
program director, Michigan Radio

Jason DeRose
senior editor, national desk, NPR

Emily Donahue
news director, KUT

Vincent Duffy
news director, Michigan Radio

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