We Have the Audience, So Show Us the Money

Presented at ONA17
September 18, 2017
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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 media entrepreneurship — especially those led by people of color — presents the opportunity to fill gaps filled by cuts in legacy outlet budgets, or where communities were never well-served in the first place.

This session is designed for:

  • Funders who want to create a more inclusive startup environment
  • Media entrepreneurs, especially those who want to focus on underserved communities, interested in learning more about funding mechanisms
  • Those passionate about local news ecosystems and how they can be more representative

  • Speakers

    Led Black
    Editor-In-Chief, Uptown Collective
    Glenn Burkins
    Editor/Publisher, Qcitymetro.com
    Molly de Aguiar
    Managing Director, News Integrity Initiative / CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
    Karen Rundlet
    Program Officer / Journalism, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
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