Vivian Vahlberg

President, Vahlberg & Associates
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imageVivian Vahlberg is president of Vahlberg & Associates, and project director for The Chicago Community Trust's Community News Matters program, a project of the Knight Community Information Challenge. Vahlberg & Associates is a Chicago-based national executive consulting firm with expertise in management of foundations, nonprofit organizations and news media. Previously, Vivian was managing director and director of Digital Media of the Media Management Center at Northwestern University, where she developed research, publications and educational programs for news media executives. Also, she was director of journalism programs for the McCormick Tribune Foundation, where she managed investment of more than $70 million in journalism grants and programs in the U.S. and Latin America; executive director of the Society of Professional Journalists; vice president of the National Press Building Corporation; assistant Washington bureau chief for the Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City Times and Colorado Springs Sun; and adjunct professor of journalism at the Medill School of Journalism. She was the first woman president of the world-renowned National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and is an inductee of the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame. She has edited and/or written numerous studies about the news media. Most recently, she co-authored three major research studies of the online habits and preferences of young people.

KDMC Sessions

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

How Do You Make Money at the Job?
July 30, 2010, 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Link: Web Site: Andrew Gaerig: The Economics of Advertising
Word Document: Paper: Penny Abernathy: Remarks to the Federal Trade Commision on June 15, 2010
PDF: Thesis: Andrew Gaerig: The New Economics of Advertising
PDF: Paper: Penny Abernathy: The News Landscape in 2014: Transformed or Diminished?
Word Document: Resources: Penny Abernathy: Additional Reading
Video: Video: Vivian Vahlberg: How Do You Make Money at the Job?
SEMINAR: Knight-McCormick Leadership Institute

Overview and Lessons From Year 1
March 21, 2010, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
PowerPoint: Martin: Lessons Learned: 2009 Knight Community Information Challenge
SEMINAR: Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

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

Preparing for Change Outside the Newsroom Looking In
January 07, 2007, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SEMINAR: Transforming News Organizations for the Digital Future


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