2020 New England Newspaper Conference Speakers & Panelists

Tuesday, November 17
The Future of Newspaper Journalism

Ken Harding, FTI Consulting, Senior Managing Director Publishing + Media

Harding leads the Publishing group within the Telecom, Media & Technology (“TMT”) industry practice at FTI Consulting. He specializes in providing strategic business and transformation, due diligence and operational advisory and leadership services to newspaper, magazine, printing, direct marketing and media companies of varying size.
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Wednesday, November 18
Engaging Virtual Events for Local Media

Rodney Gibbs, Executive Director, Texas Tribune Revenue Lab

Gibbs leads the Texas Tribune’s Revenue Lab. Launched in 2020, RevLab helps newsrooms around the world adopt the Tribune’s playbook for financial sustainability, and it experiments with new revenue ideas, which it tests locally and then shares freely.
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Thursday, November 19
Diversity, Trust and Inclusion in Journalism

Martin G. Reynolds, Co-Executive Director, External Affairs and Funding, Maynard Institute

Reynolds conducts Fault Lines diversity training programs for media companies, colleges and universities. He is a sought-after speaker on the state of diversity, trust and inclusion in journalism.

He is also the co-founder of Oakland Voices, a community storytelling project that trains residents to serve as community correspondents. He was named as Digital First Media’s Innovator of the Year for his work on Oakland Voices.
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