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Thursday, September 24 • 11:00am - 12:45pm
Transformation: Rural news breaks out in all sorts of new ways

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Digital start-ups, non-profit and co-op ventures, radical new thinking at small news organizations - new journalism models with promise are springing up across the country, suggesting ways these can be replicated at the small-town level. Kristen Hare of the Poynter Institute and a panel of innovators present new models of news and ideas that we can all take home.

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Kristen Hare

Reporter, Poynter Institute
Kristen Hare covers the transformation of local news for the Poynter Institute. Her work for Poynter has earned her a Mirror Award nomination. Hare, a graduate of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, spent 5 years as the Sunday features writer and an assistant editor... Read More →

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Jim Iovino

Assistant Professor of Media Innovation, West Virginia University
Jim Iovino joined West Virginia University in July 2019 as the Ogden Newspapers Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Innovation.He is leading the NewStart Newspaper Ownership Initiative -- a program that is focusing on recruiting, training and supporting the next generation of community... Read More →
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Larry Ryckman

Editor and Founder, The Colorado Sun
Larry Ryckman is Editor and founder of The Colorado Sun. Previously he was senior editor at The Denver Post, managing editor at The Gazette in Colorado Springs and city editor at the Greeley Tribune. Ryckman spent 22 years at The Associated Press, where he was assistant managing editor... Read More →
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Les Zaitz

Editor and Publisher, Malheur Enterprise
Two-time Pulitzer finalist Les Zaitz is an Oregon native. He started his professional journalism career right out of high school, hired in 1973 as a general assignment reporter for the Salem Statesman Journal. He continued writing as a staff reporter and correspondent while attending... Read More →
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Tamika Moore

Managing Producer, Red Clay Media
Tamika Moore is a managing video producer and photojournalist based in Birmingham, Alabama. She tells inspirational stories about people and things that make up the South across different digital platforms at Red Clay Media. In 2017, she started People of Alabama, a celebration of... Read More →

Thursday September 24, 2020 11:00am - 12:45pm EDT
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