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This conference is made possible by the generous support of Montclair State University, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
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Friday, April 25 • 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Filling the Niche in Local News

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Communities need more than just breaking or hard news. We talk to several sites about how they cover underreported topics in their communities.

Moderators
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Joanna Breen

Founder & President, Flying Leap Media, LLC
Joanna Breen is a digital strategy consultant, helping publishers of all sizes develop bigger audiences and sustainable revenue models for video content.  Immediately prior to this, Ms. Breen served as VP, Video & Television Programming at Everyday Health, Inc, where she launched the company's video business and grew monthly video views from 35 thousand to 10 million in less than six months.  She was also responsible for development... Read More →

Speakers
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Morgan Holm

VP and Chief Content Officer, Oregon Public Broadcasting
Morgan Holm is Senior VP and Chief Content Officer at Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. He has served as news director, host, producer and reporter since joining OPB in 1990.Holm started out reporting and hosting at Jefferson Public Radio and then moved to KOBI-TV in Medford, OR as a weekend news producer and assignment editor. He graduated summa cum laude from Southern Oregon University with a BA in Communication. During his career at OPB... Read More →
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Tim Minton

CEO, Zazoom Media Group
Tim is a leader in short form digital content creation that leverages technology for scalable production. As CEO of Zazoom Media Group, he has built a startup company that began in his mother-in-law’s dining room to be a global producer and distributor of online news and entertainment. | | ZMG’s videos have been viewed more than 500M times, in English, Spanish, French, Portugese and Mandarin. Distribution partnerships with all of... Read More →
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Jarrett Murphy

executive editor and publisher, City Limits
Jarrett Murphy, editor-in-chief, has been with City Limits since February 2007. Murphy grew up in New Britain, Connecticut, graduated from Fordham University in the Bronx, and later received a diploma in public financial policy from the London School of Economics and a masters in economics from the New School. Before coming to City Limits in February 2007, he worked at WFUV-FM, the Hartford Advocate, CBSNews.com and the Village Voice. He has been... Read More →
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Jeanne Pinder

CEO, ClearHealthCosts.com
Jeanne Pinder is the founder and CEO of Clear Health Costs. She worked for The New York Times for 23 years before founding Clear Health Costs. Jeanne gained a 360-degree view of journalism from working as an editor, reporter and human resources executive before volunteering for a buyout in late 2009 and becoming a web entrepreneur. At The Times she was an editor on the foreign desk, a reporter on the business desk and... Read More →


Friday April 25, 2014 2:20pm - 3:20pm
MSU Conference Center: Room A University Hall, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ

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