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Tuesday, October 6 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
New Ways to do Local Journalism

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Connecting with and serving local audience; building trust and business models to secure sustainability.

In partnership with Craig Newmark Philanthropies and Report for America.


Moderator / Host
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Jacqui Park

Head of Network Strategy and Innovation, International Press Institute
Jacqui leads IPI’s work on network strategy and innovation. She is a journalist and editor with deep experience building journalism communities around press freedom and high-integrity journalism, particularly in the Asia-Pacific. She is Senior Fellow for Media Innovation at the... Read More →

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Sbu Ngalwa

Political Editor, Newzroom Afrika
Sbu Ngalwa is an experienced journalist with 18 years experience. Sbu has previously held a number of senior positions at various publications - including as Politics Editor at the Sunday Times and Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Dispatch and DispatchLive.He has also worked as a Parliamentary... Read More →
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Maple Walker Lloyd

Director of Development and Community Engagement, Block Club Chicago
Maple came to Block Club Chicago from the MacArthur Foundation, where she was team coordinator for its Journalism & Media program. Maple is also a former weekend news anchor for WGN Radio. She now works with subscribers, foundations, individual donors and corporations to expand Block... Read More →
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Kevin Grant

Vice President, Report for America / The GroundTruth Project
Kevin Douglas Grant is The GroundTruth Project’s Co-founder and Chief Content Officer, as well as Vice President of Report for America. Previously Senior Editor of Special Reports at GlobalPost, he has led reporting projects around the world and his work has been recognized by the Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Un... Read More →
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Dhanya Rajendran

Editor-in-Chief, The NewsMinute (TNM)
Dhanya Rajendran is co-founder and editor-in-chief of digital news portal The NewsMinute (TNM) which provides a regional media focus on the five southern states in India.

Tuesday October 6, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST