MediaShift featured the launch of J-Lab’s Masters Mediapreneurs Initiative, a new grant program aimed at “encore entrepreneurs,” or those who are age 50-plus. The initiative awarded $12,000 to four Baby Boomers who have a sustainable idea for a news venture.
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For immediate release Noon, Feb. 5, 2015 Contact: Jan Schaffer email@example.com Washington, D.C. – Four media startups proposed by entrepreneurs over 50 have been selected to receive $12,000 each in encore media entrepreneur funding, J-Lab announced today. The projects are a single-topic magazine on Medium.com, a Connecticut hyperlocal FM/streamed radio station, daily Internet radio newscasts
Last week we announced an awards project to help Baby Boomers launch news startups. This week, we chuckle at our new nickname and shine a spotlight on the history that gave the project momentum. “Geezer grants” is the term some wags have applied to the $12,000 startup funding open to people age 50-plus who want
For immediate release Noon, Oct. 29, 2014 Contact: Jan Schaffer firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, D.C. – Encore media entrepreneurs, age 50+, are invited to apply for seed funding to help them launch news projects in 2015 as part of a new initiative launched today by J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism. Four $12,000 awards are available to
Business News Daily published an article today on American University’s new Masters of Arts in Media Entrepreneurship program.
Sometimes the time is right. More on the “Anatomy of a Shutdown” for New Hampshire’s Rye Reflections, which is shutting down after a 5-year run. Contrary to what you might expect, it wasn’t a case of running out of money.