Senior Leadership Conference

At the Senior Leadership Conference, attendees will learn the latest revenue-producing and expense-saving programs from the industry’s leading companies.

Here we highlight another of the six Solution Showcase sessions.  Additional sessions will be highlighted soon.

Enabling Reach and Revenue: Lineup Innovation and Client Success
Host: Host: Michael Mendoza, Founder and CIO, Lineup Systems

Learn how Lineup is continuing to innovate by helping clients increase advertising revenue and audience monetization.

Tuesday morning at the Senior Leadership Conference is all devoted to AI — the latest innovations, guidelines to maintain trust, building AI systems responsibly, legal impacts, plus future opportunities and challenges.
Kevin Hall, president of Georges Media Group, will moderate the opening session at the Senior Leadership Conference: Revenue 2024.

This fast-paced session will feature some of the industry’s leading voices discussing the hottest issues and opportunities in revenue management, development and diversification opportunities, including events, digital revenue, sales training & recruitment and more.

Panelists are:

  • Mike Fortman, associate publisher, TH Media
  • Jason Hegna, vice president of sales, Shaw Media
  • Paul Kasbohm, EVP and chief revenue officer, StarTribune
  • Amy Sutton, inside advertising director, The Post and Courier

Community News Act

Eight additional legislators — on both sides of the aisle — have signed on as co-sponsors of the Community News & Small Business Support Act (HR 4756).
Industry News
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether state laws that seek to regulate Facebook, TikTok, X and other social media platforms violate the Constitution.
The Latino Donor Collaborative (LDC), a nonprofit organization and think tank dedicated to producing research that highlights economic opportunities for growth, has unveiled the first annual edition of the 2023 LDC-NAHJ U.S. Latinos in Journalism Report, available for download.
“We must all increase our efforts to optimize media investments that enhance brand image and minimize brand safety and misinformation concerns. Moving ad dollars from MFA sites to quality news journalism platforms is one way to achieve that.” — Bob Liodice, CEO of the Association of National Advertisers
Eighty-four participants representing news publishers in 25 states across the country will meet with Senators and Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Sept. 27 as part of a Support Journalism Fly-In hosted by the News/Media Alliance, a nonprofit trade association representing more than 2,000 print and digital news and magazine publishers in the U.S. The Fly-In is being held to advocate for the importance of quality journalistic and creative content and the need for legislative action in the United States.

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Local Newspaper Study

America’s Newspapers releases 2023 Local Newspaper Study

Greg Watson | America's Newspapers

America’s Newspapers has released results from the 2023 Local Newspaper Study, the first national research project dedicated to how readers consume local news and advertising in nearly a decade.  

“America’s Newspapers is committed to meeting the needs of our members and of the industry,” said Dean Ridings, CEO of America’s Newspapers.  “We are proud to present the 2023 Local Newspaper Study, a project dedicated specifically to measuring the difference local newspapers make.”

The national study of 5,000 respondents was conducted by the independent research firm Coda Ventures, and provides compelling evidence of the importance, relevance and vitality of today’s newspapers in the American media landscape. 

An overview of the study is available HERE.

The 2023 Local Newspaper Study was made possible by America’s Newspapers and the continued support of the Inland Press Foundation and the SNPA Foundation. Additional support was provided by Adams Publishing Group, Clarity Media Group, EO Media Group, Gannett Company, Inc., Press Publications, Ogden Newspapers, Paxton Media Group, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Shaw Media, Southern Newspapers, Inc., The Seattle Times, The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate, WEHCO Media, Inc., and Wick Communications.  Special thanks also to our partners at Coda Ventures and Editor & Publisher. 

For more information about the 2023 Local Newspaper Study, contact Greg Watson, CMO, America’s Newspapers at