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Executive Leadership Program [clear filter]
Thursday, August 9
 

9:30am

ELP Presents The New York Times Executive Breakfast Salon
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An intimate conversation with Carolyn Ryan, Assistant Managing Editor, on leadership, newsroom management and lessons learned.


Thursday August 9, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
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11:00am

ELP Presents: Negotiation I
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Negotiating a salary can be intimidating. Whether you’re at your current job, making a leap to the next or discussing an employment separation agreement, this two-part coaching session will help shape realistic expectations. You’ll learn not just when to discuss your salary, but when not to. You’ll also learn how to negotiate an entire compensation package, including additional benefits and in some cases severance and separation.

Speakers
avatar for Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Career expert, SixFigureStart
Caroline Ceniza-Levine specializes in career change and has reinvented herself multiple times from traditional employee to co-founder of SixFigureStart® career coaching and CostaRicaFIRE.com, a travel, real estate and FIRE blog. Caroline is the creator and facilitator of Behind... Read More →
avatar for Virgil L. Smith

Virgil L. Smith

Principal, Smith Edwards Group, LLC
Virgil Smith is a retired media executive having spent 20 years with McClatchy Newspapers and the 24 years with Gannett, where he served numerous roles, including president and publisher and corporate HR executive. He has recruited, mentored and coached hundreds of professionals from... Read More →


Thursday August 9, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
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12:00pm

ELP Presents Knight Foundation Executive Lunch Salon with Nancy Barnes and Don Shelton
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Nancy Barnes and Don Shelton will discuss how their newsroom applies the learning from Knight-Temple Table Stakes Project, a national initiative, to transform Metro newsrooms to become digital first and audience focused and to become self-sustaining by monetizing digital content.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Barnes

Nancy Barnes

Executive Editor and VP, Houston Chronicle
Nancy Barnes has been editor and executive vice president of the Houston Chronicle since October, 2013. The Houston Chronicle is the largest newspaper in Texas with Sunday circulation of about 350,000, a daily circulation of about 200,000, and a large daily digital footprint across... Read More →
avatar for Don Shelton

Don Shelton

Executive Editor, Seattle Times
Don Shelton has been the Executive Editor of The Seattle Times since 2016. The University of Idaho graduate has been a journalist for more than 40 years and a manager for more than 30. He previously was Sports Editor at The Seattle Times, Santa Rose Press-Democrat and Bellevue Jo... Read More →


Thursday August 9, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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2:00pm

ELP Presents: Negotiation II
Invitation Only

Negotiating a salary can be intimidating. Whether you’re at your current job, making a leap to the next or discussing an employment separation agreement, this two-part coaching session will help shape realistic expectations. You’ll learn not just when to discuss your salary, but when not to. You’ll also learn how to negotiate an entire compensation package, including additional benefits and in some cases severance and separation.

Speakers
avatar for Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Career expert, SixFigureStart
Caroline Ceniza-Levine specializes in career change and has reinvented herself multiple times from traditional employee to co-founder of SixFigureStart® career coaching and CostaRicaFIRE.com, a travel, real estate and FIRE blog. Caroline is the creator and facilitator of Behind... Read More →
avatar for Virgil L. Smith

Virgil L. Smith

Principal, Smith Edwards Group, LLC
Virgil Smith is a retired media executive having spent 20 years with McClatchy Newspapers and the 24 years with Gannett, where he served numerous roles, including president and publisher and corporate HR executive. He has recruited, mentored and coached hundreds of professionals from... Read More →


Thursday August 9, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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3:30pm

ELP Presents CBS Executive Salon
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As viewers shift from broadcast to digital TV and internet platforms, what does it take for traditional broadcasters to evolve the entire ecosystem from the inside out? CBS News President David Rhodes will share insights on how he and his team reimagine broadcast news.

Speakers
avatar for Elaine Quijano

Elaine Quijano

Correspondent and Anchor, CBS News
Elaine Quijano is a correspondent for CBS News contributing to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. Her reporting is regularly featured on "CBS This Morning" and the "CBS Evening News." She also anchors the Sunday edition of the "CBS Weekend News" and is an anchor for CBSN, CBS... Read More →
avatar for David Rhodes

David Rhodes

President, CBS News
David Rhodes is President of CBS News, responsible for all CBS News content on television, digital and radio. Since joining CBS in 2011, he oversaw the launch of “CBS This Morning,” and CBSN, a streaming news network. Previously, Rhodes was an executive for Bloomberg LP and the... Read More →


Thursday August 9, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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3:30pm

ELP Presents The Wall Street Journal Executive Salon
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Executive salon with Phil Izzo, deputy news chief of The Wall Street Journal. He will share how to be intentional about innovative storytelling, greater integration between product and news teams and workflow.

