Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 | ONA Pre-Conference Workshop, Washington, D.C.
2:00 p.m. Welcome and Net-J Overview
Jan Schaffer - Executive Director, J-Lab
2:15 p.m. Sports Blog Networks on the Ball
Is there a new model for sports coverage?
Mark Evans - Editor, Tucson Citizen
Anthony Gimino - Grant Manager, TucsonCitizen.com Sports
2:45 p.m. Competitive Collaborations
What if competitors are trying to lock in the partners you want?
Bob Payne - Director of Communities, Seattle Times
Tracy Record - Editor, West Seattle Blog
3:15 p.m. Coffee break
3:30 p.m. Growing Your Own Partners
Creating your own hyperlocal news sites
Rick Hirsch - Senior Editor of Multimedia, Miami Herald
Steve Gunn - Editor of Innovations, Charlotte Observer
4:00 p.m. Editors Speak: The Value of Local News Networks
Rick Thames - Editor, Charlotte Observer
Mark Evans - Editor, TucsonCitizen.com
4:30 p.m. Training Your Partners
Social media, ad sales and other things.
Alicia Roberts - Project Manager, Charlotte Observer
Glenn Burkins - Editor, QCityMetro.com, Charlotte, N.C.
Angie Newsome - Fmr. Project Manager, Asheville, N.C.
5:00 p.m. Conclusion
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