Sponsors

Brightspot

Brightspot™ is a next generation digital experience platform that powers over 2000 large-scale, highly dynamic and editorially rich experiences. Brightspot™ brings your teams together from day one, resulting in higher-quality deployments, faster time to market and lower cost of ownership.

http://www.brightspot.com

Facebook

Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. More information can be found at www.facebook.com.

http://www.facebook.com

Google

We build products that we hope will make the web better—and therefore your experience on the web better.

http://www.google.com

News Republic

News Republic leverages editorial, algorithmic and community intelligence to offer the sharpest and widest perspective on the world in custom news flows. Readers have access to multimedia content from over 1650 media partners around the world and can even connect with each other. We publish the news in 37 languages and 40 distinct country editions.

http://www.news-republic.com/

Gannett Foundation

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a next-generation media company committed to strengthening communities across our network. Through trusted, compelling content and unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of over 100 million people monthly. With more than 120 markets internationally, it is known for Pulitzer Prize-winning newsrooms, USA TODAY and specialized media properties. Visit www.gannett.com.

http://www.gannett.com/

Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more information, visit www.knightfoundation.org.

http://www.knightfoundation.org/

NBCUniversal owned Television Stations, Telemundo, and NBC News Digital Group

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

http://www.nbcuniversal.com/

NPR

We’re fueled by great storytelling and rigorous reporting. Our business is telling stories, small and large, that start conversations, increase understanding, enrich lives, and enliven minds. On the air, through digital platforms such as NPR One, and through live events, NPR and Member Stations are connecting with the audiences of today and tomorrow. Join us!

http://npr.org

American Press Institute

The American Press Institute conducts research, training, convenes thought leaders and creates tools to help chart a path ahead for journalism in the 21st century. Our analytics tool, Metrics for News, transforms existing web metrics into insights about which aspects of your journalism produce deeper engagement. Our research provides strategic insights for publishers to grow audiences and new business models.

http://www.americanpressinstitute.org

Banjo

Banjo captures real-time social and digital signals created every second and makes sense of them using sophisticated image recognition, text analysis, artificial intelligence and geolocation technologies. Now being leveraged by more than 1,000 professional media outlets, the advanced ‘situational awareness’ technology offers powerful discovery and publishing tools for its media partners.

http://ban.jo/

Dataminr

Developed in partnership with Twitter, Dataminr for News uses proprietary algorithms to instantly analyze every publicly available tweet in real-time and deliver the earliest tips for breaking news, off-the-radar content, and pre-trending stories to journalists. The service enables journalists and media professionals to receive notifications based on particular topics of interest and regions of focus.

http://www.dataminr.com

Disney Parks News Bureau

Disney Parks and Resorts Public Relations. Magic is the key ingredient at Disney Parks and Resorts. From the new Soarin’ Around the World at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts, to Marvel Super Hero Academy on the Disney Cruise Line to the exciting Adventures by Disney Rhine River Cruise – your journey awaits! For information visit WDWnews.com, DisneylandNews.com and DCLnews.com.

http://DisneyParks.com

ESPN

ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. ESPN is based in Bristol, Conn., with 4,000 employees and 7,000 worldwide. The company is 80 percent owned by ABC, Inc., an indirect subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. The Hearst Corporation holds a 20 percent interest in ESPN. More information can be found at espn.go.com.

http://espn.go.com

McClatchy Foundation

McClatchy is a leading digital media and information publisher offering news, information and marketing solutions in many of the nation’s best markets. Every day, our talented employees create and deliver award-winning journalism and advertising solutions to growing audiences and businesses. Our digital and print publications lineup include iconic brands such as the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star, The Sacramento Bee, The Charlotte Observer, The (Raleigh) News and Observer, and the (Fort Worth) Star-Telegram. In addition, McClatchy/s family of companies also encompasses 23 more successful digital media companies. McClatchy is headquartered in Sacramento, California, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MNI.

