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Sunday, November 19 • 10:45 - 12:00
Sustainability Workshop -- Part 2: Best Practices

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What are the keys to a successful startup? How can serious newsrooms diversify revenue? What innovative practices will provide a strong base and financial structure to do the journalism you want to do? Doing great journalism isn't enough -- your group's success will also depend on good management, sound accounting, determined fundraising, and diversified revenue. In this part two of our Sustainability Workshop, we feature two experts on membership models, plus two top staff from the Media Development Investment Fund and the Omidyar Network, who will talk about what they look for to invest in independent media around the world. 

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Bridget Gallagher

Gallagher Group LLC, USA
Bridget Gallagher provides fundraising strategy, implementation assistance, and counsel to domestic and international clients working on transparency, information access, and civic participation issues in the context of the rapidly changing 21st century media ecosystem. A fifteen-year... Read More →

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Emily Goligoski

Head of Research, Membership Puzzle Project
How rare is this: Emily is first an advocate for consumers, helping newsrooms figure out how to build engaged communities. She was the first UX research lead at the NYT with plenty of membership case studies up her sleeve.
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Maaike Goslinga

International Editor, De Correspondent
As the International Editor of the Dutch online platform De Correspondent I am responsible for all international collaborations and investigations. My mission is to erase borders in how we approach topics and themes and set up extensive networks with journalists abroad, which enhances our reporting and our understanding of things that shape our world... Read More →
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Nishant Lalwani

Director, Omidyar Network
As a director for Omidyar Network’s Governance and Citizen Engagement initiative, Nishant leads the firm’s global strategy for investing in independent media. Nishant was formerly the co-founder and chief operating officer of the Global Innovation Fund (GIF), a nonprofit social... Read More →
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Mohamed Nanabhay

Deputy CEO, Media Development Investment Fund
Deputy CEO of the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF); digital media practitioner, entrepreneur and strategist

Sunday November 19, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 PST
Wits Science Stadium - 1st Floor, Room 104 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,