Montgomery Symposium set Nov. 19

Posted October 21, 2021

This year’s Montgomery Family Symposium will focus on sustainability and succession.

While the webinar is free, registration is required for the event, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m on Friday, Nov. 19. Register here.

Join Teri Finneman, professor of journalism at the University of Kansas, and Jim Iovino, director of Newstart and assistant professor of media innovation at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media, as they lead the discussion.

Finneman will discuss her research on Plains newspapers and what innovations are working and her ongoing research on sustainability and best practices for community newspapers.

Jim Iovino will discuss the Newstart program and new local news models (nonprofit, B-corp, reader revenue-driven vs. advertising, etc.) and also discuss ownership transition and what you can do now to secure your publication’s future.