Sponsored Session: Opportunities in Local TV News: More than TV, More than Local, Sponsored by Hearst Television

  • Saturday – 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Bayside A+B - 4th Floor | Sheraton
  • #ONA19

This session is sponsored by Hearst Television

This event is presented by Hearst Television

Local news is the most trusted news source for Americans, and it has never been more important to communities across the U.S. Local television providers are investing in newsrooms and digital staff across platforms. In this session, hear directly from the people doing this work every day: applying digital skills in television reporting, rethinking how broadcast news is told across platforms, creating digital content on a national level, and experimenting with new digital startups at Hearst. Learn what opportunities await you in newsrooms all across the country.


Jennifer Crockett - Reporter, WDSU - TV

Erin Lowrey - Digital Media Manager, WDSU - TV

Stephanie Backus - National Digital Editorial Manager, Hearst TV
@stephaniebackus |

Mary Staes - Digital Currator, Very Local New Orleans


Andrew Fitzgerald - Chief Digital Content Officer, Hearst Television
@magicandrew |