Plugging in to Networked Journalism

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, 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,

4:30 p.m.        Training Your Partners

                       Social media, ad sales and other things.

                       Alicia Roberts - Project Manager, Charlotte Observer

                       Glenn Burkins - Editor,, Charlotte, N.C.

                       Angie Newsome - Fmr. Project Manager, Asheville, N.C.

5:00 p.m.        Conclusion