Poynter Mobile News Summit 2015

Course Overview

Poynter Mobile News Summit 2015
Seminar Snapshot
These Seminar Snapshots are free thanks to the generous support of The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Time Estimate:
Each video replay is about an hour long, but you can watch it at your own pace.

About Seminar Snapshots

A Seminar Snapshot features video highlights that capture the key learning of a seminar presentation.

More than 50 percent of Americans report getting news through their cellphones. What does this mean for media organizations? Learn how newsrooms can adapt to this reality and share lessons that are applicable for newsrooms of all sizes.

These video snapshots are part of a daylong summit hosted by The Poynter Institute on Sept. 14, 2015, in New York. Speakers include:

  • Raney Aronson-Rath, executive producer, FRONTLINE
  • Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University
  • Jim Brady, founder and CEO, Billy Penn
  • David Cohn, executive producer, AJ+
  • Jaime Holguin, manager of news development, Associated Press
  • Stacy-Marie Ishmael, managing editor for mobile news, BuzzFeed
  • Damon Kiesow, head of mobile initiatives, McClatchy Interactive
  • Allan Klosowski, vice president, mobile and connected devices, of SpotX
  • Michael Owen, deputy news editor, New York Times
  • David Sleight, design director, ProPublica
    • Callie Schweitzer, editorial director of audience strategy, TIME
  • Kinsey Wilson, editor for innovation and strategy, and executive vice president, product and technology, New York Times

The event was sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

What Will I Learn:
  • Mobile‚Äôs rapid growth and what it means for newsrooms and audiences
  • Mobile revenue strategies and trends
  • How to build the best news apps team
  • How to cultivate cutting-edge ideas from within
  • Lessons from mobile-first newsroom leaders
Who should take this course:

Anyone who wants to learn about the rapid rise of mobile and its impact on newsrooms.

Training Partner:

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, the Foundation works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society.

MacArthur is one of the nation's largest independent foundations.