[FEATURED] Platform Partnership Roundup for Local News

Major tech platforms have announced partnerships, funding and other opportunities for local news at a dizzying pace over the past year. In this session, we'll clarify which initiatives are underway, and what funding opportunities are open now or in the near-term.

This session is designed for:

  • Leaders in local news curious about funding opportunities with these major platforms
  • Newsrooms looking to better understand the big tech platforms' wants and interests
  • Anyone seeking a better understanding of the new local news funding landscape


Josh Mabry
Local News Partnerships Lead, Facebook
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Amy Adams Harding
Director of Analytics and Revenue Optimization, News and Publishing, Google

Gary Roundtree
Managing Editor, MSN Local/MSN Money/MSN Weather, Microsoft News


Amalie Nash
Vice President for Local News, USA TODAY NETWORK
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