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New York Leadership Workshop with Jill Geisler
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New York Leadership Workshop with Jill Geisler

This one-day workshop on July 28 for existing and emerging leaders will address the skills needed in today’s media organizations, from legacy to startup. The workshop will be led by Jill Geisler, The Bill Plante Chair in Leadership & Media Integrity at Loyola University Chicago. Geisler teaches and coaches media leaders worldwide. She will be joined by a diverse team of veteran journalism managers who will provide customized coaching to participants.

7/28/2017
When: Friday, July 28, 2017
9:00 AM
Where: City University of New York
217 E 42nd St
New York, New York  10017
United States
Presenter: Jill Geisler, Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity, Loyola University
Contact: Roxanne Foster
(510) 764-1677


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This one-day workshop on July 28 for existing and emerging leaders will address the skills needed in today’s media organizations, from legacy to startup. The workshop will be led by Jill Geisler, The Bill Plante Chair in Leadership & Media Integrity at Loyola University Chicago. Geisler teaches and coaches media leaders worldwide. She will be joined by a diverse team of veteran journalism managers who will provide customized coaching to participants.

The workshop will run from 9am to 4pm and a catered box lunch will be served.

Coaches

Stephanie Clary is the managing editor at Mic, overseeing the company's news-driven channels. Her career has been marked by a drive to experiment with how journalists can better gather, report and deliver the news by meeting users where they are both quickly and accurately. Previously she was the managing editor at Breaking News (a former startup inside NBC News), which won ONA's top technology award for journalism in 2016. Stephanie has won awards for her coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics and shares a 2010 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news with The Seattle Times staff. Follow her on Twitter @sclary.

After two decades covering news from Hollywood to The White House, Emmy-award winning television journalist, Caroline Comport decided to turn her attention to leadership coaching. While working for an international journalism non-profit, Comport guided the design of a coaching and leadership program that has trained journalists from more than 30 countries. She holds a certification in High Performance Coaching—a holistic methodology designed to help people accelerate their growth and develop new habits. In 2016, Comport founded Narrative Quest Leadership Coaching to guide organizations and individuals in crafting their own success stories. Find her on Twitter @CarolineComport.

Samantha McCann is the director of communities at the Solutions Journalism Network. She directs the network program—the conception, construction, and expansion of SJN’s city-based communities, as well as the online community, The Hub—all with the intent of supporting and connecting journalists interested in reporting on how people are responding to widespread social problems. She has published in The Journal of International Affairs, Scholastic, The Guardian, PRI, & others, and authored the text of an award-winning photography book, Columbia University in Pictures. She holds an MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a B.A. in political science from Seattle U. Find her on Twitter @mccanntha.

Julia Kagan is senior editor, personal finance and retirement, at Investopedia. She has a long background in magazine journalism: She was editor and editorial director of Consumer Reports, editor of Psychology Today, and national editor-in-chief of BackStage, and held senior editorial jobs at Working Woman, Ladies' Home Journal, Fitness and McCall's, among other publications. She was the Visiting J. Stewart Riley Professor of Journalism at Indiana University and is a former president of JAWS.

Katherine Lanpher is an award-winning freelance journalist based in Brooklyn.  Most recently, she served as an adjunct associate professor at the Columbia School of Journalism teaching audio storytelling. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, MORE magazine, the Paris Review Online, Time. Com and Slate. Her 2006 memoir “Leap Days’’ was published by Hachette and her voice is familiar to New Yorkers as a former substitute host on WNYC. From 2013 to 2016, she was the Senior Online Features Editor for Al Jazeera America in New York, where she managed a staff of three editors, two staff writers and scores of freelance writers around the globe. Her career includes stints as a podcast and public radio host, newspaper columnist, OpEd instructor, public moderator and travel writer. She was the co-host of Al Franken’s radio show when he launched Air America. Her Twitter handle is @kathlanpher.

Merrill Perlman led (what was then) more than 150 copy editors at The New York Times and was managing editor of the New York Times News Service, among other jobs in her 25 years at The Times. She coaches, trains and mentors writers and editors in news organizations, corporations and nonprofits, and is an adjunct assistant professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. Find her on Twitter @meperl.

Amy Resnick is the Editor of Pensions & Investments, the international news source for institutional money management. She manages reporters in the US, UK and Asia, and has been managing business and finance reporters since 2000. Prior to that, she worked as a reporter for more than 10 years. Amy is a JAWS member and former board member as well as mentor-editor for the OpEd Project. She has a master’s in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor’s from Tufts University. She tweets from @AmyResnick and @Resnick_PI.

Tina Susman is the national editor at BuzzFeed News. Previously, she was a national correspondent and foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, and Newsday, working mainly in sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, where she was the Times' Baghdad bureau chief from 2007-2009. At BuzzFeed, she and her deputy oversee 7 correspondents whose beats range from Islam in America to campus sexual assault to the cannabis industry. Follow her @tinasusman.

Fara Warner
has been a journalist for more than 30 years. As the Vice President of Custom Content for Dow Jones, she now works on the revenue side of the publishing business exploring new business models to support journalism, including but not limited to custom content. Her Twitter handle: @farawarner.