http://www.mcclatchy.com/

TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA Digital includes Cars.com, CareerBuilder, G/O Digital, and Cofactor. TEGNA Media, the broadcast division of TEGNA Inc., is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations, covering 36 million households that reaches one-third of all television households nationwide. Combined, TEGNA informs and engages more than 90 million Americans every month. Often the highest – rated station group, TEGNA Media produces award-winning, innovative programming, across platforms that make a difference in the communities we serve. In 2015, TEGNA Media won 72 Regional and 12 National Edward R. Murrow awards, three Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University awards, 44 NNPA awards, eight NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards, and was named Station group of the Year by Broadcasting & Cable. Through quality, award-winning journalism, innovative, and original programming, TEGNA Media is a partner in people’s lives. As the most recognized station group for excellence in local news, we are the trusted, go-to source for news and information in our communities.

http://www.TEGNA.com

The TEGNA Foundation

The TEGNA Foundation is a corporate foundation sponsored by TEGNA Inc. Through its Community Grant Program, TEGNA Foundation empowers the people we serve by supporting nonprofit activities in the communities in which TEGNA does business. Through its other programs, the Foundation invests in the future of the media industry, encourages employee giving, and contributes to a variety of charitable causes.

http://www.tegnafoundation.org

.news

A .news web address gives professional journalists, media outlets, and bloggers an authoritative name to deliver up-to-date information. Whether your coverage is focused on a region (www.austin.news), a topic (www.election.news), or a product (www.hyundai.news), simple and memorable domain names are available to you. Stand out from the crowd with a .news domain. Get yours today at Name.com.

https://www.name.com/domains/news

AFP

AFP offers 24/7 coverage of the events shaping the world today. Our news and content packages can easily be configured to deliver an engaging user-experience on any platform/device. From white-label apps to raw-content feeds, AFP is the reliable resource for HD video, hi-res photography, sports applications, illustrated stories and breaking-news alerts. Follow the news in real-time with illustrated LIVE reports on breaking-news and select sports events, as well as over 800 LIVE video feeds per year. Custom editorial services are also available, including special assignments and production assistance!

http://www.afp.com/en

Associated Press

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world’s population sees news from AP.

http://www.ap.org

Chartbeat

Chartbeat, the content intelligence platform for publishers, believes that today’s content creators need mission-critical insights – in real time and across desktop, social and mobile platforms – to turn visitors into audience. That’s why our software goes beyond clicks and pageviews so content creators can understand what, within their content, is keeping people engaged. Partnering with over 60,000 media brands across 60+ countries, Chartbeat’s software and front-line tools help the world’s leading media companies understand, measure, and build business value from the attention earned by their content.

https://chartbeat.com/

CNN Digital

CNN Digital is the world’s most visited news site across desktop and mobile. So far this year, the site has claimed #1 in video streams and is the most followed and fanned news organization across social media. The CNN Digital portfolio includes CNN.com, CNNi.com, CNNMoney.com and the newly relaunched CNNPolitics.com, now the #1 politics site. More information can be found at www.cnn.com.

http://www.cnn.com

Guardian US

Guardian US, with newsrooms in New York, Washington DC and San Francisco, covers US and global news. theguardian.com is one of the largest English-language newspaper websites in the world. The Guardian is most recently renowned for The Counted, its investigation into killings by US police; its NSA surveillance revelations; and its globally acclaimed investigation into phone hacking.

http://www.theguardian.com/us

Knight-Mozilla OpenNews

OpenNews is a joint project of Mozilla and the Knight Foundation that supports people doing work with data, development, and design in journalism. We create ways for people to build their skills and connections in this community through our website Source, our fellowship network, and inclusive events like our conference SRCCON.

https://opennews.org/

McCormick Foundation

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is committed to fostering communities of educated, informed and engaged citizens. The Foundation was established as a charitable trust in 1955, upon the death of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. The Foundation is one of the nation’s largest foundations, with more than $1 billion in assets.

http://www.mccormickfoundation.org

Parse.ly

Parse.ly partners with digital publishers to provide clear audience insights through an intuitive analytics platform. Thousands of writers, editors, site managers, and technologists use Parse.ly to understand what content draws in website visitors, and why. Our powerful dashboards, API and data pipeline empower our customers’ digital strategies that have grown and engaged sites’ loyal audiences. See how at www.parsely.com.

