Klein Camp 2020 confirmed speakers

The 12th annual Klein Camp is going virtual in 2020— with the requisite format change to keep things interesting. Thanks, pandemic.

Informed by a survey of past unconference attendees, we’ve taken attendee feedback to shape our programming. You helped us select five big issues confronting newsrooms. We’ll kickoff each topic with venerated industry leaders, with ample engagement and conversation among all of you.

Here are our sessions and speakers:

TimingTitleDescriptionSpeakers
10am-10:05amWelcome!12th annual Klein Camp!David Boardman; Vincent Better
10:05-10:50amMoral Clarity and JournalismHow are newsrooms part of the problem, and part of the solution?Wes Lowery, CBS News; Alexis Johnson, Vice NewsTom Rosenstiel, American Press Institute 
10:50am-11:00BREAK
11am-11:50amNiche, Beat and Community ReportingWhen, how and why can smaller, focused and expert be better?Elizabeth Green, Chalkbeat CEO; Chris Wink, Technically Media  CEO
11:50am-12:00pmBREAK
12:15pm-12:45pmWow, 2020 (Lunchtime Roundtable)How are newsrooms changing for the better, and the worse, because of this year?David Boardman, Temple University; Marsha Cooke, VP of Impact, Vice; Sewell Chan, Editorial Page Editor, Los Angeles Times
12:45pm-1:00pmBREAK
1pm-1:50pmNews Organizations and Earned IncomeHow are newsrooms solving problems that people will pay for?Ken Doctor, Newsonomics; Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post
1:50pm-2:00pmBREAK
2pm-2:25pm: Fireside2:25-2:50pm: BreakoutsProfessional Development in Media and JournalismHow do we bring new skills, support mentorship and ensure more diverse newsrooms?Steve Waldman, Report for America; Lu Ann Cahn, Temple University; Sandra Clark, WHYY
2:50pm-3:00pmFAREWELLFinal RemarksDavid Boardman; Vincent Better

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