Jun 21 2012


NABJ Convention: Black News Entrepreneurs: Where Are They?

Jun. 21, 2012 at 12:15pm  |  Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA

A J-Lab panel discussion with Glenn Burkins, founder of QcityMetro.com, and Michelle Ferrier, founder of LocallyGrownNews.com.

Mar 20 2012


News Entrepreneurs vs. Traditional Journalism at SXSW 2012

March 20, 2012  |  Jan Schaffer & Susan Mernit - SXSW 2012 Austin, Texas

Sep 25 2011


2011 SPJ and RTDNA Conference: Excellence in Journalism

September 25-27, 2011  |  New Orleans, La.

Professional journalists are increasingly launching news websites in communities across the country. To be successful, they need a new skill set that encompasses more than just journalism.

Aug 3 2011


2011 NABJ Session: Ten Tips Every Successful News Entrepreneur Needs to Know

August 4, 2011  |  Philadelphia, PA

Ready to launch a local news startup? Want to grow an existing site? This session will offer 10 tips on how to be a successful news.

Jul 22 2011


2011 AAN Session: How Smaller Gets Bigger

July 22, 2011 at 2:30 p.m.  |  New Orleans, La.

Join J-Lab at the Alternative Newsweeklies Convention as we explore how smaller news organizations can have a big impact by collaborating.  We’ll look at some recent J-Lab examples in Philadelphia.

Jun 17 2011


2011 NAHJ Session: Ten Tips Every Successful News Entrepreneur Needs to Know

June 17, 2011 at 9 a.m.  |  Orlando, FL

Are you ready to launch a local news startup? Or grown an existing site? Learn from two Latina journalists who are running their own successful sites.

Jun 16 2011


2011 NAHJ: Engaging Communities in Hyperlocal Media

June 16, 2011 at 3:30 p.m.  |  Orlando, FL

How do we reach diverse segments of our towns, young people, seniors, and re-engage them in local politics and interest them in working with and for us?

Jun 9 2011


2011 IRE Convention: Let’s get engaged: Connecting better to your community

June 9, 2011 at 4:50 p.m.  |  Orlando, Florida

Leaders in the nonprofit news world get together to discuss community engagement.

Mar 24 2011


The News: Who’s Going to Pay for This?

Thursday, March 24, 2011  |  University Club -- Pittsburgh, PA

J-Lab’s Editorial Director, Andrew Pergam, serves as a panelist for a seminar presented by the University of Pittsburgh Honors College.

Oct 28 2010


Community News Caucus

Thursday, Oct. 28, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  |  ONA Pre-Conference Workshop, Washington, D.C.

J-Lab hosts a panel discussion on the “do’s” and “don’ts” of community journalism.