Speakers

Michele McLellan

Consultant, Knight Digital Media Center, Block by Block Community News Summit
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On Twitter: @michelemclellan

imageMichele McLellan is a longtime journalist who now writes, edits and advises organizations about leadership, culture change, staff development, strategy and project development. Michele has advised the Knight Foundation and other organizations on new initiatives in digital media. She is the organizer of the Block by Block Community News Summit.

As a 2009-10 Reynolds Journalism Fellow at the Missouri School of Journalism, she developed Michele's List of promising online community news start-ups and organized Block by Block Community News Summit 2010 in Chicago. Michele also works as a Circuit Rider for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, advising foundation-funded news and information projects around the United States. From 2003-07, she directed Tomorrow's Workforce, a $2.5-million Knight Foundation project that demonstrated the link between strategic newsroom training, newsroom culture and a news organization's ability to adapt and innovate. She is a journalist who worked for more than 25 years as an editor and manager in newspapers, most recently at The Oregonian in Portland, Ore.

A Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2001-02, she has taught journalism and journalism ethics nationally and internationally, developed online courses for News University, and is an author of two books, The Newspaper Credibility Handbook and, with Tim Porter, News, Improved: How America's Newsrooms Are Learning to Change. She has been invited to make presentations at the conventions of the American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Associated Press Managing Editors. Michele has been an Ethics Fellow and guest faculty in leadership at the Poynter Institute.


KDMC Sessions

Wrap-up and Next Steps
October 04, 2011, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
PowerPoint: Powerpoint: You Need a Peep: How to Find, Recruit, Interview, Hire and Manage People (May 16)
Windows Media Video: Video: You Need a Peep: How to Find, Recruit, Interview, Hire and Manage People (May 16)
SEMINAR: Block by Block News Entrepreneur Super Camp

Box lunches and discussion
September 16, 2011, 9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp 2011

Explanation about the breakouts, coaches, one-on-one conversations
September 14, 2011, 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp 2011

So you got the money.  Now what?
September 13, 2011, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Video: Video: McLellan, Cohn, Francisco, Mosqueda: So you got the money. Now what?
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp 2011

Welcome and Program Overview
September 13, 2011, 6:00 AM - 6:15 AM
Video: Video: Michele McLellan: Introductions
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp 2011

Dinner – Presentation on Research into Entrepreneurial Journalism
May 17, 2011, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
PowerPoint: Presentation: Michele McLellan: The emerging news landscape
SEMINAR: News Entrepreneur Boot Camp 2011

Taking It Back
January 22, 2011, 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
SEMINAR: Knight-McCormick Leadership Institute

Scrum Session
January 21, 2011, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
SEMINAR: Knight-McCormick Leadership Institute

Concurrent Sessions: Lightning Round 2
January 21, 2011, 8:00 AM - 8:55 AM
SEMINAR: Knight-McCormick Leadership Institute

Setting up the Day
January 21, 2011, 7:00 AM - 6:30 AM
SEMINAR: Knight-McCormick Leadership Institute

Concurrent Sessions: Lightning Round 1
January 21, 2011, 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM
SEMINAR: Knight-McCormick Leadership Institute

Dinner and Welcome
January 20, 2011, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
SEMINAR: Knight-McCormick Leadership Institute

Lunch - Next Steps
October 07, 2010, 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

Labs
October 04, 2010, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

Breakout Groups - Overview of Boot Camp Deliverables with Knight Circuit Riders
October 03, 2010, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

Expectations for Afternoon Breakouts
October 03, 2010, 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Video: Video: Michele McLellan: Expectations for Afternoon Breakouts
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

Lunch and Welcome
October 03, 2010, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

Next Steps
July 31, 2010, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Video: Video: Michele McLellan: Next Steps
PowerPoint: Presentation: Michele McLellan: Next Steps
SEMINAR: Knight-McCormick Leadership Institute

Opening Lunch
July 29, 2010, 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Video: Video: Welcome and introductions; Discussion of Institute plan and expectations
PowerPoint: Presentation: Michele McLellan: Welcome and introductions
SEMINAR: Knight-McCormick Leadership Institute

Next Steps
March 25, 2010, 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

Presentations—Show Time!
March 25, 2010, 5:30 AM - 7:30 AM
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

Welcome and Introductions
March 21, 2010, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Link: Archived boot camp live blog
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

Break-out Groups and Work Sessions With Coaches
July 20, 2009, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
SEMINAR: News Leadership 2009

Break-out Groups and Work Sessions With Coaches
July 19, 2009, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
SEMINAR: News Leadership 2009

Welcome and Introductions: Who You Are and What You Plan to Do
July 19, 2009, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
SEMINAR: News Leadership 2009

Why Am I Afraid This Won’t Work – Managing People and Resources
June 07, 2009, 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM
PowerPoint: Leading Change in Your News Organization
SEMINAR: Transforming Ethnic News Organizations for the Digital Now

Project Discussions: Participants work with teams in break-out sessions with mentors/coaches
June 06, 2009, 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
SEMINAR: Transforming Ethnic News Organizations for the Digital Now

Laying the Foundation
July 15, 2008, 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
SEMINAR: Transforming News Organizations for the Digital Now

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