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SPJ Digital Media Committee - Hyperlocal Journalism

  • 24 Sep 2010
  • 5:30 PM - 6:59 PM
  • Illinois Technology Association, 200 South Wacker Drive, 15th Floor, Chicago

The Society of Professional Journalists' Digital Media Committee is proud to present an evening of exploration into the much talked about topic of "hyperlocal journalism." The panel will include:

To give you an idea of the topics that will be discussed, here are a few questions that the panelists will be asked:

  • How do you make money selling local news?
  • What is a day in the life of a Patch reporter like? What about the editor(s)?
  • What content on Patch sites is being consumed the most?
  • What, if any, multimedia skill sets is Patch looking for when they hire reporters?

The end of the evening will be Q&A with questions from the audience. Questions via Twitter and e-mail are encouraged for those individuals who cannot attend in person. Send your questions to spj_dmc@yahoo.com.

The Illinois Technology Association has generously donated the space for this event. However, seating is limited and registration closes two days before the event. Tickets are FREE! Please bring your ticket with a valid form of ID in order to be admitted into the building.

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