This is the agenda for International Press Institute’s first ever virtual World Congress. We have developed an extended programme - starting September 15 through October 13, each Tuesday and Thursday, we’re re-imagining journalism through deep conversations and panels featuring some of the big thinkers and doers in journalism today.

USEFUL TIP: Please note that this programme website allows you to set the timezone for your own schedule. You can select this in the drop-down menu on the right hand side.

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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 association with Report for America.

Moderator / Host
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Jacqui Park

Congress and Membership Adviser, International Press Institute (IPI)
Jacqui is an editor, media strategist and congress and membership adviser for the International Press Institute. She is a senior fellow for media innovation at the University of Technology, Sydney was the founding director for the Beta festival for media startups and innovators in... 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 →

Kevin D. 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