The seminar will include sessions on changing ethics in the digital age, time management, digital development, staff motivation and diversity. A program will be forthcoming.
Registration for the seminar will be $25 and include a box lunch. To register, email MPI Executive Director John Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 10:10 — What Ferguson taught us about training and social media. Some practical lessons on improving reporting – Engagement editor BETH O’MALLEY of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
- 11:20 — Why diversity is crucial to our future – MARGARET HOLT, The Chicago Tribune.
- 12:30-1:00 — Lunch
- 1:05 p.m. — Keeping up the good fight. How do you keep your staff motivated when you can’t give raises, promotions are rare, and the demands continue to increase? Panel – BOB ZALTSBERG, The Herald-Times, Bloomington, Ind.; TIM ETHRIDGE, Evansville Courier and Press; ERIN ORR, The State-Journal, Springfield, Ill.
- 2:15 p.m. — Digital development. Digital leaders talk about how their newsrooms are embracing new platforms and telling stories in different ways. RYAN REYNOLDS, Evansville Courier and Press.
- 3:30 p.m. — A roundtable: When it comes to management/leadership: What is your biggest problem? Your biggest success story? The most important lesson you learned the hard way? Your favorite tip? Something you would recommend everyone do? Something a boss has done that you’ll never forgive? Never forget? A roundtable discussion involving everyone at the seminar. BOB ZALTSBERG will moderate.
- 4:30 p.m. — Takeaways. MARGARET HOLT, TIM ETHRIDGE, BOB ZALTSBERG, ERIN ORR