Speakers
avatar for Phil Izzo

Phil Izzo

Deputy Chief News Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Phil Izzo is The Wall Street Journal's deputy chief news editor, shepherding top stories across all platforms, including print, mobile and Web. Previously, he was mobile editor, leading the revamp of The Wall Street Journal's award-winning app. He covered economics for seven years... Read More →
avatar for Donna Tam

Donna Tam

Senior Project Manager, Marketplace
Donna Tam joined Marketplace in 2016 as its digital editor. She led the rapid expansion of the digital team, before stepping into Marketplace's first bridging role: senior project manager. In her role, she acts as a conduit between editorial and enterprise. Her past life includes... Read More →



Thursday August 9, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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Friday, August 10
 

9:00am

ELP Presents: Purpose & Passion
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Whether you are a journalist, a storyteller or a community leader, what drives your commitment to promoting social change? What inspires you? How do you sustain your sense of calling in the face of the everyday stresses of your job and your life? These are just some of the questions you ponder at Purpose & Passion. You are given the time and space to reflect on what truly matters to you—professionally and personally—and to reconnect with your passions and to clarify your personal values and sense of mission.

Speakers
avatar for Jon Funabiki

Jon Funabiki

Executive Director, Renaissance Journalism
Jon Funabiki founded Renaissance Journalism to lead local and national social justice media initiatives. He also is a journalism professor at San Francisco State University. Previously, he developed the Ford Foundation's journalism grant program, and he reported from throughout East... Read More →


Friday August 10, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm
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12:30pm

ELP Presents BuzzFeed Executive Lunch Salon
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An intimate conversation with Summer Anne Burton, Head of BuzzFeed Originals, overseeing all of BuzzFeed’s core editorial teams (lists! quizzes! pop culture! animals!) and Melinda Lee, BuzzFeed’s Chief Content Officer, overseeing all of BuzzFeed Media Brands which includes Tasty, Nifty, Goodful, As/Is and Playful, working to grow and monetize the brands as well as look for new opportunities to reach audiences. 

Speakers
avatar for Nissa Booker

Nissa Booker

VP of Talent, BuzzFeed
Nissa is the VP of Talent at BuzzFeed where she manages Talent Acquisition and Learning and Development.
avatar for Summer Anne Burton

Summer Anne Burton

Head of BuzzFeed Originals, BuzzFeed
Summer Anne Burton is Head of BuzzFeed Originals, overseeing all of BuzzFeed’s core editorial teams (lists! quizzes! pop culture! animals!). She has recently moved home after five years in New York to found BuzzFeed Austin, our first Texas office. Summer joined BuzzFeed in 2012... Read More →
avatar for Victor Limjoco

Victor Limjoco

Producer, NBC News
Victor Limjoco is a three-time Emmy award-winning producer for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, with 15 years of experience between media, technology, and product strategy. His stories include coverage of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado outbreak; the heroin crisis in America; Gabby... Read More →



Friday August 10, 2018 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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2:00pm

ELP Presents Gannett Executive Salon
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Mizell Stewart, Vice President, News Operations from USA Today Network and James Ku, Consumer Experience Director at Reno Gazette-Journal will highlight leadership practices that focus on doing impactful journalism through creative use of resources. We’ll share case studies on industry challenges and discuss the characteristics of leaders who are facing those challenges head-on.

Speakers
avatar for Mizell Stewart III

Mizell Stewart III

Head of Talent and Partnerships, Gannett / USA TODAY Network
In more than three decades as a journalist, Mizell Stewart III has been an award-winning reporter, top newsroom editor, radio and television broadcaster and corporate news executive. Today, Stewart is Head of Talent, Partnerships and News Strategy for Gannett and the USA TODAY Network... Read More →
avatar for James Ku

James Ku

Consumer Experience Director, Reno Gazette Journal
James Ku works on growing digital audience through the development of new products, events planning and social media strategies for the Reno Gazette Journal. Before managing digital operations, he worked in the Los Angeles area as an award-winning photojournalist.
avatar for Leezel Tanglao

Leezel Tanglao

Consultant, StatFury
Leezel Tanglao is a multi-media journalist at the intersection of editorial, product, business development and sales. She is currently consulting with media organizations through her company StatFury. She was most recently at CNNMoney as Assistant Managing Editor of Programming. She... Read More →



Friday August 10, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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