http://www.parsely.com

ProPublica

ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. In 2010, it was the first online news organization to win a Pulitzer Prize. ProPublica is supported primarily by philanthropy and offers its articles for republication, both through its website and directly to leading news organizations selected for maximum impact.

https://www.propublica.org

SmartNews

SmartNews is the award-winning, news-discovery app loved by millions. Our machine learning algorithms evaluate tens of millions of articles, behaviors and social interactions to surface only the most interesting and important stories—impartially—on a global scale. Our unique, publisher-friendly approach generates new traffic for publishers’ websites and enabling them to keep 100% of article ad revenue.

http://www.smartnews.com

SocialFlow

SocialFlow provides social tools for the media companies and publishers across the globe. TheSocialFlow Platform drives superior results & workflow efficiencies for clients of all sizes. SocialFlow’s optimization feature predicts top performing social content, amplifies its distribution &increases engagement, setting SocialFlow apart from other social platform offerings. SocialFlow also offers AttentionStream, an advertising sponsorship of top social content to help publishers monetize their social success.

http://www.socialflow.com

Storyful

Storyful is the global leader in social news and content for publishers, marketers and communications. We marry proprietary technology and world-class journalism to find and verify the most important and engaging trends and social content anywhere in the world in real-time. Our services are essential to newsrooms, video teams and content creators hungry for insight and social video.

https://storyful.com/

Stringr

Stringr is a video marketplace that sources custom footage — fast. Stringr has the only nationwide network of highly responsive videographers and an experienced curation team to help you get the shots you want. From breaking news to community events to interviews and press conferences, Stringr has the highest fulfillment rates in the business and prioritizes both shot composition and speed.

http://stringr.com/ona

The Denver Post | AdTaxi

As “The Voice of the Rocky Mountain Empire,” The Denver Post is Colorado’s leading source for news and information. With the largest news-gathering team in the state, our journalists examine important issues, using every platform available to deliver those stories to our audience. Created by The Denver Post, AdTaxi drives revenue for media groups and advertisers through comprehensive digital solutions.

http://www.denverpost.com

Twitter

When news breaks, it breaks first on Twitter. But with photos, videos, GIFs’, polls and live-streaming, Twitter has come a long way from when reporters were limited to 140 characters. Hear the latest insights into how news spreads on Twitter. See the latest tools, features, and find out how journalists are using them to tell stories and shape global conversations.

https://twitter.com/

Viafoura

Viafoura empowers over 600 media brands to engage, discover, and grow their audiences through a robust set of engagement, analytics, and user experience management tools. Our Audience Development Platform enables media companies to gain actionable insights and make real-time decisions that maximize return on engagement. To learn more about Viafoura Audience Development Platform, visit viafoura.com.

http://viafoura.com

Wibbitz

Wibbitz is the leading automated video creation platform for publishers. It enables publishers to produce premium videos at scale, providing intuitive editing tools and top-quality licensed content from providers including Reuters and Getty Images. Wibbitz supports production for thousands of videos each day, allowing partners like AOL, Time Inc., and Bonnier to increase monetization and engage their audience with video.

http://www.wibbitz.com/

Acusense

Acusense uses state-of-the-art computer vision and artificial intelligence to discover the most important video and imagery on social media during breaking news. The tool allows journalists to verify content and assess the integrity of the sources providing it, and with technology that analyzes all videos and images in fractions of a second, the tool enables newsrooms to save both time and money when breaking news for their audiences.

http://acusense.ai

Ball State University

The M.A. in Journalism program at Ball State University provides an opportunity for students to become better reporters and storytellers with an expertise in media analytics, as well as students who want to specialize in media analytics and management with an in-depth knowledge about the media industry. The program is 100 percent and only online with part-time and full-time options.

http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/journalism/graduateprograms/majournalism

Bing

Bing helps passionate people search what they love and builds experiences that help them dive into those passions. In addition, Bing is bringing search capabilities to new places beyond the browser, like Cortana, Windows 10, or Office, opening possibilities for Publishers to have content discovered by more readers and in context to what they are looking for.

http://www.bing.com

CNN Newsource

CNN Newsource Digital is the affordable, one-stop solution for digital news publishers. From trusted content from CNN’s worldwide newsgathering and more than 1,100 local news and strategic partners, to compelling text, video and images from a single source, CNN Newsource Digital is the end-to-end solution for all your digital news publishing needs. Visit cnn.com/newsource to learn more.

Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company, whose operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. To learn more about opportunities at CMG, please visit www.jobs.coxmediagroup.com.

Desk-Net

Desk-Net is the cloud-based editorial calendar tool. National, regional and local newsrooms worldwide use Desk-Net to improve their planning and coordination processes. Customers such as the LA Times, WebMD, Time Inc. and Süddeutsche Zeitung use Desk-Net. At the ONA16 we will be demoing our new mobile web client.

E.W. Scripps

Scripps is driven to create a better-informed world. We do that through broadcast news, news websites and mobile apps, national digital brands, podcasts and original programming. We are an industry pioneer and a leader in building journalism businesses for digital-age consumers. See where Scripps can take you. Booth #E5.

http://www.scripps.com/

Gracenote Sports

Gracenote Logo_ColorGracenote is the world’s leading entertainment data and technology company. We power the top media companies, music services, consumer electronics companies, automakers, and cable and satellite operators on the planet. At its core, Gracenote helps connect people with the entertainment they love most.

http://www.gracenote.com/sports/sports-data/

Graphiq

Graphiq_Logo-1Graphiq is a semantic technology company that instantly delivers deep insights from the world’s data. Since 2009, the company has amassed the world’s deepest knowledge graph, encompassing 500 collections, 1B+ entities, 250B+ data points, 25B+ curated relationships and 10M+ data visualizations. Thousands of journalists utilize Graphiq’s authoritative visualizations to add validity and engagement to their articles.

https://www.graphiq.com/

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford

The JSK Fellowships at Stanford University fosters journalistic innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership. Each year, we give 20 outstanding individuals from around the world the resources to pursue and test their ideas for improving journalism. We work to help them make the most of the creative spirit that is synonymous with Stanford University and Silicon Valley.

http://jsk.stanford.edu/become-a-fellow/

National Endowment for Financial Education

The National Endowment for Financial Education is an independent, nonprofit, noncommercial foundation that inspires Americans to make informed financial decisions in every stage of life. NEFE supports and encourages journalists to advance reliable consumer finance reporting. We provide expert resources, story ideas, research, polls and more. NEFE also conducts an annual reporting workshop and recognizes outstanding work through its awards.

http://www.nefe.org/press-room

NewsWhip

NewsWhip tracks the spread of millions of stories, videos, and other content attracting engagement and driving activity on social media, showing users where the discussion is right now, as well as what’s worked over time. Visit our stand in the exhibition hall to learn more about we help leading newsrooms, including the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, Mic.com, BuzzFeed and many more.

http://www.newswhip.com

Radix

.PRESS domains were launched with an objective of creating a differentiated namespace for journalists on the web. With the growth of digital journalism, it has become extremely critical for journalists to create strong web identities. .PRESS Domains helps them build these identities.

http://www.domains.press

Scholars Strategy Network

Need an expert? The Scholars Strategy Network connects journalists with leading researchers from around the country, free of charge. SSN scholars provide evidence-based analysis – on deadline with no jargon.

http://www.scholars.org

ScribbleLive

ScribbleLive Engage creates unique, live experiences with UGC, social and original content. Engage is designed to help you: Stay connected to your fans or audiences through unique, customizable digital experiences that are syndicated across multiple screens. Build relationships using data analytics to understand what content resonates with your audiences  and deliver more of those types of content to deepen the relationship. Keep your digital outlets top of mind by utilizing the right mix of social, UGC and original content to keep fans engaged with your digital properties for longer periods of time. We are trusted by over 800 leading brands, including Reuters, Fox Sports, The Huffington Post, Red Bull, NBA, The Boston Globe, Global News and more!

http://scribblelive.com

SocialNewsDesk

SocialNewsDesk makes it easy for everyone in your newsroom to get the most out of social with leading-edge tools built just for them. SND’s publishing, discovery and analytics tools give you an advantage over the competition. Powerful solutions like SNDOnAir and SNDCampaigns make it simple to display and monetize social. And we’ll match you with a dedicated social media expert.

