News Leaders 2016

Times of Northwest Indiana wins ‘Innovator of the Year’

Times of Northwest Indiana was named the 2016 APME Innovator of the Year, pulling ahead of two Pulitzer Prize winning newspapers, which were finalists for the honor. Editors attending the conference decided among the three finalists and civility won out.

8 thoughts from Washington Post’s Marty Baron on journalism’s future

The Washington Post’s relationship with owner Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon, enters its third year this October with Marty Baron leading as executive editor.

Hollis R. Towns wins McGruder Award for Diversity Leadership

Hollis R. Towns, the executive editor and vice president of the Asbury Park Press, has long been an advocate for increasing diversity in newsrooms.

Students connect with mentors at conference

Mark Baldwin, executive editor at the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, worked to coordinate a mentor program between experienced news editors and student journalists working to cover the conference in Philadelphia. The following bios were prepared by students about their mentor.... Continue Reading →

VIDEO: Conference Wrap-Up

Tackling race in the newsroom

Race relations and changing demographics in the U.S. are some of the biggest topics in newsrooms today.

Apple’s Eddy Cue to newspapers: “Without you, it would be a disaster”

In a rare conference appearance, Apple’s Eddy Cue spoke candidly with the nation’s top newspaper editors, reaffirming the tech company’s commitment to supporting quality journalism in a turbulent time.

Engaging Audiences Through Community Involvement

Engaging audiences is key, advised Emily Ramshaw, editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune and Jennifer Brandel, CEO and co-founder of Hearken.

How to incorporate more video into a newsroom

Incorporating video into the newsroom is becoming increasingly essential in the digital age.

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