Using Facebook Groups to Engage With Your Readers and Get New Ones

Presented at ONA19
September 11, 2019
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Go Under the Hood for story tips and to learn how Ann Maloney and Todd A. Price, award-winning food and dining reporters formerly at NOLA.com / The Times-Picayune, created the popular Where NOLA Eats Facebook Group, growing it into a vibrant source for the community.

This session is designed for:

  • Newsrooms looking to expand their social engagement outside of official channels
  • Anyone who would like to learn how to build a subject-based Facebook Group
  • Moderators struggling to manage large, engaged and unwieldy networks

Speakers

Todd Price
Southern Correspondent, USA Today Network
Ann Maloney
Writer/editor, Freelance
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