Meet Knight Foundation, one of our generous ASNE-APME conference sponsors!

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is excited to support the upcoming ASNE-APME conference Sept. 11-14 in Philadelphia. Be sure to check out some of the great work Knight Foundation is funding as part of its commitment to advance excellence in journalism and inform people in communities of all sizes through experimentation, innovation and leadership.
A free pre-conference workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. SundaySept. 11, will explore lessons from the Knight-Temple "Table Stakes" Project, which brings together four major media organizations, The Dallas Morning News, the Philadelphia Media Network, the Miami Herald and the Minneapolis Star Tribune, to act as testing grounds for new mobile and digital practices. Join project leader Douglas K. Smith and representatives from the four participating newsrooms to learn new tools and techniques in developing a digital-first newsroom culture.
The workshop has limited space. To sign up, email ASNE Communications Coordinator Jiyoung Won at
In addition, on Sept. 12, newsroom leaders involved in the "Table Stakes" Project will participate in a panel discussion. The discussion will be moderated by New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg and include Suki Dardarian, Minneapolis Star Tribune; Mindy Marques, Miami Herald; Robyn Tomlin, The Dallas Morning News; and Stan Wischnowski, Philadelphia Media Network. They will highlight their experiences in creating digital- and mobile-focused newsrooms and discuss how the changing media landscape has impacted journalism business models and their communities.  
Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. The foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit