May 16 program: Nonprofits & the Changing Media Landscape

Media Diagram Showing Internet Television Newspapers And RadioNews media staff continue to shrink. Although some remain, there are not as many specific “beat” reporters to cover highly specific topics. Many news journalists are required to be generalists and also expected to create content for multiple platforms. How do these and other changes in the media landscape affect news gathering? How can nonprofit organizations best work with evolving and emerging news systems?

Moderator:  Andy Weisser, Communications and Public Relations Consultant, and Chair of NCM Network



LaFern Cusack, producer and host, “The Experience,” ESPN LA 710AM



Screen Shot 2018-04-30 at 7.53.32 PMLaura Hertzfeld, Program Director, Online News Association; Journalism 360



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Giovanni Moujaes, Emerging Platforms Video Producer, KTLA5 TV


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Jon Regardie, Editor, Los Angeles Downtown News



Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Check-in and light breakfast 8:40-9 a.m.
Panel and Q&A 9-10:30 a.m.
Wrap-up and networking 10:30-11 a.m.

La Kretz Innovation Campus / LA Cleantech Incubator
525 S. Hewitt St., Los Angeles 90013   MAP
Parking:  Street Parking, or $6.00 in La Kretz parking lot (to pay with credit card)

Tour of location is offered at end of program. If you intend to go on the tour, please fill out LIABILITY WAIVER in advance.  More about La Kretz/LACI and why the tour, below.

*NCM Network Members = $35 – CLICK HERE to register
*Non-Members / Guests = $55 – CLICK HERE to register

About the La Kretz Innovation Campus and Advanced Prototyping Center  (@LAIncubator):
The La Kretz Innovation Campus is a place where entrepreneurs, engineers, environmental organizations, and policymakers can collaborate, promote and support the development of clean technologies and LA’s green economy. In addition to being home to the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and an ecosystem of thought leaders, the campus features 30,000 sq.ft. of office and event space along with the region’s highest caliber Advanced Prototyping Center where members can design, build, test, certify and manufacture products all under one roof. Features include an electronics lab, bio-chemistry lab, cell lab, CNC center, water jet center, welding shop, 3D printing shop, use of premium CAD software, laser cutters, woodworking, an assembly bay, training centers and more. The Advanced Prototyping Center is utilized by LACI portfolio companies and open to the public through membership.
Designed by John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects (JFAK) and managed by LACI, the fully renovated 60,000 square foot facility is located in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. The campus comprises 3.2 acres owned by the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) and is approved for LEED Platinum rating utilizing state-of-the-art green technology including a 175 kilowatt photovoltaic solar canopy, fast charger EV stations, bioswales, and LA’s first public microgrid system.


Questions: Send an email to Joyce Harris at or call (800) 752-6515.

Your participation in this program helps fund NCM Network’s Lisa Davidson Memorial Scholarship for college sophomores and juniors majoring in communications, journalism, radio, or television at a four-year Southern California college or university. The scholarship program recognizes outstanding students who demonstrate excellent potential for improving the lives of the Southern California community through a communications career.

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