Why wait until the last minute? Sign up now to bring your friend, colleague, family, whoever for only $100!
The 2018 ASNE-APME News Leadership Conference kicks off in just three weeks! For two full days at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, we'll address the latest innovations in content and technology, leadership strategies, new business models and more. Check out the schedule and sign up now to join us !
Five things you don't want to miss:
1. Register now through to bring your colleague for only $100
Those who register between now and can bring a second person for only $100. Email ASNE Communications Coordinator Jiyoung Won at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a promo code for this deal. Special rates are also available for retired members, spouses, students and APME's Regents. Lunch tickets ($40 a piece) for , and , can be purchased during registration.
3. A Conversation with A.G. Sulzberger
During the lunch on , we'll hear from A.G. Sulzberger who became the Times' publisher at the age of 37. As publisher, he is focused on safeguarding The Times' longstanding commitment to excellence and editorial independence "while embracing the imperative to adapt to a changing world." Sulzberger has long been a change agent inside the building. He was an architect of The Times' digital transformation and the principal author of the 2014 Innovation Report, which focused on growing and engaging its digital audience. He has also been one of the driving forces behind the company's business strategy, including the shift to a subscription-first model. Today, The New York Times has the largest digital pay model for journalism in the world, with more than 3.5 million paid print and digital subscriptions.
4. A Conversation with Google
During the lunch on , we'll have a conversation and a Q&A with Chrissy Towle, head of Google Local News Initiatives. Towle manages the News & Local Media team working with the largest publishing partners in the U.S. Her team facilitates and strategizes with those partners to ensure optimal use of Google products to drive maximum revenue and profitability.
5. Big J Track: What Do You Need to Know, An Executive Briefing
It is impossible to keep up with all the latest developments in an industry that is constantly evolving so we will do it for you. You will learn the latest in everything from visual storytelling breakthroughs to new business models. What does it do? How much does it cost? How do I use it to tell stories in a newsroom my size? You will leave with recommendations on where you should invest your resources. We will update you on the state of video and podcasts and report back on the new startup moves in journalism, fueled by Spirited Media and The Athletic.
Confirmed speaker: Jeremy Gilbert, director of strategic initiatives, The Washington Post
This session is sponsored by the Austin American-Statesman and GateHouse Media.