A Practical Guide to Local Newsroom Innovation

Presented at ONA19
September 11, 2019
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Learn how to start a newsroom innovation lab or better use the one you have with this comprehensive conversation about the nitty-gritty details undergirding a strong innovative team, from funding models and staffing needs to required competencies and salary scales.

This session is designed for:

  • Newsrooms just beginning to carve out roles and teams to approach innovation
  • Organizations that have built an innovation lab but need robust strategic objectives to move forward
  • Anyone who would like to better understand the role of innovation projects in the newsroom

Speakers

Sarah Schmalbach
Product Director, The Lenfest Lab @ The Inquirer
Kim Fox
Managing Editor, Audience and Innovation, Cal Matters
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