RJI Futures Lab

RJI Futures Lab video update: innovation and the future of newsrooms


The Reynolds Journalism Institute produces a free weekly video program to inform and inspire newsroom leaders. Each week, the Futures Lab update showcases innovative ideas and provides insight into new and growing trends in journalism across all media platforms. Topics include:

  • Behind-the-scenes case studies of cutting-edge work

  • Profiles and interviews with leading news innovators/entrepreneurs

  • Tips on integrating new technologies across multiple platforms

  • Insights from the latest industry research

  • Management tips for fostering innovation

The show is overseen and hosted by RJI Futures Lab Deputy Director Reuben Stern and Video Editor Olga Kyle. The reporting team includes students from the Missouri School of Journalism.


A new 10-minute episode is released every Tuesday and can be viewed on the RJI website, via a dedicated YouTube channel or through an iPad app.


To help you stay on top of our fast-changing industry, RJI also curates the best stories daily from across the web in RJI Links