Local News Highlights: New Orleans

Presented at ONA19
September 11, 2019
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Close your conference with some local color and hear from some of the most important and innovative voices making journalism in the print, broadcast and digital space across Louisiana and beyond at the ONA19 Local Showcase!

This session is designed for:

  • Newsroom leaders looking to understand the local market
  • Journalists interested in learning about new projects and initiatives
  • Anyone who cares about vibrant journalism in the New Orleans area

Featured Projects

  • WWL | Tom Planchet
    The Saints, covering the NFC Champs debacle and video and photos restrictions in sports
  • New Orleans Messenger | Tyree Worthy, Publisher
    Launching into Gentilly, unforeseen issues and keeping the commitment without missing a beat
  • 1The Lens | Marta Jewson, Reporter
    Schools investigation: Charter renewal, state assessment and graduation eligibility scandals point to pervasive cheating and mismanagement
  • Mississippi Today | Lauchlin Fields, Web Editor
    Engagement team and strategy: a 10-point strategy to promote the work of our newsroom

Speakers

Tyree Worthy
Publisher, NOLA Messenger
Marta Jewson
Education Reporter, The Lens
Lauchlin Fields
Web & Engagement Editor, Mississippi Today
Thomas Planchet
Digital Director, WWL-TV (Tegna)
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