Audience Engagement

Producing Editorial Events Ethically

  • Tanya Erlach
  • Agnes Varnum

News organizations across the country are getting into the events business. There is big revenue potential, but how do you bring together the business and editorial interests to...

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Make It and Take It Engagement Strategy Workshop

  • Ashley Alvarado
  • Jennifer Brandel
  • Julia Haslanger
  • Alex Laughlin

Do you have a project (or beat) that you want to engage your audience around? This workshop takes you through the steps of building a plan to reach the people you want to reach....

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We Have the Audience, So Show Us the Money

  • Led Black
  • Glenn Burkins
  • Molly de Aguiar
  • Karen Rundlet
  • Moderated by Tracie Powell

Hear from media entrepreneurs of color and funders on why we aren’t seeing more media startups in under-served communities. Expect a lively chat with insights into how local...

Under the Hood: Connecting Our Polarized Communities

  • Moderated by Katie Hawkins-Gaar

Our Under the Hood sessions offer a deep dive into bold ideas led by newsrooms of all types. In this unconventional format, you’ll get lightning talks on five projects and...

[Unconference] Engaging Your Audience With Audience Engagement: Beyond the Buzzword

  • Greg Emerson

This session was among the most popular pitched to our annual unconference, in which attendees can suggest topics they feel should be added to this year's schedule. The...

Table Talks: Audience Engagement + Analytics

  • Moderated by Meghann Farnsworth and Fergus Bell

Consistently ranked among the best experiences of our conference, this series of participatory, inspiring conversations will address challenging topics in your area of expertise....

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Do Audience Better: Lessons from 150 Newsrooms and a Year of Writing Code for The Coral Project

  • Greg Barber
  • Sydette Harry
  • Andrew Losowsky

Over the past year, The Coral Project talked to more than 300 people from nearly 150 news organizations in more than 30 countries, and then spent a year building tools to make...

Engaging Audiences with Live “High Def” Journalism

  • Megan Finnerty
  • Liz Nelson

USA TODAY launched a 10-event “variety show” format series of gatherings composed of one-on-one interviews, storytelling and performances. In doing so, it  created...

F* It, We'll Do It Live: Workshopping The Hows & Whys Of Live Stream Part II

  • Brandon Echter
  • Claire ONeill

In this session, we’ll dig a bit deeper into the whys of live video — and discuss what might come next. When has live news coverage made sense in the past? What are the...