Platform Partnership Roundup for Local News

Presented at ONA19
September 11, 2019
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Major tech platforms have announced partnerships, funding and other opportunities for local news at a dizzying pace over the past year. In this session, we’ll clarify which initiatives are underway, and what funding opportunities are open now or in the near-term.

This session is designed for:

  • Leaders in local news curious about funding opportunities with these major platforms
  • Newsrooms looking to better understand the big tech platforms’ wants and interests
  • Anyone seeking a better understanding of the new local news funding landscape

Featuring

Josh Mabry
Local News Partnerships Lead, Facebook
Amy Adams Harding
Director of Analytics and Revenue Optimization, News and Publishing, Google
Gary Roundtree
Managing Editor, MSN Local/MSN Money/MSN Weather, Microsoft News
Amalie Nash
Vice President for Local News, USA TODAY NETWORK
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