http://www.socialnewsdesk.com

Submittable

Submittable, a YCombinator company, enables publishers with a simple powerful way of crowd-sourcing and curating videos, articles, images, and audio from your audience or contributors. Features include: ability to create custom calls for work in seconds, in-app video transcoding, public and private voting and review tools, and it fully integrates with most CMS platforms via a robust API and White-labeling. Publishers can accept work from any type of device. Clients include The Chicago Tribune, The LA Times, CBS, BuzzFeed, St Louis Magazine and thousands more.

https://www.submittable.com/

The NewsGuild-CWA

Working together, members of The NewsGuild-CWA have a collective voice to address the challenges and concerns of workers in our ever-changing newsrooms. In print, digital and broadcast journalism, Guild members stand together to advance the working conditions of journalists across North America. TNG is a labor union representing over 24,000 media workers as part of the 700,000-member Communications Workers of America.

http://www.newsguild.org

The Sports Xchange

The Sports Xchange delivers premium sports content to millions of daily readers through clients and partners including Reuters, Gracenote, STATS Inc., Sportradar, CBS, FOX, Microsoft and many others. At the heart of TSX is a network of 600+ professional writers driving a full-scale wire service featuring breaking news, coverage of 6,000+ events and a turnkey editorial solution for your custom content needs.

http://www.sportsxchange.com/tsxfiles/topstories

Dow Jones News Fund

The Dow Jones News Fund promotes media careers in the digital age. Our vision is robust news media staffed by well-trained, innovative journalists who reflect America’s diversity and value a free, strong and fair press. We prepare digitally-savvy interns for newsrooms as data and digital journalists, reporters and interactive news editors. Go to dowjonesnewsfund.org or follow @DJNF on Twitter.

http://dowjonesnewsfund.org

Drizzle

Drizzle enables publishers, journalists, and pro-bloggers to sell their premium content directly to readers. Readers can purchase content with a single click and are offered two user-friendly payment options: pay-per-article via micropayments and monthly subscriptions. Drizzle increases direct revenue, reader engagement and the number of paid subscribers. Publishers can automatically track their best performing content and upsell it to their readers in the most effective way.

https://getdrizzle.com

Medill

Want to lead, launch or build digital media businesses? Medill’s Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Specialization will prepare you for leadership roles in digital publishing. The immersive one-year curriculum includes three months at Medill’s San Francisco campus, a part-time internship at a Bay Area company, and a six-month entrepreneurship class in which you’ll work with developers and business experts to launch a real digital business.

http://www.medill.northwestern.edu/

Nasdaq

GlobeNewswire, a Nasdaq company, is one of the world’s largest newswire distribution networks. Companies of all sizes—public corporations, small businesses, professional organizations and agencies—rely on Nasdaq to broadcast their market-moving news and corporate announcements to a worldwide audience. We specialize in the delivery of corporate press releases, financial disclosures and multimedia content to the outlets that matter, including the media and investment community.

http://business.nasdaq.com/intel/public-relations/

National Geographic

National GeographicNational Geographic Partners, a joint venture between National Geographic Society and 21st Century Fox, combines National Geographic television channels with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic Studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; and children’s media.  For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com and find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

www.nationalgeographic.com

United

United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 airports across five continents. United is proud to have the world’s most comprehensive route network, and this year, the airline anticipates taking delivery of 21 new Boeing aircraft. United is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 192 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook.

http://united.com

Wallace House, Knight-Wallace Fellowships for Journalists and the Livingston Awards

Wallace House at the University of Michigan is home to the Knight-Wallace Fellowships and the Livingston Awards. The two programs recognize exceptional journalists for their work, leadership and potential. The house was a gift from legendary newsman Mike Wallace and his wife, Mary. Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on the edge of the University’s main campus, Wallace House is a place for community, sharing knowledge, gaining inspiration and fostering excellence in journalism.

http://wallacehouse.umich.edu/

WordPress VIP

We know WordPress. WordPress.com VIP provides hosting and support for some of the biggest sites on the web, including Time.com, FiveThirtyEight.com, QZ.com, TheSun.co.uk, and Fusion.net. VIP provides rock-solid cloud hosting on the WordPress.com server grid, serving billions of pages every month.

https://vip.wordpress.com/