Things I Wish I'd Known Before Launching My Media Startup

  • Friday – 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Bayside C - 4th Floor | Sheraton
  • #ONA19StartUp
  • Session audio will be posted

From formation to funding, hyper-local publications are complex, challenging, impossible projects to launch. Join this essential conversation to learn about the pitfalls and challenges from leaders who have taken the leap and walk away with concrete first steps and tools and programs to make your media startup a reality.

This session is designed for:

  • Anyone who can see in the hedge-fund driven layoff landscape the shape of an independent publishing future
  • People interested in launching their own media startup
  • Industry leaders looking to better understand the independent media ecosystem


Tracie Powell

Tyree Worthy - Publisher, NOLA Messenger
@tcworthynola |

Matt Hennie

Tasneem Raja - Executive Editor, The Tyler Loop
@tasneemraja |

Jiquanda Johnson

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