Prognostications, predictions and prophecies from industry execs

Live from the America's Newspapers' Senior Leadership Conference


As live events slowly return, America's Newspapers' Senior Leadership Conference took place live at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs. Just under 200 attended sessions on growing audience, maximizing revenue, building a better internal culture for our operations and more. On Monday, October 18th, 2021, Editor & Publisher's participation included the announcement of the 2021 Publisher of the Year recipient: Judi Terzotis, followed by the moderation of a robust lunchtime panel discussion by news publishing leaders on their views and predictions on the future of the industry.

Topics covered during this lively discussion included:

  • Print frequency and what it may look like in the years to come
  • Should Google & Facebook be made to pay for the content they monetize from our journalists?
  • The future of funding our newsrooms and can local journalism survive on just ad and reader revenue?
  • Finding talent and what it will take to recruit and keep employees
  • The return of local ownership and how this impacts the future of local journalism

In this 107th episode of “E&P Reports,” Publisher Mike Blinder moderates, live from America's Newspaper's Senior Leadership Conference, a panel of industry executives that includes Heidi Wright, COO and Publisher, EO Media Group; Tim Prince, Senior Vice President, Boone Newspapers, Inc; PJ Browning, President and Publisher, The Post and Courier and John Rung, President and CEO, Shaw Media who address some important predictions on what the future holds for news publishers.


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