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 Institute for Journalism
Kim Fox
Managing Editor, Audience and Innovation, Cal Matters
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