Get registered today for ASNE-APME conference Sept. 11-14 in Philly!

Come join us Sept. 11-14 at the 2016 ASNE-APME News Leadership Conference in downtown Philadelphia! 
Registration is $275 for members of ASNE and $375 for nonmembers. APME members can register at
Attendees should make their hotel reservations by Aug. 19. The block of rooms we reserved at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown (1201 Market St.) has a nightly rate of $199 for Sunday, Sept. 11, through Wednesday, Sept. 14
Here are some highlights of the conference: 

Pre-conference workshop on newsroom transformation at 1 p.m. Sunday

This workshop is an interactive event designed to help news leaders interested in making digitally focused change in their newsrooms. The Knight-Temple "Table Stakes" effort, with the participation of four metropolitan newsrooms, has defined what any newsroom must have to be "in the game" of news in the 21st century. To register, email ASNE Communications Coordinator Jiyoung Won at The workshop has limited space and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis to those who are registered for the conference. 

Opening reception at 6 p.m. Sunday
This evening reception at the landmark National Constitution Center, at 525 Arch St., will open the conference. There will be food, drinks and entertainment. More details coming soon.   

Conference sessions Monday through Wednesday

Conference sessions will begin at 9 a.m. Monday and conclude at noon Wednesday at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, our conference hotel. 
Keynote speech by Marty Baron at 9:15 a.m. Monday
Executive editor of The Washington Post, Baron will speak about the transformational changes he has led in the newsroom. 
Session on product-focused newsroom at 1:45 p.m. Monday
The City University of New York's CUNY Graduate School of Journalism will teach editors how to develop community-driven news products.

Coffee with Counsel at 8 a.m. Tuesday

ASNE Legal Counsel Kevin Goldberg with law firm of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., and attorney Terry Mutchler with Pepper Hamilton LLC will answer any and all questions that editors have to help them better understand the laws that affect their everyday work. 

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Philadelphia Phillies baseball game at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday

A limited number of tickets are available for this game. Tickets can be purchased for $32 when you register for the conference.
The Future of the Modern News Media at 9 a.m. Wednesday
Moderated by ASNE Vice President Mizell Stewart, vice president of news operations at USA TODAY NETWORK, this session will discuss the following questions: What do the leaders and leading thinkers in news media today see in the years ahead? How are they changing to survive and thrive? How are they preparing their organizations for the future they envision?
A draft of the conference program is coming soon at and Questions? Please contact Jiyoung Won at or Sarah Nordgren at